What job could I have?

When you make your final decision on what you want to study, you want to make sure that it aligns with your career dreams and actually helps you get that job you've been dreaming about.

On this page you will find helpful information on what the job is and what's involved in securing your dream.

When you have a Science degree your opportunities are endless.

Biological and life sciences

Careers in Biological and life sciences revolve around studying living organisms - plants, animals, and human beings. When your major is in either Ecology and conservation biology, Genetics, Plant sciences or Zoology you could end up in one of these exciting positions for a leading organisation.

Science Communications

When you work in Science Communications you are a person who actively presents and communicates science to a wider audience via digital communication tools such as a blog, YouTube channel, Facebook or Twitter.

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  • Bachelor of Science

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  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to liaise and influence others
  • High level of organisational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Multi-tasking and team work

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  • Monash University
  • Department of Defence
  • Victorian Public Services
  • ArtsHub

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Biologist

http://joboutlook.gov.au/occupation.aspx?search=alpha&code=2345

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A biologist is a scientist who studies life, specifically organisms and their relationship to their environment. Generally speaking, biologists study humans, animals and bacteria to gain a better understanding of how the body works and how external factors influence each organism.

http://www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/Occupations/Pages/biotechnologist.aspx

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Zoologist

http://joboutlook.gov.au/occupation.aspx?search=alpha&code=2345

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Zoology is the study of living organisms, specifically animals. Zoologists study multiple species in a certain ecosystem, population interactions, and specific species or behaviours. They collect and analyse data in labs or outdoor environments.

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Biomedical and behavioural sciences

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Psychologist

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Earth and environmental sciences

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Geologist

http://joboutlook.gov.au/occupation.aspx?search=alpha&code=2344

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A geologist is a person who studies the earth. Geologists study the structure of the Earth, or how it is made, the origin, or the beginning of the Earth, and its history. Geologists study rocks, soil, fossils, mountains, and earthquakes.

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http://www.monash.edu/science/schools/earth-atmosphere-environment/research

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Meteorologist

http://joboutlook.gov.au/occupation.aspx?search=alpha&tab=overview&cluster=&code=2349

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A meteorologist is an individual with specialised education who uses scientific principles to explain, understand, observe or forecast the earth's atmospheric phenomena and/or how the atmosphere affects the earth and life on the planet.

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Volcanologist

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A volcanologist or vulcanologist is a geologist who studies the processes involved in the formation and eruptive activity of volcanoes and their current and historic eruptions.

http://www.environmentalscience.org/career/volcanologist

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Mathematical and computational sciences

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Mathematician

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A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, quantity, structure, space, models and change

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Computer games designer

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  • Nintendo
  • Sony
  • Madman Entertainment
  • Samsung
  • Apple

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Mechanical engineer

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Physical and chemical sciences

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Physicist

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