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Molecular & Cell Biology

Class of 2012 (Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

The following data comes from the Career Center's annual Career Destinations Survey of graduating seniors. Our primary focus for this report is to illustrate the wide variety of employment and graduate school choices past students in this major have made.

Please note: Beginning with the 2006 survey year, students with double and triple majors are represented in each of their majors, whereas in past years their data were only presented in their primary major. Programs for which there are four or less responses will not have any data shown to protect the confidentiality of respondents.

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Results Summary
Graduated Responded Percent    
430 194 45%    
 
Post-Graduate Activities

Employed
Attending
Grad School
Seeking
Employment
Other
Endeavors
 
25% 32% 26% 18%  
 
Employment Sectors & Average Salary*
For Profit Nonprofit Education Government Average Salary*
46% 11% 32% 12% $38,523
*Not all respondents report salary. Majors with four or less reported salaries have no salary information shown to protect the confidentiality of student data.
 
 
Employers & Job Titles
Accenture Analyst
Assay Biotechnology Research Associate
Bayer Healthcare Project Engineer
Bio Assistant Research Technician
BioSeek Research Associate
Broad Institute Research Assistant
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Research Assistant
Chopper Trading Trading Assistant
Cytokinetics Research Associate
Deloitte and Touche LLP Tax Consultant
Dr. Chan and Dr. Yang Oral Surgery Office Assistant
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
Falcon Critical Care Transport Emergency Medical Technician
HaploID QA
Kaiser Permanente Research Assistant
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Research Assistant
LEK Consulting LLC Associate
Mauritson Family Winery Harvest Lab Intern
MedReach Emergency Medical Technician
National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan Research Assistant
NCIRE Research Assistant
NextBio Curator
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Biological Research Assistant
Stanford University Research Assistant
Stanford University Research Assistant
Summit Clinic Medical Assistant
TaLK Teacher
Triage Consulting Group Account Associate
UC Berkeley--Harris lab lab technician
University of California Berkeley Staff Research Assistant
University of California Berkeley Researcher
University of California Berkeley Staff Research Associate
University of California Davis Research Assistant
University of California Davis Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Junior Specialist
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Junior Specialist/Lab Manager
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
University of California San Francisco Staff Research Associate
 
 
Graduate Schools Attending
Field of Study Graduate School Degree
BIOCHEMISTRY Yale University PhD
BIOCHEMISTRY Harvard University PhD
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES New York University PhD
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Temple University MD
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES University of California-Davis PhD
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES University of California-Berkeley MD
BIOMEDICAL/MEDICAL ENGINEERING University of Washington PhD
DENTISTRY (DDS, DMD) Loma Linda University Other
DENTISTRY (DDS, DMD) University of California-Los Angeles Other
DENTISTRY (DDS, DMD) University of the Pacific Other
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY Stanford University PhD
IMMUNOLOGY Yale University PhD
IMMUNOLOGY University of California-Los Angeles MD
IMMUNOLOGY University of Texas Southwest Med Ctr-Dallas Other
LAW Indiana University-Bloomington JD
MATERIALS SCIENCE Dartmouth College PhD
MEDICAL SCIENTIST University of California-San Francisco Other
MEDICINE (MD) University of Louisville MD
MEDICINE (MD) University of California-Los Angeles MD
MEDICINE (MD) Johns Hopkins University MD
MEDICINE (MD) Hofstra University MD
MEDICINE (MD) Yale University MD
MEDICINE (MD) Northwestern University MD
MEDICINE (MD) University of California-San Diego MD
MEDICINE (MD) University of California-San Diego MD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Massachusetts Institute of Technology PhD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Northwestern University PhD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY University of California-San Diego PhD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY University of Maryland-Baltimore Other
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Harvard University PhD
NEUROBIOLOGY AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Case Western Reserve University MD
OPTOMETRY (OD) University of California-Berkeley Other
OPTOMETRY (OD) University of California-Berkeley Other
PHARMACOLOGY University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Other
PHARMACY University of California-San Francisco Other
PHARMACY University of California-San Diego Other
PHARMACY University of California-San Francisco Other
PHYSICAL AND THEORETICAL CHEMISTRY University of California-Davis PhD
PUBLIC HEALTH Loma Linda University Masters

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