Microbiologists work in a range of fields and undertake the following types of activities:
Manufacturing: product development, assessment and monitoring for quality control. Employers include:
Research: where employers include:
Analysis: identifying and monitoring microorganisms, disease surveillance and routine testing of food, milk and water supplies. Employers include:
Environment: sewage treatment, water purification, waste management and bioremediation (cleaning up pollution). Employers include:
Vacancies can also be found through the following society websites:
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