Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.


Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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Animal Science

Medical Technology

Biotechnology

Medical Writer
Cell Biology Molecular Biology

Education

Pharmaceutical

Environmental

Research

General

Summer Research Opportunities

Government (Federal, State & Local)

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

Health Science

Women in Biology


 

ANIMAL SCIENCE

American Society of Animal Science
http://www.asas.org/
A professional organization for animal scientists designed to help provide effective leadership through research, extension, teaching and service for the livestock and meat industries. Links include educational resources and jobs. Membership to ASAS is free for undergraduate students and $20 for graduate student membership.    

* Animal Science Jobs

http://www.animalsciencejobs.com/default.asp

This site serves the career needs of technical, sales, management, operations and support professionals in the Animal Health, Animal Nutrition, Food, Genetics and Biotechnology industries. Includes information on featured graduate programs, upcoming events in the Animal Science field, and internship and job postings.

 

American Registry of Professional Animals Scientists
http://www.arpas.org/

This society is dedicated to the certification and development of Animal Scientist Professionals through continuing education and professional publications.

NetVet: Veterinary Resources
http://netvet.wustl.edu/vet.htm
A comprehensive educational resource site that provides information regarding animal-related fields and with links to many other veterinary resources.

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BIOTECHNOLOGY


* Biohealthmatics.com

 http://www.biohealthmatics.com/

This comprehensive website which provides not only social networking features, but a knowledge center, jobs and resumes databases, career advice articles, industry articles, latest industry news, company profiles, a web directory for online resources and discussion forums.

 

* BioPharmGuy.com

http://biopharmguy.com/story.php

This website is for jobs in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. This website consist mainly of direct links to biotech/pharm company career pages categorized by business type and region and is especially useful for students interested in smaller companies.

 

* Biospace.com

http://www.biospace.com/

This website is a global hubsite for life sciences. If you are interested in biotechnology and other life sciences this this website houses news, jobs and career information.

 

* Biotechfind-Biotech Search Engine and Career Center
http://www.lifesciencesworld.com/
BiotechFind.com is a directory of international links covering the fields of biotechnologies and biofinances and including a Biotechnology Career Center.

* Careers in Biotechnology
http://www.gene.com/gene/index.jsp
Site is designed to bring information to young people who are interested in career in biotechnology. Site contains links to other related sites and job postings.

* HireBio.com
http://www.hirebio.com/
Biotechnology jobs and career resources, with specialty focus areas in informatics, research, and sales.

* Sci Careers ? The Life Science Home Page
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/
Science Careers website features high-quality commentary on the state of the science workplace environment. The site is dedicated to "furthering careers in science and technology" and the heart and soul of this site is the science job database.

* The BioCareer Center
http://www.biocareer.com/index.cfm
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and SciWeb bring you one of the most comprehensive online career resource centers on the Internet.  This award winning site is efficient, effective and an easy way to connect job seekers and recruiters in the biotechnology industry. 

 

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Cell Biology

 

* American Society for Cell Biology

http://www.ascb.org/

The Society's purpose is to promote and develop the field of cell biology. ASCB strives to ensure the future of basic scientific research by providing training and development opportunities for students and young investigators. The Job Bank contains mostly university and research positions, but it's definitely worth taking a look at.

 

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EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

* Elseviser

http://recruitment.elsevier.com/jobseeker/

Mostly Academic job announcements in Life, Physical, Health and Social Sciences.

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education related opportunities.

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Environmental

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences -Environmental Studies
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/envisci.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to environmental related opportunities.

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GENERAL

* American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
http://www.aibs.org/careers/
This site has some good general information about careers in biology.  The career information spans multiple industries, such as the following: research, health care, and education.

* Bioplanet
http://www.bioplanet.com
Provides helpful information and job listings about biology related careers.

 

Career Cornerstone Center

http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm

Whether you are just beginning your degree or starting to look for employment opportunities the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource center for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine. Explore degree fields along with comprehensive education, salary, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of people who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Many resources are in PDF, PowerPoint, or Podcast formats.

 

* Biology Jobs

http://www.biologyjobs.com/

A targeted resource for job seekers and employers in Life Science. Biology jobs are divided into categories in our database which include Agriculture, Anatomy / Physiology, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Genetics, Marine Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine, and Zoology. You can search jobs and post your resume.

 

* hireBio

http://www.hirebio.com/?source=google&gclid=CNjOmJndkpYCFQJvswodkxiHEw

A useful resource for biotech jobs. Includes links to research employers, search jobs, network , and links to  other career tools.

 

* Medzilla

http://www.medzilla.com/

Services for professionals in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and science. Post your resume, search job and internship listings and browse career resources.

 

*SHS, Inc.
http://www.shsinc.com/meded_jobs.htm
A progressive search firm specializing in the fields of pharmaceutical advertising, medical communications and education, healthcare public relations, pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology

 

The Scientist.com

http://www.the-scientist.com/

This website provides compelling print and online coverage of the latest developments in the live sciences including research in technology and business. The target audience is active researchers that are interested in maintaining a broad view of the life sciences by reading articles that are current. You will have to register to access some of the articles, and registration is free. You can also subscribe to The Scientist Magazine for a fee.

 

* The Scientist Careers

http://careers.the-scientist.com/

The Scientist Careers is the new life science careers web site from the publishers of The Scientist. As a platform for helping individuals find roles to fit their skills, experience, and career goals, The Scientist Careers features content tailored to help candidates of all levels in developing their careers.

* Thomson Careers
http://www.thomsoncareers.com/
This site
provides information about various career opportunities with Thomson.

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GOVERNMENT (Federal, State & Local)

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Political Science)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/poli.html#GOVT
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to federal, state & local government opportunities.  Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

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HEALTH SCIENCE

 

*American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

http://www.ascls.org/

The website for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), provides information the profession of Medical Technologist as well as career section to look for employment in the field.

 

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
http://www.naacls.org/search/programs.asp

From this website you can search for accredited and approved Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist Programs.

 

Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs

http://services.aamc.org/postbac/

Postbaccalaureate premedical programs are designed to assist individuals to pursue a medical career after they have already received a Bachelor's degree. This searchable database enables you to search according to program type and other program characteristics.

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the Arnold School of Public Healthhh
http://www.sc.edu/career/AlliedHealth/publichealth.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page links to numerous sites pertaining to health-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in might might have prepared you for a career in the health professions.

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

 

*MedicalTechnologist.net

http://www.medicaltechnologist.net/

This search community connects you with the information and professional contacts needed for a career as a Medical Technologist . Stay on top of your industry by accessing books, magazines, articles or even continuing your education. Find a new job, post and search resumes, and access a wealth of career resources.

 

NAACLS Accredited and Approved Program Search

http://www.naacls.org/search/programs.asp

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science is committed to being the premier international agency for accreditation and approval of education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health care professions. From this site you can search approved Medical Technology Programs.
 

University of South Carolina - Websites for BS in Biology
http://www.biol.sc.edu/undergrad/pdf/MedTechCurriculumChecklist(3-09).pdf

One of the professional applications for a degree in Cardio Vascular Technology is training in a
hospital based Clinical Laboratory Science Program. This link suggest a curriculum.

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MEDICAL WRITER

*American Medical Writers Association
http://www.amwa.org/default.asp?id=382
AMWA's mission is to promote excellence in medical communication. Through an extensive educational program, various publications, and unparalleled opportunities for networking, AMWA encourages and enables its members to extend their professional expertise.

National Association of Science Writers
http://www.nasw.org/
This site fosters and promotes the professional interests of science writers. Much of the information is free, but membership as a fee.

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Molecular Biology

*Research Gate Scientific Network
http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/509_Molecular%20biology
ResearchJOBS is an international job board for research, science and higher education. Use the international jobboard and browse scientific jobs in Molecular biology.

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PHARMACEUTICAL

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Pharmacy
http://www.sc.edu/career/AlliedHealth/pharmacy.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page links to numerous sites pertaining to pharmaceutical-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in might might have prepared you for a career in the health professions.

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RESEARCH

 

* Research Gate

http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/research/

ResearchGate is the world's largest professional network for researchers and scientists, now with over one million members. Search through thousands of research jobs.

 

* Research Jobs

www.ResearchNetwork.com

This is a career and networking website for research professionals and the companies that seek to employ them.

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (General/Research)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

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SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Summer Research Opportunities and Internship - Washington University in St. Louis
http://ur.wustl.edu/

Information about undergraduate research and a list of links that connect to undergraduate summer research opportunities.

Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities - Pacific Lutheran University
http://rainier.chem.plu.edu/sumr_res.html

This site connects you to the CIRRUS database.  You will be able to choose from multiple research opportunities.

Summer Research Programs - Providence College
http://www.providence.edu/chm/kcornely/Summer_Research.htm
This is a great list of summer research opportunities.

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USEFUL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA RESOURCES

*JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

University of South Carolina - Department of Biological Sciences
http://www.biol.sc.edu/
The Department of Biology  at the University of South Carolina.  Click on "undergraduate program" to find links about career options in biology, as well as information on advisement and courses.

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WOMEN IN BIOLOGY

* Women in Biology
http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~forsburg/bio.html
This sites provides a starting point for finding information for biologists who happen to be women. It is a list of bookmarks to the ample original content already available on the web. Covers high school to doctoral students.

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Last updated 8/2011 -by A. Bervine