Life Sciences, Health, Biotech, & Pharma

Explore career opportunities in Health & Science!

Explore diverse career paths in the life sciences, health, biotech, and pharma through this page. Discover specific resources and job boards, view articles and videos showcasing different opportunities, connect with Dartmouth alumni, and observe real-time job market trends.

Which STEM Careers Are Right for Me? Quiz

STEM careers are plentiful and lucrative, but what if you have no idea which one to choose? Maybe you like math or science, but you’re unsure how those subjects translate to STEM careers. Or maybe you’d like to understand all …

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10 Biotechnology Careers that Don’t Involve Bench Work

While biotech is often associated with laboratory and bench work, there are myriad roles available off the bench that still allow professionals to contribute to the development of new drugs and therapies. If you want to work in biotech but …

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Careers in Public Health for Every Major

This piece by Heather Krasna, Associate Dean of Career Services at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, explores the field of public health, highlighting job opportunities for every major.

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Why Choose a Career in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Why choose a career in the pharmaceutical industry?

The pharmaceutical industry is a rapidly growing and dynamic field that offers many opportunities to build a fulfilling career. Whether you’re interested in science and research, technology and innovation, management, business or …

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Top 10 glamorous healthcare jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

The healthcare sector, known for its vital and often challenging work, also offers a range of glamorous jobs that can be appealing to students, recent graduates, and those at the beginning of their careers. These positions combine the fulfillment of …

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Job Market Trends: Career Research Made EasyIn partnership withLightcast logo

Search by keyword OR by filtering for industry and occupation. Explore potential jobs and industries in depth using data that reflects real-time labor market trends.

Using this tool, a quick keyword and location search can tell you:

    • • General information about a job

    • • Average annual earnings in different locations

    • • Top employers currently hiring for this role

    • • Employment trends and projections for the next ten years

    • • Job titles for popular positions within the industry

    • • “Hard skills” by occupation, e.g., Adobe InDesign, Pivot Tables

    • • Desired education levels

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Alumni Connections

  • Providence, RI
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  • New York, NY
  • Senior Director, Strategy EY-Parthenon
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  • London, UK
  • Executive Coach PRONTO Improv Exec Coaching
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  • Lexington, MA
  • Founder Meema Stories
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Supply Chain Analyst Baptist Health South Florida
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  • Providence, RI
  • Recent Biomedical Engineering PhD graduate Brown University
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  • Boston, MA
  • Owner and Principal Consultant A.L. Forbes Consulting,LLC
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  • Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
  • Associate Therapist/Trainee Airport Marina Counseling Service
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