M.S. in Biomedical Science Post-Graduation Opportunities

What Can You Do with a Degree in Biomedical Sciences?


Middle School Teacher & High School Teacher

Become a Certified Teacher in Palm Beach County
Go to the Palm Beach Schools website.

● Steps:

  • Begin application
  • Pay a $75 Application fee
  • Send official transcripts of education to FLDOE address provided on site
  • You will receive a statement of eligibility, if eligible, you can receive a temporary certificate that is valid for three years once you have been hired by a school
  • You can find open positions by searching within the school district
  • You must also have your fingerprints processed by the school district you wish to teach in.

Become a Substitute Teacher 

  • You must have at least 60 credits
  • No central application online, recommended to call your local school to find out if
  • substitute positions are available
    • For example ADHUS/FAUHS has forms in the front office to apply

College   Instructor

Palm Beach State and Broward College Adjunct Positions

Other Education Opportunities

Teaching Intern at FAU High

  • If interested, please send resume to Dr. Amy Tift at  amytift@fau.edu  before the beginning of the semester. 

Teaching Assistant Positions

Graduate students that receive teaching assistant positions receive a tuition waiver and stipend.

For TA opportunities please contact:

  • Patrick Ande  pande@fau.edu  for Chemistry TA positions on Boca Campus 
  • Sheryl Van Der Heiden  SVANDER1@fau.edu  for Biology TA positions on Davie Campus 

Ph.D. Programs


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Most positions are out of state, i.e. the National Heart, Blood, and Lungs Institute in Bethesda, MD. However, many positions are available and provide valuable experience in research and in working in a government laboratory. More info, and job listings can be found at the NIH website.

National Institute of Science and Technology

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA provide various temporary and permanent postdoctoral fellowships, and give excellent experience and opportunities to those interested in research into communicable diseases. More info, and job listings can be found on the CDC website.

Lab Technician
Research Assistant

Alumni Networking
Opportunities Contact Info
TrustBridge Joe Hamilton
Research Opportunities FAU Professors
SIM Center Pathways Program Miguel Castro
Standardized Patient Marina Sapp
Boca Helping Hands Tara Currier
Boca Fertility Michael Matilsky
FAU Memory & Wellness Center Krista Landells
Tomorrow's Rainbow Mary Jo Vandervoort
954-978-2390 x403
Boca West Children's Foundation 561-488-6980
Mind & Melody 786-321-8100
Gift of Life 800-9MARROW
Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431