Advice For Recent Biology Graduates

What jobs can you get with a Biology degree?

Biology Graduates find themselves leaving university with a degree and looking for jobs where they can use their learnt practice and delve into their scientific field of choice. But one question on many graduates’ minds is what jobs are out there for them to apply for...

Biology graduate jobs are varied due to the subject’s nature being so diverse. The types of opportunities that are available for graduates of Biology are within the field with life science, laboratory work with microbiology and similar fields. 

Here is an example list of Biology graduate jobs you could expect to find;

  • Microbiologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Medical Writer
  • Soil Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmacologist
  • Science Writer
  • Physician

How can a Biology Graduate get that edge they need in such a competitive job market?

Because of the diversity of the types of roles a Biology graduate can accomplish, they are suited to a range of jobs. However if a role is popular and has a competitive edge then having a specialism under your belt will give you those extras points you might just need to get that dream job. This can be achieved through undergraduate degree programs, post graduate masters or even going as far as PhD would be very beneficial when going through the application stage.

Expected starting salary for Biology Graduate?

When getting your first post graduate job related to your degree, you would be expecting around the £20,000-£25,000 mark but this can vary depending on numerous variables. 

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