Career Opportunities in Science

Career Opportunities in Science

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This is a handy resource to exciting careers in science.With hot topics such as nanotechnology, genetic engineering, stem cell research, and cloning in the news, the field of science has attracted much attention and controversy recently. The science industry spans a wide range of professions, including astronomy, physics, agriculture, math, medical science, and more.Filled with essential information, Career Opportunities in Science, Second Edition provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. This helpful resource features 93 job profiles, including 20 new to this edition, with detailed information on the duties, salaries, and prospects for each job. Appendixes provide directories of education and training resources, industry associations, and useful Web sites. A glossary defines key terms used throughout the text.New and updated career profiles include: astronomer; biological technician; chemical technician; chemist; cryptographer; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist; geologist; health physicist; information security specialist; materials scientist; oceanographer; physicist; programmer; veterinary technician; zoologist; and, more.OR Analysts generally use computer programs to create their mathematical models. ... such diverse areas as transportation, telecommunications, computer and data processing services, banks, financial services, insurance, energy, manufacturing, retail, health care, and security. Many are employed by engineering and management services firms as well as by research and testing organizations that offeranbsp;...

Title:Career Opportunities in Science
Author:Susan Echaore-McDavid
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01


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