Biology - Career Opportunities

Graduates of the B.S. Biology program have the opportunity to pursue a number of career paths in a variety of settings. Our alumni tell us that they gained many valuable skills as part of their academic preparation at SUNY Poly, including research, leadership, teamwork, data analysis, teaching, cell culture, cell biology, microfabrication, microfluids and more. Below is a quick glimpse into where our alumni are working and what they are doing.

Many of our alumni decide to pursue professional degree programs upon their graduation from SUNY Poly including medical doctor, doctor of veterinary medicine, doctor of physical therapy, doctor of pharmacy, doctor of osteopathy, physician assistant, and doctor of philosophy (PhD).  

If you would like to learn more, explore the alumni section of SUNY Poly’s LinkedIn page to see what our past students are doing now. Students are also encouraged to visit our Career Services resources webpage to discover internship and career opportunities in their field of interest.

Several Career Options


Alumni Employers

  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Taconic Biosciences
  • NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
  • Miltenyi Biotec
  • Fluidigm Corporation
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Huntington Learning Center
  • Harvard University
  • Clarkson University
  • Hamilton College

Alumni Job Titles

  • Agronomist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Aquaculture Farmer
  • Biochemist Geographer
  • Biometrician
  • Bio-Technologist Genetic Eng.
  • Botanist
  • Chemical Oceanographer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Protection
  • Health Officer
  • Horticulturist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Hydrographic Surveyor
  • Marine Engineering Technologist
  • Marine Fisheries/Worker
  • Marine Geologist
  • Meteorologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Mortician
  • Research Medical Technologist


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