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  • aerospace engineer

    Aerospace Engineer

    Aerospace Engineers design and test missiles, aircraft, satellites, and spacecraft . They also create propulsion systems and evaluate the aerodynamic performance of aircrafts and assure all blueprints, prototypes, and products meet required engineering standards, environmental issues, and customer requirements. Watch a Video: Find a College How to Become an Aerospace Engineer Students in high school […]

  • aerospace engineer technician

    Aerospace Engineer Technician

    An aerospace engineer technician tests spacecraft, missiles, and aircraft to ensure they meet compliance requirements. The importance of reliable parts and equipment is critical. They frequently use simulation tools along with computer-based modeling and processes to maintain and operate equipment. He or she typically is employed in laboratories, manufacturing, offices, or industrial plants. Watch a […]

  • agricultural engineer

    Agricultural Engineer

    An agricultural engineer’s primary goal is to improve and resolve agriculture problems. They look at pollution and environmental issues, machine efficiency, agricultural processing, and the storage of agricultural products. They are often present at farms to monitor installations of new systems and note crop outcomes and growth locations. Watch a Video: How to Become an […]

  • agricultural manager

    Agricultural Manager

    An agricultural manager works very closely with farmers. Their primary duty is to coordinate crop production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners. They manage and evaluate agricultural factors such as disease, market conditions, soil conditions, weather, production needs, and sometimes even federal programs that are available. How to Become an Agricultural Manager Agricultural managers usually […]

  • animal care worker with dogs

    Animal Care Worker

    Animal care workers provide care for animals at veterinary clinics, zoos, kennels, pet stores, stables, or animal shelters (just to name a few). They may bath, groom, feed, and exercise animals. Some specialize in an area of interest such as marine mammals, horses, reptiles, or even behavioral training. How to Become an Animal Care Worker […]

  • Aquacultural Manager

    Aquacultural managers raise fish and shellfish and ensure their environment is suitable for them to thrive and grow. They will monitor the stock in the environment as well. They also train and manage other employees to ensure safety and quality standards are met. Watch a Video: How to Become an Aquacultural Manager Though there may […]

  • architect

    Architect

    Architects design large and small structures such as office buildings, businesses, stadiums, schools, malls, and homes. They might also design outdoor spaces. An architect will collect all information for a project to include site selection, environmental impact, zoning laws, building codes, and access to buildings for the disabled. They visit site locations to visualize their […]

  • astronomer

    Astronomer

    An astronomer is a scientist who studies the universe. They focus on the stars, planets, moons, celestial objects, and other galaxies. Some of their studies are observational and they may come up with theories to support their observations. Astronomers can specialize in planetary astronomy, galactic astronomy, or physical cosmology and their primary work is done […]

  • biochemist

    Biochemist

    A biochemist will collect, analyze, and interpret results on various topics. Primarily though, a biochemist studies the chemistry of living processes at molecular and cellular levels such as cell development, reproduction, death, and even metabolism. Biochemists study the chemical and physical properties of cells by using electron microscopes. How to Become a Biochemist To become […]

  • biofuel manager

    Biofuels Manager

    Biofuel managers are in a cutting edge field as biofuel is fuel produced from organisms such as plants and other organisms and not crude oil. Those in the biofuel industry find and create alternative fuel sources for environmental and economic benefits. The environmental advantage includes using a renewable resource, as a plant-sourced fuel can be […]

  • Biological Technician

    Biological Technician

    A biological technician will collect samples for lab analysis. They also will maintain and clean the lab equipment they use. They assist other biological and medical scientists with their experiments and tests. They may also be called laboratory assistants. Watch a Video: How to Become a Biological Technician Biological technicians generally have a bachelor’s degree […]

  • biomedical engineer

    Biomedical Engineer

    A biomedical engineer enhances the quality and effectiveness of patient care by designing and analyzing solutions to problems in medicine and biology. You must have knowledge in the evaluation, design, and development of biological and health systems or products. Watch a Video: How to Become a Biomedical Engineer An employer usually looks for a bachelor’s […]

  • biophysicist

    Biophysicist

    A biophysicist is a scientist who uses physics to study biological systems using an interdisciplinary approach. Studies from molecules to organisms are conducted, analyzed, and interpreted for scientific evidence in proving or providing information for the greater good of medicine or science. How to Become a Biophysicist To become a biophysicist you must earn a […]

  • cartographer

    Cartographer and Photogrammetrist

    A cartographer and photogrammetrist interprets, collects, and measures geographic data. They create user-friendly maps and update charts and maps for education and regional planning. Photogrammetrist’s specialize in using satellite images, aerial photographs, light imaging detection, and ranging technology to build models of the Earth’s surface and it’s features in order to create maps. How to […]

  • chemical engineer working in lab

    Chemical Engineer

    A chemical engineer knows how to optimize an entire system that involves the use of chemicals, drugs, foods, or many other products. A chemical engineer will do this by using physics, math, chemistry, and biology to solve any issues with the product. This career tests and plans ways of manufacturing products and supervise production. They […]

  • chemist working in a lab

    Chemist

    A chemist tests ways to make existing products better and develops new products. For example, household cleaners, pharmaceutical drugs, plastics, and several other products may be improved by a chemist. Chemists analyze and test substances to find out their composition and concentration of elements. They may also write technical reports that would detail methods and […]

  • civil engineer

    Civil Engineer

    A civil engineer supervises and designs substantial construction projects. They maintain, construct, and operate these construction projects. These projects could be include airports, buildings, bridges, sewage treatment, or systems for water supply. Watch a Video: How to Become a Civil Engineer Civil engineers need a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering technology or civil engineering. In […]

  • clinical laboratory technologist

    Clinical Lab Technologist

    A clinical laboratory technologist will perform complex tests and laboratory procedures that surgeons, physicians, or other healthcare personnel order. These technologists are also sometimes referred to as medical laboratory scientists. Clinical laboratory technologists may also specialize in a field, such as in an area of immunity technologist, microbiology technologist, or clinical chemistry technologist. Watch a […]

  • computer engineers working

    Computer Engineer

    A computer engineer tests computer components and systems by developing and designing memory devices, processors, circuit boards, and networks. They make computers more mobile or incorporate computers in other areas, such as machines or building materials. They solve issues that occur in computer hardware and aid in the advancement of computer technology. Watch a Video: […]

  • conservation scientist

    Conservation Scientist

    A conservation scientist protects, manages, and improves natural resources. They typically work with state, local, and federal governments and private landowners to safeguard the environment by discover ways to improve and use the land. They will evaluate environments to include studying forest and soil quality. Watch a Video: How to Become a Conservation Scientist Conservation […]

  • electrical engineer

    Electrical Engineer

    An electrical engineer tests, develops, researches, and designs the manufacturing of electrical equipment. They also supervise it’s installation. They work in a variety of areas such as communication systems, radar, and power generation equipment. They work in development and research industries, manufacturing, or engineering firms as well. Watch a Video: How to Become an Electrical […]

  • electrical engineering technician working

    Electrical Engineering Technician

    An electrical engineering technician assist engineers to develop and design electrical and electronic equipment such as medical monitoring equipment, communications equipment, or navigational equipment. They test, repair, and adjust equipment or products. An electrical engineering technician works closely with electrical engineers, mostly for the federal government as well as manufacturing, utilities, or research and development […]

  • Electro-Mechanical Technician working

    Electro-Mechanical Technician

    An electro-mechanical technician uses mechanical technology and knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They operate, test, and maintain robotic, unmanned, automated or electromechanical equipment. They work along side mechanical and electrical engineers and in various industrial environments to include plastics, energy, computer, communications equipment manufacturing, and aerospace. These techs verify the dimensions of parts by […]

  • architectural and engineering manager

    Engineering Manager

    An engineering manager directs, plans, and coordinates activities, as well as spends time supervising employees in architectural and engineering companies. They are responsible for developing the overall concepts of new products and/or solving problems that may prevent its completion. Engineering managers set schedules, create administrative procedures, and propose budgets for projects and programs. Watch a […]

  • environmental engineer

    Environmental Engineer

    An environmental engineer works to improve water and air pollution, recycling, public health, and waste disposal by using the principles of engineering chemistry, biology, and soil science to develop solutions to environmental problems such as unsafe drinking water or climate change. They also obtain, update, and maintain standard operating procedures and plans for environmental projects. […]

  • Environmental Engineering Technician

    Environmental Engineer Technician

    An environmental engineering technician collects environmental samples from the air, ground, or water. Through their testing they strive to contain, mitigate, or clean up pollution. They arrange to dispose of hazardous materials such as asbestos and lead. He or she inspects facilities to assure proper compliance with regulations to govern substances are observed. Find a […]

  • environmental scientist

    Environmental Scientist

    An environmental scientist protects human health and the environment through their study and education in natural science. They analyze the dangers and effects the ecosystem may suffer from a variety of chemicals, advise policy makers, clean up polluted areas, and encourage industries to reduce waste. They might work in the field to monitor the environment […]

  • becoming a farmer

    Farmer or Rancher

    Farmers usually operate farms that produce livestock, crops, and vegetables and produce enough crops and livestock for private sales or wholesale to companies. About 7 in 10 farmers and ranchers are self-employed and many work on family-owned farms. There is no typical work week; farmers and ranchers work hours that are determined by the needs. […]

  • food scientist

    Food Scientist

    A food scientist studies the deterioration and processing of foods by using microbiology, engineering, and chemistry. They determine nutrient levels of food by analyzing it’s content. They look for new nutritional food sources and investigate avenues for making processed foods taste good, safe and healthy. They also find the best way to distribute, process, preserve, […]

  • forensic science technician

    Forensic Science Technician

    A forensic science technician analyzes and collects physical evidence that are involved with crime investigations. Some work directly at crime scene sites where others only work in the laboratory dissecting the information that has been collected. A forensic science technician tests evidence from a crime scenes using physical, chemical, and biological analysis. Someone interested in […]

  • genetics counselor working

    Genetic Counselor

    Separate from other health science professions, a genetic counselor focuses on giving their patients power through knowledge. They explain your family history and the chances of a condition to occur or reoccur. They also counsel individuals or entire families for the promotion of informed choices and the adaptation to the risks and conditions. They can […]

  • geographer

    Geographer

    A geographer studies nature, land, and the earth. They also research the inhabitants and features of a region on a global or local level. They study and examine cultural or political structures and phenomena relating to geography and present their findings. They may also create graphs, diagrams, and maps with the use of geographical information […]

  • geological technician

    Geological or Petroleum Technician

    A geological or petroleum technician attempts to discover valuable resources by analyzing geological samples of minerals and soil. They support engineers and scientists in extracting and exploring natural sources like crude oil, minerals, and the detection of natural gas. Geological technicians indicate the potential for exploration to determine chemical or physical properties and test geological […]

  • geoscientist

    Geoscientist

    A geoscientist studies the structure, progression, and composition of the Earth. They also study the Earth’s past, present, and future in relation to it’s internal composition like the atmosphere, oceans, and the Earth’s electric, gravitational, and magnetic force. How to Become a Geoscientist Most employers require a bachelor’s degree in a related field then many […]

  • green jobs

    Green Jobs

    Green Jobs: Green Industry Dream Jobs The Bureau of Labor Statistics considers a job as green if the career produces goods or services that “benefit the environment or conserve natural resources” or jobs where a worker would be involved in “making their establishment’s production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources.” Green Marketers […]

  • health and safety engineer

    Health & Safety Engineer

    The most important role of a health and safety engineer is to develop procedures and safety standards for a workforce to follow in order to ensure a safe and productive work environment. These engineers are vital in they leverage their existing knowledge in the field to develop streamlined processes to ensure workers do not get […]

  • Heavy Vehicle Technician

    Heavy Vehicle Service Technician

    A heavy vehicle service technician will inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and machinery. They mainly work with equipment used for farming, construction, and rail transportation. Service technicians typically work in repair shops though some may work outdoors as well. Their job may be physically demanding as a technician lifts heavy tools and parts and may […]

  • hydrologist

    Hydrologist

    Hydrologists study water and all the forms water takes (such as rain, snow, and ice). They research groundwater, the quality of water, and how water influences the environment. The purpose of this research is to effectively try and solve environmental issues relating to water. Watch a Video: How to Become a Hydrologist For an entry-level […]

  • industrial designer

    Industrial Designer

    An industrial designer develops, tests, and presents new ideas for the manufacturing of everyday products. They also study who might use a particular product and design for a better user experience. Industrial designers create designs on the computer or on paper and then make prototypes to test the design to be considered for production. How […]

  • landscape architect

    Landscape Architect

    A landscape architect designs landscapes for businesses, parks, private homes, or even a college campus. They may plan and design the land area of an airport, hospital, highway or any recreational facility. A landscape architect would write proposals and develop marketing strategies to continually secure new business. Watch a Video: How to Become a Landscape […]

  • Locomotive Engineer

    Locomotive engineers drive all types of trains to transport cargo and passengers. To say this is a unique career would be an understatement. These engineers learn how to operate a train safely while maintaining a strict schedule. They would monitor the trains speed as well and provide a comfortable ride if transporting passengers. Watch a […]

  • marine biologist

    Marine Biologist

    A marine biologist studies ocean organisms. They protect, observe, study, or manage marine organisms or animals, plants, and microbes. Therefore, marine biologists hold many titles and specializations. For instance, they might be found managing wildlife preserves to protect marine organisms. They may also study marine fish populations or test for bioactive drug. They write scientific […]

  • marine engineer

    Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

    Marine engineers and naval architects design, build, and maintain all kinds of ships such as, aircraft carriers, tankers, submarines, and sailboats. They may also work directly on the ships. Marine engineers are mostly working with the internal systems of a ship like steering, propulsion, refrigeration, and electrical. They also perform inspections of machinery and equipment […]

  • materials engineer

    Materials Engineer

    A materials engineer process, test, and develop materials used to make a large variety of products such as aircraft wings, computer chips, biomedical devices, or even golf clubs. They study and evaluate the structures and properties of metal, composites, ceramics, plastics, and nano materials to create new materials that can meet particular chemical, electrical, and […]

  • mathematician

    Mathematician

    Mathematicians work for business, the sciences, government, and engineering and conduct research to develop and understand mathematical principles. They also help solve real-world problems by analyzing data and applying mathematical techniques. They may also work with chemists, industrial designers, or chemical engineers. Watch a Video: How to Become a Mathematician Mathematicians require at least a […]

  • mechanical engineer

    Mechanical Engineer

    A mechanical engineer tests the designs of architects. They also develop, build, and test thermal and mechanical devices such as machines, tools, and engines. Mechanical engineers oversee the maintenance, installation, and operation of equipment or it’s repair. They also estimates distances, sizes, and quantities as well as determine costs, time, materials needed, and resources for […]

  • medical scientist working

    Medical Scientist

    A medical scientist investigates human diseases and conducts research and methods to prevent and treat it in order to improve overall health in humans. They design studies, use clinical trials, develop experiments, and form hypothesis in order to understand certain health issues. Most medical scientists specialize in a certain area of research for example cancer […]

  • microbiologist

    Microbiologist

    A microbiologist works in offices or laboratories. This career tests microorganisms like fungi, viruses, parasites, bacteria, and algae. They perform scientific experiments to attempt to understand how organisms interact with their environment or how they grow and live. They also interact and work with technicians and scientists on research teams. How to Become a Microbiologist […]

  • geological engineer

    Mining and Geological Engineer

    A mining and geological engineer has the job of designing mines to remove minerals (like metals and coal) in a safe and efficient way to use in utilities and manufacturing. These engineers also draw up technical reports for other engineers, managers, and miners. Mining engineers arrange ways for transporting minerals to processing plants. They work […]

  • nuclear engineer

    Nuclear Engineer

    A nuclear engineer designs, maintains, and operates nuclear power plants. They are involved in the research and development of the instruments, processes, and systems use in order to gain the benefits from radiation and nuclear energy. Due to the variety of settings nuclear engineers can work in schedules may look different pending on what speciality […]