Job Search Sites and Other Resources for Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology and other science majors.

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Tips from Alumni to You:

Look for jobs on AfterCollege (entry level jobs and internships) or LinkUp. 

Look for jobs/opportunities on Idealist (nonprofit jobs).

Create a LinkedIn Profile. Find former CalStateLA students and professors in your network. Connect with companies that interest you.

Create a Twitter account and follow companies/organizations that interest you. Remember to keep your posts professional.

Register on Handshake (a job/internship search site service provided by CalStateLA for students)

Click on any of the images shown here to go to the corresponding resource page.​

Other Resources:

Visit the Careers Pages for the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department or the Biology Department more information and resources. You can even look at websites from departments at other universities, for example the Biology Deparmtent at Cal State Fulleron.

See our Sample Resumes link for examples of resumes from former CalStateLA students.

For further information on how to apply for jobs, write a resume, prepare for internships and more, visit the Cal State LA Career Development Center

More Job Search Sites in Science:

BioCareers - the career hub for postgraduate life scientists

BioSpace - the home for the life sciences industry


LifeScience Network


Don't forget that national organizations also advertise jobs. For example, SACNAS has a Career Center site. For more about national organizations, click here.

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