There are many resources available to students interested in exploring careers in laboratory science. One of the best places to start is by contacting laboratories in your area. Another way to start is to check out the links provided.
General College Links
These links provide information about scholarships and majors.
College Board – Major: Clinical Laboratory Science
College Scholarships – A resource on where to find scholarships for public health.
Careers and Colleges – A resource on locating colleges, scholarships, grants, and career options.
Build your network and career knowledge by checking out these Association links.
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) – Mission to promote career opportunities in health care.
National Institutes of Health – Explore Health & Medical Science Careers
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences – A resource in discovering what environmental health scientists do every day and how you can learn more.
American Society for Cytotechnology – Provides unique, practical educational opportunities pertinent to the practice of cytotechnology
American Society for Cytopathology – To enhance the role of cytopathology in the healthcare system.
Association of Genetic Technologists – Learn more about what it means to be a genetic technologist and how to prepare for that type of career.
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Public Health Career Guide – The definition, impact, and current direction of public health organizations and programs in the U.S.
Career Smarts (Science Career Website) – Discover careers in science and follow a variety of links to learn more.
Kids (Gr. 6-8) Government Science Website – A variety of public health careers for kids to explore.
Allied Health Care Professionals Network
Science Camps, Interships, and Tools
Want to discover more, then take a peek at these camps and tools!
Diagnostic Detective Toolkit – Take a career survey and find out if the laboratory is right for you.
Diagnostic Detective Toolkit – Have fun with laboratory-oriented games.
Cornell University Summer Program
Johns Hopkins Summer Program
Stanford Summer Programs
Advanced Studies Program at St. Paul’s School
Ithaca College Summer Program
CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health