Careers in Science

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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

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The Wirecutter - The Wirecutter is a site that offers “a list of the best electronics and gadgetry" that will help you make the absolute best purchasing decision.

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HDMZ - HDMZ is a Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA based healthcare and life science marketing agency that was founded in 1936.

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No current job openings.

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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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No current job openings.

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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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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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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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Chemical Education Foundation Logo

Chemical Education Foundation - The Chemical Education Foundation is an Arlington, VA based non-profit that “is committed to enhancing science education among every generation."

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Pixie Scientific Logo

Pixie Scientific - Pixie Scientific is a New York, NY based startup that is developing “smart diapers" to identify health issues in young children and older adults.

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No current job openings.



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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The Tech Museum of Innovation Logo

The Tech Museum of Innovation - The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA is a "hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds."

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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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No current job openings.

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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No current job openings.



Teton Science Schools Logo

Teton Science Schools - Teton Science Schools is based in Jackson, WY based and has “been educating, training, and inspiring students about the natural world” since 1967.

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Neomend Logo

Neomend - Neomend is an Irvine, CA based company that is innovating in the surgical sealants space with their Progel technology platform.

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No current job openings.

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.

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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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Job TitleLocation
Director - Southern CaliforniaWoodland Hills, CA
field science educatorUnited States
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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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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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Job TitleLocation
Grant WriterMaryland
Grant WriterSilver Spring, MD
Grant WriterSilver Spring, MD
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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.

See the complete Lumosity profile


Job TitleLocation
Research ScientistSan Francisco, CA
UX ResearcherSan Francisco, CA
Community ManagerSan Francisco, CA
Motion Graphics ArtistSan Francisco, CA
Business Insights ManagerSan Francisco, CA
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4-H - 4-H is a Chevy Chase, MD based non-profit that "empowers youth to reach their full potential," and they have some great looking job opportunities.

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littleBits Logo

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 AffairsNorth Carolina
Senior Scientist, Polymer ChemistryPark, NC
SENIOR SCIENTIST, POLYMER CHEMISTRYResearch Triangle Park, NC
General ApplicationsResearch Triangle Park, NC
MANAGER, REGULATORY AFFAIRS (ENVISIA)Research Triangle Park, NC
See all 4 job postings

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