All about the job

What is toxicology?

The branch of science concerned with the nature, effects, and detection of poisons.


A toxicologist on average in the US gets paid $50-100,000 a year.

Abilities needed

  • Writing reports
  • Studying notes
  • Managing labs
  • Collaborating

What 5 characteristics are needed for this career?

  • Patience
  • Organized
  • Listener
  • Truthful
  • Positive

What colleges can help me get this career?

  • Harvard
  • Yale
  • Stanford

Steps to get this career

How did AVID get me closer to getting ready for this career?

AVID has taught me to be more organized and how to do it. It has also taught me how to collaborate with others and how to work with different people.