Prefacing a live Q&A hosted at The Guardian's careers blog this week, Alison White says that while nearly a quarter of biosciences graduates opt to pursue PhDs, "there are apparently a wealth of [career] options you could consider" straight out of a bachelor's program. "Biosciences graduates are found in a variety of sectors, including the food industry, local and central government, environmental health, sports science, the pharmaceutical industry, and academia," she says.

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