Resources for “alternative” science careers. I’ve listed resources that I’ve found particularly helpful or that have otherwise piqued my interest. Please drop me a note if you have a great resource to add!
Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower, edited by Cynthia Robbins-Roth
“So What Are You Going to Do with That?”: Finding Careers Outside Academia, by Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
Guide to Non-Traditional Careers in Science, by Karen Young Kreeger
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development, by Toby Freedman
Do What You Are: Discovering the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type, by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger
Office of Career Services at Harvard University: The office of career services at your alma mater should be your first stop! They serve alums too (or at least have online resources), so it’s ok if you’re not a current student.
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development: This is the companion website for the book by Toby Freedman. Check out especially the job resources page and all the sublinks.