School of Pure and Applied Sciences

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

Career opportunities exist as scientists / researchers in research institutes and organisations such as:

  1. Ministries dealing with environment and natural resource
  2. The Kenya Agricultural Research and Livestock Organisation (KARLO)
  3. The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate service (KEPHIS)
  4. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
  5. The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)
  6. The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
  7. The World Health Organisation (WHO)
  8. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)
  9. The Kenya Forest Service (KFS)
  10. The National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA)
  11. Remote-sensing

Career opportunities exist in laboratories, chemical manufacturing and processing industrial plants for paper, petroleum, plastic, pesticides, herbicides, pharmaceuticals and food such as:

  1. Building materials and paints/coatings industries
  2. Paper manufacturing
  3. Plastics and advanced materials industries
  4. Analytical laboratories
  5. Quality control industries such as the Kenya Bureau of Standards
  6. Product development researchers
  7. Pharmaceutical industries
  8. Food manufacturing industries
  9. Pesticide manufacturing industries
  10. Research and academic institutions
  11. Petroleum, exploration and refinery industries

Graduates of actuarial sciences and statistics have rewarding careers as;

  1. Budget analysts
  2. Business analysts
  3. Research analysts
  4. Financial analysts
  5. Insurance underwriters
  6. Insurance claim adjusters
  7. Risk consultant analysts
  8. Data analysts
  9. Bio-statisticians
  10. Statistical analysts

Graduates in Animal Health and Production have an opportunity to work in private clinical veterinary practice; veterinary pharmaceutical industry; scientific research; academia; animal and animal project industry; dairy industry; genetics and plants /animal breeding industry; and food processing. The following careers are available to graduates:

  1. Animal health technologist
  2. Animal health technic
  3. Animal nutritionist
  4. Animal genetics officer
  5. Agricultural officer
  6. Animal research scientist
  7. Agronomist
  8. Entrepreneur( agro-vet, agribusiness)
  9. Agricultural consultancy
  10. Crop protection and preservation officer

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