Bioscience and Health Policy Career Opportunities

Internship positions are available across the health policy spectrum in both the public and private sectors. Program graduates in similar programs have pursued careers as health policy analysts, legislative affairs specialists, program managers, health care managers, lobbyists, public affairs experts and health policy consultants. Many careers of our graduates have lead into senior management and executive positions in the health policy arena. Internship and full-time position providers can be found here:

  • Aarete Consulting
  • Careset Systems
  • Baylor Public Health
  • James Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
  • Codexis
  • DavaOncology
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Science and Technology Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.
  • AHRQ Training Program in Patient Safety and Quality
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • American Public Health Association
  • Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Lewin Consulting
  • American Medical Association
  • Food and Water Watch
  • Harris County Public Health
  • Center for Medical Technology Policy
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • National Institute of Health
  • Avalere Consulting
  • Families USA
  • Government Accountability Office
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • National Business Group on Health
  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
  • Omnia Health Care Management
  • American Cancer Society
  • City of Houston
  • The City of New York Mayor's Office
  • The Urban Institute
  • Texas Medical Center
  • TMC Health Policy Institute
  • UTMB
  • USI Insurance
  • USDA Children Nutrition Center

Bioscience Professional Associations

Professional Associations are a great source of information about internships, career pathways, conferences, scholarships, opportunities to meet people in your field, and a whole host of career-related topics. Usually associations will provide a discounted membership rate for students enrolled in college.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Association for Women in Science

Federation of American Scientists

The International Association for Science, Technology and Society

National Academy of Science

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science


American College of Healthcare Executives

American Health Information Management

American Medical Association

American Medical Writers Association

American Public Health Association

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Association of Genetic Technologists

and others ....