Molecular Biology Undergraduate Career Resources


Center for Career Development Resources


Pam Cohen

Pam Cohen
Associate Director-STEM

Pam provides career counseling for STEM students and will hold office hours on Wednesdays in the E-Quad. You can make an appointment to meet with Pam either there or at the Center for Career Development, using the Handshake system.

  • The Center for Career Development
  • Career Compass
    A Princeton website to help you explore a wide range of careers and to connect with resources, opportunities, and alumni who can help.
  • Handshake
    Access your new Handshake account to schedule appointments, discover career-related events on campus, browse job and internship opportunities, and schedule interviews.
  • TigerNet Alumni Directory
    Tap into this Princeton network and see how a community of more than 5,200 contacts can help.
  • Princeternship
    Spend time with alumni in their workplace during academic breaks, from one day up to a week.  Multiple Princeternships are available in the medical professions and Career Services is actively recruiting alumni who may provide Princeternship opportunities in research or corporate settings of interest to MOL majors.  
  • Research, Networking, & Posting Tools
    These resources can help you explore career fields and build connections with alumni and other professionals.
  • University Career Action Network (UCAN)
    UCAN is an internship-only site that is shared by 22 member schools, including Princeton.

Industries & Professions

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb sponsors a summer internship program in world class drug discovery research laboratories. Interns work on independent projects under the guidance of a mentor. Open to undergrads, sophomores and above. Students should have a strong desire to pursue graduate-level education in biological, chemical, or computational sciences. To apply, click the link above for more information. 
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is a large biotech firm with many internship opportunities per year. Each internship represents a specific project that has been identified. To apply click the link above and search "intern." Jobs in Rensselaer, NY are in operations and manufacturing. Jobs in Tarrytown, NY are in biomedical research and other areas. Both are appropriate for Molecular Biology majors.

Additional Career Resources for MOL majors

  • MolBio holds a career panel featuring undergraduate alumni each year. This event is usually held during the Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
  • Health Professions Advising (HPA)
    The Office of Health Professions Advising serves students who are considering careers in the health professions. Please contact HPA or go to their website for more information on health professions.  HPA sends out Vitals, a weekly newsletter which includes internship and job opportunities that may be of interest to all MOL majors. If you wish to join the the HPA mailing list, email HPA posts employment opportunities in their Post-Grad Job Board and offers contact information for clinical opportunities and research internships. A list of sample activities that past Princeton students have pursued between graduation and beginning medical school is also available at HPA.
  • Global Health and Health Policy Program (GHP)
    The Program in Global Health and Health Policy certificate program occasionally receives opportunities for internships and jobs from program graduates. Those that are relevant for MOL majors will be distributed via email.