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Biology Quickstart Resume Templates

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2. Enter your content

Biochemists and biophysicists need a Ph.D. to work in independent research-and-development positions. Most Ph.D. holders begin their careers in temporary postdoctoral research positions. Bachelor's and master's degree holders are qualified for some entry-level positions in biochemistry and biophysics. Read more about how to become a Biochemist or Biophysicist.

Biological technicians typically need a bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field. Some positions may be available to associate's degree holders or those without a degree but who have biological laboratory experience. Read more about how to become a Biological Technician.

Microbiologists need at least a bachelor's degree in microbiology or a closely related program that offers substantial coursework in microbiology, such as biochemistry or cell biology. Read more about how to become a Microbiologist.

Zoologists and wildlife biologists typically need at least a bachelor's degree. Many schools offer bachelor's degree programs in zoology and wildlife biology or in a closely related field, such as ecology. An undergraduate degree in biology with coursework in zoology and wildlife biology also is good preparation for a career as a zoologist or wildlife biologist. Read more about how to become a Wildlife Biologist.

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