UCF Biology

Career Center

UCF Resources

Biology Career Advising Office
BIO 301C
407-823-2141 for office hours or to schedule an appointment
Discuss career options, strategies for applying to graduate or professional school, and/or academic and community resources, etc.

Career Services 

Office of Experiential Learning
Cooperative education, internship, and service learning opportunities.

KnightLink
Research employers, build and upload resumes, apply for jobs, schedule interviews, and connect with the UCF community.

Career Exploration

O*Net
Job database providing career exploration, job analysis, and occupational information.

What Can I Do With This Major?

MyCareerShines
The career exploration and planning portion of the Florida Shines website

Explorehealthcareers.org

American Institute of Biological Sciences Career Page

Sea Grant Marine Careers Page

Jobshadow.com 
“Virtual” job shadowing website that includes interviews with people in different careers.

Volunteer and Internship

This is a list of websites to assist with locating possible volunteer and internship opportunities. Other possibilities include hospitals and other healthcare organizations, zoos and wildlife organizations, conservation organizations, marine facilities, and campus organizations.

Student Conservation Association Internships 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratories

Co-op/Internship/Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences
Links to biology opportunities compiled by the Rochester Institute of Technology, including pre-medical, pre-veterinary, genomics, and ecology/marine science

UCF Pre-Medical Internships

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Coastal Resources (Volunteer)
Includes links to opportunities on the Wekiva River, the Indian River Lagoon, and other locations.

Idealist.org
Includes jobs as well as volunteer and internship opportunities.

Internships.com
Includes jobs as well as volunteer and internship opportunities.

Volunteermatch.org

Job Search

USAJobs.gov
Website to find and apply to available federal positions, including federal agencies such as DOE, CDC, NOAA, EPA, BLM, National Park Services, etc. Also includes student internship and recent graduate employment positions, otherwise known as the Pathways program.

Peoplefirst.myflorida.com
State of Florida available positions

Orange County
Job, internships, and volunteer opportunities

Seminole County
Jobs and internship opportunities

General Career/Job Websites:

Indeed.com

Careerbuilder.com

Employ Florida

Environmental Career/Job Websites:

Texas A&M Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Job Board
Includes job, internship and volunteer opportunities from all areas of the United States and international locations.

EcoEmploy.com

Environmentalcareer.com

Cyber-sierra.com
Links to job search resources in various environmental/biology areas.

Networking

LinkedIn
Connect with other professionals, find and apply for job opportunities, find career information, and join groups relevant to your interests.

ResearchGate
Connect with others in your field, post and read research, and find and apply for job opportunities.

Service Opportunities

Peace Corps

AmeriCorps

Teach for America

City Year