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Careers in Genetics

Careers in Genetics

The study of genetics and genomics is improving our understanding of the biology of health and disease, and that of our biological world in ways that was never before possible.These advancements have wide applications to biology, health, and society. Opportunity to use training in genetics and genomics exists in a range of fields, including in medicine, academic research, law, journalism, agriculture, commercial industries, and education to name a few.   

Becoming a Scientist

Description: Detailed articles, video interviews with various scientists, and additional information resources for students curious about becoming a scientist

Careers in Human Genetics

Description: Information on careers in human genetics

Genetic Counseling

Description: Genetic counselors are health professionals who help people faced with the possibility of a genetic disease to make informed decisions about their futures.

Description: Explore real genetics career job postings on this site developed by The American Society of Human Genetics and the Genetics Society of America

Genomic Careers - Find Your Future

Description: Video interviews with genomic professionals, information on genomic careers, a tool for rating your favorite genomic careers, and an opportunity to test your knowledge of careers in this field

LifeWorks®: Explore Health and Medical Science Careers

Description: Interviews with health and medical science professionals, a searchable database of 100+ careers, career data and statistics

Molecular Medicine Comes of Age

Description: A video series showing how medical and research professionals work together to speed discovery

The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers

Description: A web video series of intimate, engaging, and funny videos about a new scientist or engineer and their secret lives

What's Next Health - Conversations with Pioneers

Description: Each month, What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers to inspire us all to think big about the future of health and health care