ACADEMICS

  • Biology Career Pathways

    One of Massachusetts’ largest metropolitan areas, Worcester is a renowned hub of scientific research and innovation. At Worcester State, we work with local organizations that provide internships during which you can apply your classroom and laboratory training. These challenging real-world opportunities will help you sharpen your skills and gain valuable professional experience and contacts.

    Sample Internship Sites
    • Abbott Laboratories
    • Accutest Corp.
    • Blue Sky BioServices
    • EcoTarium
    • Sequegen
    • Southwick’s Zoo
    • UMass Medical School
    • Westside Animal Hospital

    Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, you will have the knowledge and practical experience you need to succeed. Our graduates have gone on to advanced study in fields like dentistry, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and pharmacology. Other alumni pursue careers in animal husbandry, biotechnology, education, environmental science, and medical research.

    Sample Graduate Schools
    • George Washington University
    • MCPHS University
    • Purdue Veterinary School
    • University of Colorado - Boulder
    • University of New England
    • Yale University
    Sample Recent Employers
    • EcoTarium
    • Massachusetts Audubon Society
    • Massachusetts Department of Conservation
    • Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
    • Massachusetts Environmental Police
    • Mystic Aquarium
    • National Marine Fisheries Service
    • New England Aquarium
    • Southwick’s Zoo
    • UMass Medical Center
    Sample Careers
    • Doctor
    • Lab technician
    • Nurse practitioner
    • Pharmacist
    • Physical therapist
    • Researcher
    • Scientist
    • Teacher
    • Writer