Welcome to the Life Sciences and Health Community. Learn more about career paths in the industries in this pathway including Biotechnology, and Pharmaceuticals, Global and Public Health and the Health Professions (i.e. Medicine and more).

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“Should I go to grad school?”

Longtime professional, current undergraduate student, or sector switcher—no matter where you are in your social-impact journey, you may have wondered whether grad school is right for you. From satisfying a degree requirement to deepening …

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Top 10 Jobs for Biology Majors

Biology is the study of living things. Given the sheer number of living organisms on the planet, there are a lot of jobs for biology majors across a plethora of sectors. Some biology majors become researchers and run labs, while …

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How to Become an Industry Computational Biologist in a Year

Recently, MCS Advisors were able to attend the MassBioEd Life Sciences Workforce Conference where they discussed how the demand for the life sciences workforce in Massachusetts continues to grow, especially for those with interdisciplinary skillsets, like those of computational biologists. …

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