Colleges and universities
Private research foundations
Government research laboratories and service agencies
Hospitals and public health facilities
Agricultural experiment stations
Food, chemical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic companies
Industry including wood products, paper, textiles, optical equipment, leather, and electrical equipment
Environmental and pollution control agencies
Obtain a Ph.D. for teaching and advanced research and management positions.
Develop additional competencies in chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Take courses related to your field of interest or consider an advanced degree
to specialize. Find a related internship with an organization in the area of your interest. Complete an undergraduate research project with a professor.
Develop strong skills using laboratory equipment and computers.