Projections for the next 20 years suggest that there will be a demand for trained microbiologists to fill position in all aspects of microbiology. A variety of special programs will create opportunities for women, members of under-represented groups and those with disabilities.
Today microbiologists work as integral members of interdisciplinary teams in laboratories of hospitals, clinics, universities, industry and government. They are on the cutting edge of science.
- Who is a Microbiologist?
- Where Does a Microbiologist Work and With Whom?
- What Are My Options?
- How Do I Get My First Position as a Microbiologist?
- What Kinds of Careers Paths Are There?
ASM Career Portal
Compilation of ASM career information and new networking features to assist you in planning a microbiology career
Directory of Career Advisers for 2012asm – Compilation of ASM members who served as career advisers for the 2012asm session, Microbiology Career Choices: Learn What's Available and How to Succeed