Sample Resume for Biology Major

Biology major offers many options for graduates. Candidates must have attraction towards science and particularly for living things. Skills like carrying out mathematical computations along with statistics are an added advantage. You must be inclined towards research and be able to understand and learn laboratory experiments, processes, and use of scientific equipment and techniques. It’s not mandatory that biology major must opt for scientific jobs only; you can get entry into non-scientific jobs too. As a biology major, you can apply for positions like biological technician, lawyer, financial analyst, physician, medical service assistant, nurse, professor, lecturer, medical representative, biochemist, biologist, and scientist.


Sample Resume Template for Biology Major




Dedicated and highly ambitious biologist with masters in microbiology. High level of biological and botanical background. Strong organizational skills, proactive, client oriented, quality oriented, analytical and creative and a good team player.


Looking for a position as biological laboratory assistant in a reputed organization or institution where I can use my skills and knowledge for better prospects.


Masters of Science – Medical Laboratory science, June 2011 from

(University of California, CA GPA – 3.9/4.0)

Bachelor of Science – biological science, June 2011

(University of California, CA GPA – 3.9/4.0)


Sr. Laboratory assistant at Dan Hospital (Dec 2012– till present)

  • Monitored if all possible policies are abided by or not to avoid any mishap or injuries while performing research or experiment
  • Promoted to senior laboratory assistant within 2 years of experience
  • Applied strong knowledge of variety of lab equipment and procedures in performing research and experiments
  • Trained new laboratory assistants with variety of procedures and tests and successfully developed confidence in them to work independently and efficiently in a short period, thus increasing the profits and amount of work
  • Assisted in field surveys in case of any requirements
  • Managed to keep a track of availability of lab supplies and other inventory
  • Registered detailed information of specimens
  • Checked patient information, doctor’s information for proper processing of the tests


  • Can conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • Well versed with computer (MS word, excel, PowerPoint), internet savvy and tech savvy
  • Designing methodology to test hypotheses
  • Critical thinker, multitasker and detail oriented
  • Good interpersonal and business communication skills
  • Good Command on English and Spanish ( Can read, write and speak fluently)


  • Worked as biology tutor to Grade 10th and grade 11th students
  • Member of Hockey club in California University