Success After Susquehanna

Internships prepare graduates for successCareer and Graduate Study Options

Susquehanna biology graduates are prepared for success in a wide variety of fields.  Many continue on to graduate school, earning doctorates in areas of study such as aquatic ecology, immunology and biochemistry.  Biology majors are also well-prepared for medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinary school.

Graduates have continued their studies at:

  • Duke University 
  • Harvard University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Pennsylvania State University’s Hershey Medical Center
  • Princeton University
  • St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Vanderbilt University


Students who do not choose graduate training are frequently employed by firms in expanding industries such as biotechnology and environmental science; secondary schools; and the state and federal government.  Susquehanna graduates have enjoyed success in careers as diverse as genetic counseling, wildlife management and patent law.


More biology graduate outcomes:

  • D.V.M, Veterinary Pathologist, National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Lab
  • M.S., Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Behavioral Ecologist, Biocontrol Management Program Research Division
  • M.S., Resource Management Specialist, New Jersey Highlands Council
  • Project Ecologist, Blasland, Bouck & Lee, Inc.; Staff Ecologist, E2M Inc.
  • D.D.S., Dentist, Private Practice, Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
  • High School Science Teacher, York Area
  • M.S., Staff Researcher, Johnson & Johnson Skin Research Center Consumer Products
  • D.O., General Practice Physician, Stony Brook, NY
  • M.S., High School Science Teacher, Philadelphia Area
  • Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow Penn State University
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Illegal trade, special agent Division of Law Enforcement
  • United Stated Department of Agriculture Biological Control Division, Non-target species, Research Technician
  • M.D., Penn State Hershey Medical Group. Family Medicine Physician
  • M.F.S., Forensic scientist Maryland State Police
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden, National Aquarium Baltimore, Living Systems engineer, Horticulturist
  • Harrisburg Area High School Science Teacher
  • M.D. Physician, General Surgery Intern at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Ph.D candidate, Ohio State University, Ecology and Evolution
  • Ph.D.,  Cell and Molecular Biology, post-doctorate position with  Harvard School of Public Health
  • D.V.M., General Veterinary Practice, Somerset Pa.

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