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Cytogenetic Technologists

Tips for Entry

Take as many science classes as possible and be sure to get laboratory time using microscopes. Also join your school's science club.

Join a professional association to meet others in the field and gain access to industry-related publications and events. Some organizations offer student memberships, such as the Association of Genetic Technologists,

Ask your career services office for help with identifying and speaking with representatives of laboratories and research facilities that have internship programs and part-time job openings in the cytogenetics technology field.

Read articles about cytogenetics written by scientists from around the world for the publication Molecular Cytogenetics:

Visit and for job listings. 

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