- Good team and independent worker
- Problem solving skills
- Good mathematical background including knowledge of statistics
- Knowledge of operating scientific equipment and posses good technical skills
- Application of biological theories into practice
- Communication skills
- Strong work ethic and professional behavior
- Flexibility in thought and adaptive to new ideas
- Understanding of laboratory procedures and familiarity with equipment
- Teaching: elementary, secondary, post-secondary
- Non-classroom Education
- Universities and colleges
- Medical and other professional schools
- Public and private schools, K-12
- Nature centers and parks
- Gain experience working with students through tutoring, part-time employment, interning, or volunteering.
- Learn to work well with all types of people.
- Develop excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
- Licensure is required for K-12 schoolteachers and varies by state.
- Master's degrees may be sufficient for teaching at community or two-year institutions.
- Ph.D. is needed for teaching opportunities at colleges and universities.