The question is really what can't you do with a science degree. The College of Science partners with the Career Development Center to provide a vast array of career resources and tools to support your career goals.

Employers value the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that science majors bring to the workplace in addition to their expertise in science. Use What can I do with a science degree? on the Career Development Center’s website to learn about the many opportunities available to those with a science degree.

It’s never too soon to start planning your career in science. Register with Beaver Careers a tremendous online resource offered through the Career Development Center where you to set up individual appointments to talk about and begin developing your career plan, register for career development events, take career related self-assessments, find job/internships and take advantage of the many other career development tools.

Check out upcoming career events for science students, including our new career development program, LIFT Science (Leverage Inclusion for Thriving) that offers monthly roundtable discussions about disparities in the science workforce, including gender, race, ethnicity, family income, sexual orientation and nontraditional lifestyles, etc.


Start your career planning now

An in-person career consultation appointment is a 50-minute, 1-on-1 consultation with an Assistant Director of Career Development who specializes on careers in science. A consultation is where you can:

  • Identify your strengths, interests, and skills
  • Explore career options and determine a career path best suited for you
  • Develop strategies for your internship/job search and optimize your search with cutting-edge tools


Claire Wu is our Assistant Director who works with College of Science students. To set up an appointment with Claire, consult the visual guide to making an appointment (PDF), call the Career Development Center at 541-737-4085, or make appointment online following these steps: 

  1. Log in to Beaver Careers
  2. Click “Make Appointment”
  3. Select “Career Development Appointment—College of Science” in the dropdown.
  4. Select a date range and click search.
  5. Scroll down to see appointment options with Claire Wu - Kidder 128 - College of Science.
  6. Choose the time that works best for you
  7. Review the appointment details, then click “Done."


College of Science Career Development Office Hours:

@128 Kidder Hall
  • Monday 9 am – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9 am – noon
  • Wednesday 1:30 – 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 – 11:30 am
@Kerr Admin Bldg, B008 (Basement)
  • Monday 4 – 5 pm
  • Tuesday 3:30 – 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am - noon
  • Friday 2:30 – 5:30 pm