On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Neuroscience majors, skills Neuroscience majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Neuroscience program


It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.

Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Neuroscience include:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology Technologist
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Paralegal
  • Pediatric Resident
  • Research Technologist

Career-Related Skills

Jobs posted through the Society for Neuroscience

Science Jobs - Can choose neuroscience from a list of search options.

Informational Websites

A Career In Neuroscience: A Game of “Survivor”

Journal of Neuroscience Neurosciences on the Internet - A searchable and browsable index of neuroscience resources available on the Internet.

Neuroscience-Net - Neuroscience-Net is a scientific journal published in electronic-only format on the World Wide Web.

Society for Neuroscience - The world's largest organization of scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.

The Association of Neuroscience Departments and Programs (ANDP) - ANDP works to advance education and research training in academic neuroscience programs by disseminating information about neuroscience education and providing a forum for discussion of issues in training and research at both the institutional and national levels.

For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.