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Internships, Careers & Graduate Schools

An interdisciplinary minor in genomics provides students with the resources, learning and research opportunities needed to be successful candidates for scholarships, internships, careers and graduate programs.


Genomics program alumni have received many scholarships.

  • Fulbright
  • Goldwater
  • Watson
  • Smith
  • USA-Australia
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Graduate programs

Our alumni also have enrolled in outstanding graduate programs.

  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of California at San Francisco
  • National Institutes of Health at Cambridge
  • Northwestern University
  • Washington University
  • University of Washington
  • University of California at San Diego

Medical Schools and Allied Programs

Many alumni have gone on to medical schools.

  • University of Chicago
  • Harvard University
  • Duke University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Virginia
  • Wake Forest University
  • Ohio State
  • State University of New York

Others have selected allied programs.

  • veterinary medicine
  • dentistry
  • public health
  • physician assistant
  • nursing
  • perfusion technology


Some genomics alumni have chosen to pursue careers directly, working in biotech institutions or as lab technicians in research labs around the country.

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Genentech
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health

Others have pursued careers in technology and entrepreneurship, such as Founder and CEO of