Many students are keen to work in a scientific role. Possible career areas include:
The skills gained during a Biological Sciences degree can lead to a wide range of employment opportunities outside of science.
This is a popular option amongst Royal Holloway Biological Science graduates with 32% of undergraduates going on to further study.
Completing an internship or work experience is a great way to enhance your CV. It also gives you the chance to 'try before you buy' and find out what it's really like to work in a particular area.
Some organisations offer formal internship schemes. You will be able to find the details of these on the company or charity website. Here are a few links to help get you started:
If you can't find a suitable opportunity advertised then you could always try writing a speculative application to an organisation that interests you.
The skills you gain through voluntary work are valued by employers and volunteering could also provide you with the opportunity to obtain some relevant work experience.
Entering relevant competitions can be another way to make your CV stand out to potential employers.