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Possible Careers in Science


Positions at universities (& required degree and experience)

Professor (PhD)
Research Associate (PhD, 1-2 years)
Post-doctoral associate (PhD)
Research Support Specialist (BS, sometimes MS, several years)
Graduate student (BS)
Research Technician (various levels) (BS, minimum)
Laboratory Assistant II (HS, variable experience required)
Laboratory Assistant I (no degree, no experience required)

    Administrative Assistant

Possible Careers related to Biodiversity Conservation,
    Plant Genetics, Crop Improvement, etc.

    Molecular biology
    Plant breeding
    Plant Pathology
    Natural Resources
    Genetics (Plant, animal, microbial, etc.)
    Environmental conservation

    Public awareness
    Teacher: primary, secondary or college

    National parks, protected areas
    Environment, waste management
    Government policy

ELSI: Ethical, social, legal issues of science


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