K-12 Student Resources

Microbiology career information and educational resources for middle and high school students.

Learn about microbes and the people who study them, current issues in microbiology, and experiments. 

FAQ Report Series
This series provides science-based information about important topics in which microbes play an important role.

ASM Careers in the Microbiological Sciences 

Description of career opportunities, types of work, salary information, and ways to prepare for a microbiology career. Includes information about ordering ASM career materials.  

ASM Career Portal
Consolidation of ASM career information and provides new networking features to assist you in planning your career.

Search for a Scientist: ASM's Science Education Network
A database of scientists who have volunteered to serve as mentors. More than 400 microbiologists available to work with, advise and mentor students.