Resources

College Navigator

The College Navigator is a database operated by the Department of Education.  You can view data for almost every college in the U.S.  The data include the location, school size, cost of tuition, programs offered, completion rates, types of degrees and certificates, and many other items.  Some biotechnology-related certificates are grouped into more general categories such as biology lab technician.

 

MyPathCareers.org

This site is largely focused on careers in the state of Oregon.  Nevertheless, the site has great information and photo diaries from a variety of careers. The front page has a helpful feature that allows you to search for careers using things you like to do.

 

Pathways to Science

Internship and STEM program listings

One of the best features of this site are the internship listings.  Look at an area that interests you and select the link to view internships by educational level.

 

Salary information

O*NET OnLine

US Bureau of Labor Statistics 

 

LinkedIn and the Bio-Link LinkedIn group

LinkedIn is a social media tool that can be used to research potential employers and develop your on-line resume. Check out the Bio-Link LinkedIn group here.