Biochemistry Internships & Careers


Marymount’s location near Washington, DC, gives students access to great internship opportunities. Past internship sites for Biology majors have included:

  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • American Red Cross


Depending on the electives you choose, you will be prepared for a job as a(n):

  • Specialist in a museum, zoo, park, or aquarium
  • Laboratory research scientist
  • Conservationist

This major can also be a strong foundation toward graduate study to pursue a career as a:

  • Physician
  • Physical therapist
  • Dentist
  • Veterinarian
  • University professor

Marymount’s program can help you face a brisk job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Biological scientists can expect to face competition for jobs. After a recent period of rapid expansion in research funding, moderate growth in research grants should drive average employment growth over the next decade.”

Marymount’s Center for Career Development can help you prepare for your internship and job search, polish your résumé, and practice your interviewing skills. Grad school bound? Marymount’s DISCOVER Program stands ready with tips for applying and thriving in your graduate-study pursuits.