Career opportunities

Find your calling

A Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from Dalhousie qualifies our graduates for many jobs straight out of school at the technical or research assistant level. It's also one of the best undergraduate foundations for professional careers such as medicine.

Our grads move on to exciting careers in medical research, clinical diagnostics, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, forensics and many other sectors. They can be found working in government, private industry, academic and health-care environments.

Some career options to consider:

  • clinical diagnostician
  • drug designer
  • forensic scientist
  • laboratory technician
  • biological researcher
  • biochemist
  • food technologist
  • environmental health officer
  • molecular scientist
  • toxicologist
  • geneticist
  • pharmaceutical sales representative