Career Development Resources
What can I do with a degree in Pharmacology?
A question often asked by those interested in a pursuing a degree in pharmacology. Surprisingly, graduates in Pharmacology can often find themselves with a wide range of career opportunities to pursue. This page contains several resources for Pharmacology graduate students to use as they consider their career paths and interests. The goal is to inform students about career development information and activities that are available at the national, local, and university level. Additionally, actively pursing the resources within these links can help build important career connections as well as begin career networking.
For some students, choosing a career path can be a difficult and stressful decision, however these resources can help aid in the transition from student to professional life. Career exploration and job searching should be an exciting time for a graduate student, NOT a difficult or uncomfortable task.
Opportunities Across the Country
Science Career Search Engines
|The Scientist||Jobs in the scientific field.|
|Medzilla||Jobs in healthcare, pharma, and science|
|Biospace||Life Science Jobs|
|Idealist.org||Jobs in Non-profits & Policy Jobs|
|NIH||Open positions in the NIH|
|FDA||Job opportunities at the FDA|
|NIH post-doctoral positions||For those who are looking in to further post-doctoral training at the NIH|
|Indeed||A great general job search engine|
|Aerotek||A science-related recruiting agency|
|Science Magazine||A career resource + search engine through Science|
|Nature Magazine||A career resource + search engine through Nature|
Miscellaneous Resources that may aid in your job search and careers
|Government Jobs||A quick overview guide on the type of government jobs one can get with a Ph.D.|
|National Association of Science Writers||A forum in which to join forces to improve their craft and encourage conditions that promote good science writing.|
|American Medical Writers association (AMWA)||The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is the resource for professional medical communicators, promoting excellence in medical communication and providing educational resources in support of that goal.|
|Society for Technical Communication (STC)||A forum in which to join forces to improve their craft and encourage conditions that promote good science writing.|