The aim of the disciplines of CMMB is to understand how the molecules within a particular cell type carry out these specialized functions.
Research and laboratory: Administer biological tests; collect and preserve field organisms; laboratory procedures and safety.
Analytical: Analyze and memorize large amounts of information; interpretation of experimental or laboratory results; observe and make measurements on organisms; analyze data for trends.
Teamwork: Oversee, supervise and contribute to a project.
Communication: Conduct research and present findings in written format; public speaking and oral communication skills; write scientific technical and non-technical reports.
Organizational: Manage time effectively; set goals; meet deadlines; demonstrate precision and accuracy in data collection and observation; data, time and resource management.
Please note some of these positions may require further training, certification or education. Check out the occupational profiles to review the full details for the occupations that interest you at alis.alberta.ca/occinfo
Formal Career Assessments like the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator can be helpful tools for your career development. These assessments have been used for decades to help individuals choose a major, explore career options during and upon completion of a degree and to further understand yourself in relationship to the world of work. Inquire with Career Services if you are interested in these formal assessments.
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