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What career resources are available to students in the Natural and Behavioral Sciences?

Congratulations on deciding on a STEM Career! Below is a brief overview of each major, potential career paths, top employers, typical salaries, successful alumni and more!

Career Exploration

Good News! There are a variety of careers that Natural & Behavioral Sciences majors can go into. Careers range from Anthropologist to Psychologist. Find out about possible careers and resources for a specific major here:

What Career Resources are Available to STEM Majors?

The below resources have been prepared for students who are interested in Science Careers:

NYC Parks and Recreation

Future Parks Leaders at University of Washington 

PSEG Green Teams at Montclair University  

Brooklyn College Urban Ecology and Environment Summer Lab 

NYC Compost Project at LES Ecology Center 


Summer Research Programs

CUNY Research

HRTP: Internship

Maximizing Access to Research Careers- MARC

Cornell Summer Research

AAMC Undergraduate Research

STEM and Healthcare Summer Research Opportunities Guide


Computer Science Opportunities Spreadsheet

Computer Science Career Resources


Psychology Career Resources


CUNY LifeSci Meetup

Environmental Defense Fund

Mentoring in Medicine

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research/Early Identification Program

Google Jobs 

Brooklyn Queens Long Island- Area Health Education Center (BQLI-AHEC)

Community Health Care Association of New York Online Job Board 

Health Jobs Nationwide Online Job Board 

New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare

  • Utilize HireBC or the Magner Center LinkedIn Group to find job and internship opportunities
  • Conducting an informational interview with a professional is a great way to gain insight into a career field while also building an important connection. Informational interviews are a meeting with an industry professional where you ask career questions and discuss their career journey. LinkedIn is an important tool to aid in forming professional connections
  • Attend related events (click link and login to see upcoming events)
  • Organize a peer-support group or join a Brooklyn College Club or Organization (See Club List at bottom of document)
  • Create a great resume and cover letter (check out this Resume Guide)
  • Stay organized by keeping track of opportunities (check out this Opportunity Tracker.xlsx)
  • Prepare for interviews (check out these interview resources)

Jobs & Internships

We can help you find a great internship or land an interview with the right company.  Get started today! 

Log into HireBC via portal.brooklyn.edu. Select the career tab to view more and to apply to roles directly. 

Here are additional ways to Find a Paid Internship.

Interview Preparation

Receiving an Offer

  • Don’t renege on an offer once you have accepted another offer. You’ve made a commitment in which employers expect you to follow your word. Usage of the Center assumes you will abide by our terms & conditions where reneging is explicitly not allowed 
  • Don’t create a bad reputation for yourself, your peers, or the college. You are expected to be professional. Watch this video to learn more about what you should do if you have multiple offers

Natural and Behavioral Science Clubs

Clubs give students leadership skills, create opportunities for networking and establishing connections.

You can register for most clubs on Campus Groups. To connect directly with the Clubs, you can also join any of their Student WhatsApp chats.   

Schedule an Appointment

Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment to review these resources and for further exploration with Miriam Loyd, the liaison of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences.
She can be reached by email at: MLoyd@brooklyn.cuny.edu
If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Magner Career Center at 718.951.5696 or email careernews@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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