Career Opportunities for Majors in Entomology


The entomology major is directed at students who want to learn more about insects and related arthropods, and their relationship with humans and the environment. It will provide a greater understanding of the importance of insects as beneficial organisms as well as their detrimental impacts to humans as pests Students can receive training in a variety of subject areas including agricultural, urban, and forensic entomology.

The entomology major targets students that seek careers in agribusiness, government service, agricultural education and extension, and public health or are preparing to be owner/operators of a pest management enterprise. Students can tailor their coursework to meet their specific interests by selecting coursework classes of interest from several clusters of specific courses. The curriculum of this major is expected to continue evolving as additional experience in the delivery of the curriculum's content is gained, and new areas of emphasis are identified.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Agricultural Engineer Environmental Specialist Pet Shop Manager
Biologist Farm Manager Research Assistant
Clinical Researcher Farm Technician Science Teacher
Conservation Officer Laboratory Technician Zookeeper
Endocrinologist Naturalist

Types of Employers

Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Agricultural Engineer Farm Manager Pet Shop Manager
Animal Breeders Farm Technician Research Assistant
Animal Shelters Forest Management Agencies School Systems
Biologist Laboratories Science Teacher
Clinical Researcher Laboratory Animal Researcher Wildlife Biologist
Colleges/Universities Laboratory Technician World Wildlife Fund
Conservation Officer Naturalist Writer/Author
Conservation Organizations Naturalist Zookeeper
Endocrinologist Nature Conservancies
Environmental Specialist Nature Science Centers
Government Agencies
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Farm Service Agency World Wildlife Fund
Department of Environmental Protection Game and Wildlife
Division of Fish National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  
Farm Credit Administration National Science Foundation

Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Entomology

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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - Jobs of Experienced Alumni - Entomology

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