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Looking for an entry level job or internship in science? Here's an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have entry level and internship opportunities that will interest you.

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Science Careers

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Do you like science? You have many career opportunities ahead of you, depending on what area of science you’re interested in. A few things you can pursue independent of your specific science interest include:

You can also check out our biology, chemistry, and physics guides for more opportunities.

You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in a science field for most of these positions. Some coursework in other sciences, math, and computer science will help as well. If you’re interested in an advanced research position, you’ll probably need an advanced degree.


Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Science

The Marine Mammal Center Logo

The Marine Mammal Center - The Marine Mammal Center is a Sausalito, CA non-profit “veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehab of marine mammals."

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Chincoteague Bay Field Station - Chincoteague Bay Field Station is a Wallops Island, VA based non-profit that helps people learn through experience while fostering environmental stewardship.

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The New York Academy of Sciences - The New York Academy of Sciences is a New York, NY based “international, nonprofit membership organization working to advance scientific knowledge."

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American Skin Association Logo

American Skin Association - The American Skin Association is an NYC based non-profit that brings people together to “to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and disease.”

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Bay Area Discovery Museum Logo

Bay Area Discovery Museum - The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a Sausalito, CA based museum that “is designed to ignite creative thinking in children.”

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Job TitleLocation
Birthday Party AssistantSausalito, CA
Barista CashierSausalito, CA
Marketing InternSausalito, CA
Evaluation InternSausalito, CA
Development InternSausalito, CA
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Firecracker - Firecracker is a Cambridge, MA based company that has built the “most advanced learning platform for the next generation of Physicians.”

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Society for Science & the Public Logo

Society for Science & the Public - The Society for Science & the Public is a Washington, DC based non-profit that is “dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education.”

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Sartori - Sartori is a Plymouth, WI based “fourth-generation family owned and operated” cheese company that is known for its high quality Italian cheeses.

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FIRST - FIRST is a Manchester, NH based non-profit that uses robotics to create "a world where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”

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Reasoning Mind Logo

Reasoning Mind - Reasoning Mind is a Houston, TX based non-profit that uses web technology to help kids learn math, and they're hiring lots of new grads.

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The Explorers Club Logo

The Explorers Club - The Explorers Club is a NYC based non-profit "dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore."

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TED Logo

TED - TED is a New York, NY based non-profit “devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.” They produce conferences across the world, and publish videos of the best online.

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Logo

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation - Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is a Wynnewood, PA based non-profit that has raised millions of dollars to find cures for pediatric cancers.

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Advantage Business Media Logo

Advantage Business Media - Advantage Business Media is a Rockaway, NJ based “digital business-to-business information company” that “has successfully transitioned" from print to digital.

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Gooru Logo

Gooru - Gooru is a Palo Alto, CA based non-profit that is “organizing free, online education resources into searchable collections" available online.

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Exploratorium Logo

Exploratorium - The Exploratorium is a San Francisco, CA museum that focuses on art, science, and human perception, and they have some great job opportunities.

See the complete Exploratorium profile


Job TitleLocation
Development Assistant llSan Francisco, CA
Special Events ManagerSan Francisco, CA
Marketing SpecialistSan Francisco, CA
Director of Sales, Western RegionSan Francisco, CA
Special Events ManagerSan Francisco, CA
See all 7 job postings

NatureBridge Logo

NatureBridge - NatureBridge is a non-profit that has introduced “1 million young people to the wonder and science of nature in the world’s best classrooms—our national parks.”

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American Institute of Physics Logo

American Institute of Physics - The American Institute of Physics is a non-profit that promotes “the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics," and they're hiring.

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Logo

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is a “non-profit research and higher education facility" that helped discover the Titanic, and they're hiring.

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MathWorks Logo

MathWorks - MathWorks is a Natick, MA based "developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists," and they have a ton of entry level jobs.

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Logo

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation - The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation works with NOAA to protect and support the U.S. national marine sanctuaries, and they're hiring.

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Solazyme Logo

Solazyme - Solazyme is a San Francisco, CA based company that synthesizes oil from algae, and they have some great job opportunities for new grads.

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Association of Public Health Laboratories Logo

Association of Public Health Laboratories - The Association of Public Health Laboratories in Silver Spring, MD promotes public health labs and has some great job opportunities for new grads.

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Lumosity Logo

Lumosity - Lumosity is a San Francisco, CA based company that helps people improve their mental acuity, and they're hiring for a number of positions.

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littleBits - littleBits is a NYC based company that makes "a growing library of pre-assembled circuits that snap together with tiny magnets," and they're hiring.

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Liquidia Technologies Logo

Liquidia Technologies - Liquidia Technolgoies is a Research Triangle Park, NC based biotech company that has some great entry level job opportunities.

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Job TitleLocation
Manager, Regulatory Affairs (Envisia)Research Triangle Park, NC
Director, Clinical Development (Envisia)Research Triangle Park, NC
General ApplicationsResearch Triangle Park, NC
MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN (TEMP TO PERM)Research Triangle Park, NC
CONTRACT SENIOR SCIENTIST, ANALYTICAL (ENVISIA)Research Triangle Park, NC
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Chemical Heritage Foundation - The Chemical Heritage Foundation is all about fostering "an understanding of chemistry’s impact on society," and they offer some exciting job opportunities.

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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Logo

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research - If you’re all about atmosphere, then you should take a look at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research's job opportunities.

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