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Skills, knowledge needed for this field:

  • Possess attention for accurate detail; ability to distinguish minute differences between objects or behaviors
  • Continuous growth in knowledge of the information and techniques needed in the biological/medical fields
  • Ability to identify complex problems, critically analyze alternative actions, and implement the best solution
  • Provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients

Develop your resume:

  • Join Beta Beta Beta and Kappa Delta Pi
  • Shadow a professional in your desired field
  • Obtain necessary licensures, certifications, and specialized training
  • Participate in research programs and projects
Aquatic Scientist Physician
Biologist Physician Assistant
Dental Hygienist Pharmacist
Dentist Physical Therapist
Medical Technologist Podiatrist
Nurse Professor/Instructor
Occupational Therapist Public Policy Director
Optometrist Researcher
Pathologist Surgeon
Pediatrician Veterinarian
Perfusionist Wildlife Biologist
American Cancer Society Mississippi Sports Medicine
American Public Health Association Private Practice
Baptist Health Systems Rankin County School District
Hinds Community College The Nature Conservancy
Hinds County Sheriff's Office University of Mississippi Medical Center
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals US Army Corps of Engineers
LSU Health Sciences Center VA Medical Center
Mississippi Department of Health Wellness Health & Pharmaceuticals

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