Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Biosciences?

Skills gained


Skills and experience
Biology-related jobs are particularly competitive, so it is valuable, and sometimes crucial, to gain practical experience in the field.
The link below details a wide range of programmes that you could apply to work experience

Work experience demonstrates your commitment to the career and knowledge of what is involved.
During your course, you could also use the summer holidays or evenings and weekends to get some experience through paid opportunities or voluntary work.
A number of organisations offer work experience including the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.
You could also try contacting science museums, research and clinical laboratories, conservation facilities or pharmaceutical companies
Medical research Council
Has an excellent resource to support students in finding opportunities for funding, job, studentships as well as lots of careers advice as well.


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Last Updated: 04/09/2019