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Biological Sciences

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Project Director, PRA International (pharmaceutical contract research – clinical trials)
    (DE, Dartmouth '99)
  • Investigator, National Cancer Institute
    (MD, Dartmouth '99)
  • Veterinarian, VCA Foxon Animal Hospital
    (CT, Dartmouth '00)
  • Patent Agent, U.S. Government
    (TX, Dartmouth '00)
  • Senior Manager, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, The Walt Disney Company
    (CA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Environmental Permitting, Spectra Energy
    (MA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Science Teacher, Fairfield Public Schools
    (CT, Dartmouth '01)
  • Senior Associate, DGA Partners
    (NY, Dartmouth '02)
  • Treasurer, Ghana Health and Education Initiative
    (Dartmouth '02)
  • Guide, Himalayan Intercultural Semesters
    (INDIA, Dartmouth '07)
  • Analyst, AlixPartners (consulting)
    (MA, Dartmouth '08)
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Major Description

The faculty and staff of the Department are committed to providing educational and research experiences of the highest quality for undergraduate and graduate students as a means of developing a deeper understanding of biology at the levels of molecules, cells, organisms and ecosystem through a diverse array of courses and laboratory research opportunities.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Research/Quantitative skills
  • Writing and Presentation skills
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Ethics and Professional Integrity

Possible Career Paths

  • Medicine
  • Biomedical Research
  • Ecology/Environmental Research
  • Veterinary
  • Public Health
  • Healthcare Consulting
  • Bioinformatics
  • Education
  • Legislation
  • Law (e.g patent law)
  • Biotech/Pharmaceutical
  • Nonprofits (Environmental, Global Health)
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Last Updated: 3/22/13