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Professionals Speak About Careers

Laboratory animal care professionals are part of a research team driving medical discoveries.

Click here to hear from a variety of people describing their career paths and their professional roles in the field of Laboratory Animal Science.

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Career Options

Depending on your interests, there are many career options in the field of Laboratory Animal Science - veterinarians and animal care technicians, research scientists, computer programmers and statisticians, technical writers, engineers, accountants, and the list goes on.

Click below to read more about the vast array of career opportunities to be found in Laboratory Animal Science.

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Challenge to Care

People working in the field of Laboratory Animal Science are dedicated and compassionate professionals who have accepted the challenge to care for animals that are still necessary for biomedical progress.

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AALAS Foundation

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educational outreach on the essential role of responsible laboratory animal care and use in science to advance medical progress for human and animal health. The AALAS Foundation develops educational materials, web-based public information resources and training materials to help educate the public about the importance of quality laboratory animal care.