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Believe it or not, degrees in the liberal arts can actually make it easier to land a job. Each major within the School of Arts & Sciences carries with it a unique list of skill sets that more and more employers are saying they want. Across industries, employers look for a combination of skills, interests and values that match their own.  

Prepared for Anything

Forget about scrolling through a list of careers students who study biochemistry and molecular biology pursue. There are no rules. If you choose a major you’re passionate about, you are much more likely to discover and develop your own personal skills, interests and values that ultimately, will help you find a rewarding profession.

Skills You Will Gain as a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major

  • Assessing risk
  • Using computers for computation/simulation
  • Defining expected/potential results
  • Preparing statistical results
  • Evaluating effect of phenomena
  • Attending to details
  • Applying logic to problems
  • Reasoning by analogy
  • Examining components of ideas/problems
  • Identifying and solving quantitative problems
  • Tabulating data
  • Maintaining precision and accuracy
  • Determining probabilities

Career Services

Advising Suite
Tyler Haynes Commons, Suite 306 (third floor)
(804) 289-8547
careerservices@richmond.edu

Career Gallery & Employer Suite
Queally Center, Suite 201
(804) 662-3032
hirespiders@richmond.edu

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.