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Explore Careers in Earth and Physical Science


Want to know more about careers in earth and physical sciences? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. We have also included videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on the job profiles.

New Scientist Profiles


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Earth and Environmental Science

Aquacultural Manager
Aquarist
Cartographer or Photogrammetrist
Climate Change Analyst In Demand!
Diver
Emergency Management Specialist
Environmental Compliance Inspector
Environmental Scientist
Geographer In Demand!
Geoscientist
Hydrologist
Industrial Health & Safety Engineer
Meteorologist
Park Ranger
Science Manager
Soil and Water Conservationist
Soil Scientist
Surveyor
Water & Liquid Waste Treatment Plant & System Operator

Physical Science

Astronomer
Audio and Video Equipment Technician
Aviation Inspector
Chemical Technician
Chemist
Chemistry Teacher In Demand!
Electrician In Demand!
Film and Video Editor
Food Science Technician
Food Scientist or Technologist
Forensic Science Technician
Nuclear Monitoring Technician
Nuclear Power Reactor Operator
Occupational Health & Safety Specialist
Physicist
Physics Teacher In Demand!
Pilot
Power Distributor & Dispatcher
Power Plant Operator
Precision Instrument & Equipment Repairer
Ship & Boat Captain
Sound Engineering Technician

Explore Careers in Life Science


Want to know more about careers in life science? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. We have also included videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on the job profiles.

New Scientist Profiles


katie hilpisch Meet Katie Hilpisch, a Senior Biomedical Engineer at Medtronic who is helping to find medical therapies for patients with heart problems.

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Life Science

Agricultural Inspector
Agricultural Technician
Animal Breeder
Animal Trainer
Anthropologist
Athletic Trainer In Demand!
Audiologist In Demand!
Biochemist In Demand!
Bioinformatics Scientist In Demand!
Biological Technician
Biologist
Biology Teacher In Demand!
Biomedical Engineer In Demand!
Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician In Demand!
Certified Diabetes Educator In Demand!
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) In Demand!
Chiropractor
Cytogenetic Technologist In Demand!
Cytotechnologist In Demand!
Dental Hygienist In Demand!
Dietitian or Nutritionist
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedic In Demand!
Endocrinologist In Demand!
Epidemiologist
Genetic Counselor
Health Educator In Demand!
Hematologist In Demand!
Marine Biologist
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technician
Microbiologist
Neurologist In Demand!
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Occupational Therapist In Demand!
Optometrist In Demand!
Pathologist In Demand!
Pharmacist In Demand!
Physical Therapist In Demand!
Physician
Physician Assistant In Demand!
Plant Scientist
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist
Science Manager
Speech-Language Pathologist
Veterinarian In Demand!
Veterinary Technologist & Technician In Demand!
Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist

Behavioral and Social Science

Marriage & Family Therapist In Demand!
Medical Social Worker In Demand!
Political Scientist
Psychologist
Sociologist

Interdisciplinary Science

Patent Lawyer In Demand!
Science Writer
Technical Writer

Explore Careers in Engineering


Want to know more about careers in engineering? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. We have also included videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on the job profiles.

New Scientist Profiles


katie hilpisch Meet Katie Hilpisch, a Senior Biomedical Engineer at Medtronic who is helping to find medical therapies for patients with heart problems.

Career List


Engineering

Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technician
Architect
Automotive Engineer In Demand!
Biochemical Engineer In Demand!
Biofuel or Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Manager In Demand!
CAD Technician
Chemical Engineer
Civil Engineering Technician
Civil Engineers In Demand!
Commercial & Industrial Designer
Electrical & Electronics Engineer
Electrical Engineering Technician
Energy Engineer In Demand!
Engineering Manager
Environmental Engineer
Environmental Engineering Technician
Fuel Cell Engineer In Demand!
Geographic Information Systems Technician In Demand!
Hydroelectric Plant Technician
Industrial Engineer
Landscape Architect
Mapping Technician
Marine Architect
Materials Scientist and Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Technician
Methane Gas Generation System Technician
Microsystems Engineer In Demand!
Nanosystems Engineer In Demand!
Nuclear Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Photonics Engineer In Demand!
Photonics Technician In Demand!
Radio Frequency Engineer
Robotics Engineer In Demand!
Robotics Technician In Demand!
Semiconductor Processor
Solar Energy Systems Engineer In Demand!
Solar Photovoltaic Installer
Sustainability Specialist In Demand!
Transportation Engineer In Demand!
Transportation Planner In Demand!
Water or Wastewater Engineer In Demand!
Weatherization Installer or Technician In Demand!
Wind Energy Engineer In Demand!
Wind Turbine Service Technician

Explore Careers in Math and Computer Science


Want to know more about careers in math and computer science? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. We have also included videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on the job profiles.

New Scientist Profiles


katie hilpisch Meet Katie Hilpisch, a Senior Biomedical Engineer at Medtronic who is helping to find medical therapies for patients with heart problems.

Career List


Math & Computer Science

Actuary
Computer Hardware Engineer
Computer Programmer In Demand!
Computer Software Engineer In Demand!
Computer Systems Analyst In Demand!
Database Administrator In Demand!
Economist
Math Teacher In Demand!
Mathematician
Multimedia Artist or Animator
Network Systems & Data Communications Analyst
Remote Sensing Scientist or Technologist In Demand!
Software Quality Assurance Engineer & Tester
Statistician

Explore Careers in Health


Want to know more about careers in health? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. We have also included videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on the job profiles.

New Scientist Profiles


katie hilpisch Meet Katie Hilpisch, a Senior Biomedical Engineer at Medtronic who is helping to find medical therapies for patients with heart problems.

Career List


Human Biology and Health

Audiologist In Demand!
Biomedical Engineer In Demand!
Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician In Demand!
Certified Diabetes Educator In Demand!
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) In Demand!
Chiropractor
Cytotechnologist In Demand!
Dental Hygienist In Demand!
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedic In Demand!
Endocrinologist In Demand!
Epidemiologist
Health Educator In Demand!
Hematologist In Demand!
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technician
Medical Social Worker In Demand!
Neurologist In Demand!
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Occupational Therapist In Demand!
Optometrist In Demand!
Pathologist In Demand!
Pharmacist In Demand!
Physical Therapist In Demand!
Physician
Physician Assistant In Demand!
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist
Science Writer
Speech-Language Pathologist

Genetics and Genomics

Bioinformatics Scientist In Demand!
Cytogenetic Technologist In Demand!
Genetic Counselor