Through Labor Day, our lobby is open 9:00-5:00 Mon-Thurs.  We are available virtually on Fridays.

Physical & Life Sciences

Welcome to the Physical & Life Sciences interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers related to the study of non-living systems such as the earth, atmosphere and space or living organisms such as people, animals, and plants.

People who pursue careers in Physical or Life Sciences often work in research roles, which can vary widely in terms of topic, goals, and work setting.

Elementary Level Teaching Opportunities for STEM Undergrads

Working with the science teaching team in Bryant Elementary School, volunteers are needed to do a virtual 20-min presentation about a higher-level topic that connects to their curriculum.

They will start their first presentation on 3-17 / 3-18.

Please fill out

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
Read more »

Creating Outstanding Opportunities for Postdoctoral Trainees at Duke

The Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies (CAGT) is a collaborative network of researchers working to develop the missing technologies and analytical approaches needed to both understand the tangled genetic webs underpinning human disease and discover new drug targets and gene …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
Read more »

Careers in Quantum Technologies Fair 3/3

QURECA (Quantum Resources and Careers) is a start-up quantum technologies company specializing in quantum training and recruitment to develop the quantum workforce.  At their upcoming Careers Event on the 3rd of March, students will have the opportunity to hear from …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
Read more »

Neurodiversity Navigators opportunity at Bellevue College

The mission of Neurodiversity Navigators is to support all neurodivergent students at Bellevue College through a social justice model. They provide educational opportunities to increase self-knowledge that leads to successful academic outcomes in the areas of executive functioning, self-regulation, social …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
Read more »

Positions at UW EARTHLAB

EarthLab is an institute at the UW that pushes boundaries to address our most pressing environmental challenges, with urgency and action on climate and its intersection with social justice. EarthLab’s mission is to push boundaries to develop innovative, just and …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
Read more »

Sidebar

Job Market Trend DataIn partnership withEmsi logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Student Stories & Advice

Charlie D

Student Stories & Advice
  • Staff Geologist Georesources, LLC

Claire Wate

Student Stories & Advice
  • Postbac Researcher ORISE Fellowship

Brett Emery

Student Stories & Advice
  • Mechanical Engineering University of Washington

Katie Firestone

Student Stories & Advice
  • Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator University of California, San Francisco

Lauren Burgess

Student Stories & Advice
  • Research Associate Phase Genomics

Paul Leanza

Student Stories & Advice
  • Research Scientist / Bioengineer University of Washington

Casey C

Student Stories & Advice
  • PhD Student - Chemistry University of California, Berkeley

Annette Mercedes

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology University of California, Berkeley

Abi Elerding

Student Stories & Advice
  • Pharmacology PhD Student University of Washington

Jessica Boar

Student Stories & Advice
  • Manufacturing Associate; Purification Just Evotec Biologics

Lukas M

Student Stories & Advice
  • Technical Associate McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Eva B

Student Stories & Advice
  • Veterinary Assistant Seattle Veterinary Associates

Featured Resources

Career & Industry Guides

Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Third Edition

Worldwide, more than 2,700 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies comprise a trillion-dollar industry, with many of the top companies—and one of …

Vault Guide to Chemicals Industry Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Medical Equipment Manufacturing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Earth Science Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Chemistry Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Biology and Life Sciences Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …