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General Career Info

This website is intended to help you learn about how you can find the perfect career and prepare yourself for that career. It seeks to connect students with essential information and helpful campus resources. Click on the links below to find out more about each step of the process. None of the steps are compartmentalized but build on each other and should each be done continuously. If you have any questions, please email us or stop by the Student Services Office in 2060 LSB.

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MMBio Internship Office
Brigham Young University
4010 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Careers in Microbiology

Here are just a few positions that some of our microbiology graduates are working in:

  • Microbiologist at Edwards Life Sciences
  • Registered Nurse
  • CEO of King Abdulla University Hospital
  • Dean of Yarmouk University Medical School
  • BYU Professor
  • Microbiology Lab Supervisor

More career options can be found at The American Society for Microbiology. The average salary of a microbiologist can be found here.

Careers in Molecular Biology

Molecular Biologists seek to explain life processes at the sub-cellular and molecular level. Study molecular genetics, including gene cloning, sequencing and mapping.

Here are a few positions that some of our microbiology graduates are working in:

  • Dermatology Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Validation Engineer at Myraid Genetics
  • R&D Scientist at ARUP Laboratories
  • Assistant Professor at Louisiana State
  • Genetic Counselor

The average salary of a molecular biologist can be found here.

Careers in Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Scientists are health care professionals who conduct special diagnostic tests in a lab. Here are a few positions that some of our medical laboratory science graduates are working in:

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist at Central Utah Clinic
  • Physician's Assistant in Anesthesiology & Interventional Pain Management
  • Operations Manager at Interpath Laboratory
  • Pathologist

The average salary of a medical laboratory scientist can be found here.

Graduate School Opportunities

A degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or Medical Laboratory Science can open doors to you that you might not have even considered before. Here are a few career options that could be achieved after post-graduate studies and an MMBio Bachelor's Degree:

Click on any of the occupations above to see statistical information. View BYU's MMBio Graduate Programs.