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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...
Jul4-14 04:21 PM
Anis767
155 146,720
Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
Aug20-14 11:11 AM
muthupandi
36 176,508
Hi! I want do my major in COMPUTER SCIENCE. Can anyone tell me the future in computer science. I want to know if there...
Jan3-11 10:15 AM
graemeboy
34 44,653
The situation is, a lot ppl that studied Astronomy in universities did at last not get a job that very much relevant...
Jan6-11 08:36 PM
JaredJames
34 5,005
Obviously, employment is a big concern for college students trying to figure out their majors and what they want to do...
Dec12-11 04:12 PM
little
34 7,524
QoL,Location,Pay,especially what do you do for work? I'll listen for now and will chime in later..
Sep22-08 11:42 PM
jakew1987
33 26,519
I am an undergraduate student. I love math, statistics, and physics. I am seriously interested in physics, but I don't...
Mar28-09 11:26 AM
Locrian
33 19,548
I want to become an engineer but I am also interested in playing football at a small NAIA school that does not offer a...
Feb7-11 04:44 PM
josh_einsle
33 29,730
Hello. Let me start by asking your forgiveness for my lack of grammatical skill. I know I need work in this subject....
Sep18-08 04:54 PM
Moonbear
33 1,084
I am a 16 years old chinese, and i live in Missouri, US. Need some advice about my career, i love Physics. However...
Feb23-09 10:15 PM
aostraff
33 3,489
Hello guys, I am going into U.S. Navy next year, and I am signed up in Nuclear Power Program (Nuclear Physics)...
Jul23-09 06:29 PM
n!kofeyn
33 17,469
this article addresses the question on the lack of engineer in our society. is there a real shortage or are the...
Jul14-10 07:58 PM
DR13
33 5,109
Hi, basically I'm trying to find a job but indecided as to where I want to go. I've been applying to Finance stuff...
Sep18-10 11:16 AM
twofish-quant
33 4,964
I have a B.S. in mechanical engineering and internship experience. I have been setting my minimum salary as $35,000...
Nov13-10 10:41 AM
BradP
33 7,470
It's a long way off for me, being a senior in HS, but I'm thinking about what career I want to aim for in college and...
Sep8-11 01:10 AM
Pyrrhus
33 5,928
So, I love science and I don't regret pursuing a degree in chemistry. But as I get closer to graduation, reading...
Feb21-12 03:28 PM
nickyrtr
33 7,705
Here I am asking for help again... I had an experience today that affirmed my doubts about being in graduate...
Nov8-12 03:56 AM
fire8085
33 5,607
I would classify myself as an average second year student with middling grades (essentially a 3.55 both in major and...
Apr19-13 03:34 PM
Arsenic&Lace
33 4,549
If applying for engineering jobs (excluding civil) would there be any benefit in having one of the following degree...
Jul21-13 09:44 PM
pinkfishegg
33 3,998
As a child, what did you dream of becoming when you grew up? I remember wanting to be a drum majorette and a...
Aug28-07 12:09 AM
Tsu
32 5,690
So I'm an older guy, not horribly old but old enough that I should know "what I want to be when I grow up". I have a...
Dec1-08 02:56 AM
TMFKAN64
32 4,534
I graduated with a B.S in Physics this passing May. I applied to many graduate schools for nanoscience, however only...
Nov12-09 11:30 AM
rubrix
32 9,002
Suppose X is a successful practicing lawyer. He already had a bachelor degree, and some graduate degrees under his...
Nov29-09 09:50 AM
jetgraphics
32 11,444
I'm about to graduate with a PhD in Physics, and I'm looking to start a career in industry. Are there any...
Apr29-10 08:05 PM
turbo
32 4,372
Hello, I'm a highschool senior from Ontario Canada and I think I want to become an astrophysicist. My career's class...
Jan4-11 12:00 PM
Dr Lots-o'watts
32 13,608
Hello all. I am currently an undergrad student majoring in math and physics. I am experiencing extreme ambivalence...
Aug14-11 08:52 PM
AVReidy
32 8,265
A lot of my friends in defense have been telling me that programs have either been cut harshly or been told they're on...
Aug30-11 09:15 AM
MrNerd
32 7,258
I was reading an article how the business degree (aside from accounting and perhaps finance) is considered by...
Oct9-12 01:10 PM
Best Pokemon
32 9,465
Suppose one is going for a physics PhD. I know there are some jobs one can do with a physics PhD: research jobs (or...
Aug8-14 08:01 PM
jesse73
32 1,654
http://www.forbes.com/2008/12/09/mike-rowe-jobs-lead-careers-employment08-cx_mr_1209rowe.html?feed=rss_news ...
Jan16-09 02:52 PM
whansen02
31 5,412
I am currently a high school sophmore in the united states and am very involved in robotics, math, science, and...
Sep25-09 06:24 PM
Ben Espen
31 5,508
I went to Boston University. Have a BS in Economics. I don't want to go into insurance or business and want to go to...
Feb1-10 07:08 PM
TeeAOng
31 18,412
You've had one phone interview for a job 1000 miles away, then HR calls, and says: What do you say? Do you...
May24-11 11:46 PM
Pengwuino
31 4,616
Izabella Laba has an interesting article up about the rigors of being a professor: The state of the profession. I...
Jan14-12 12:04 AM
twofish-quant
31 5,263
What was it that sparked your interest in physics. Just curious.
Aug13-12 08:09 PM
ThatTallGirl
31 8,024
The universe keeps (emphatically) yowling at me to learn a progamming language. As part of my research in...
Jan4-13 01:06 AM
Bipolarity
31 4,970
As the title asks, does a physics background combine better with EE or ME for industry jobs in America? Which...
May18-14 02:18 PM
Lavabug
31 1,578
How would a criminal record (while obtaining a Phd) affect one's academic career, if any at all?
Feb26-08 06:36 PM
Moonbear
30 9,618
I am physics major who has tried applying to all types of internships and jobs and have not had any luck? This trouble...
Mar11-09 12:27 AM
ZPlayer
30 3,225
There have been threads here suggesting that having a Ph.D. can be a handicap in getting a job. This has been...
Jul7-10 08:08 AM
turbo
30 10,934
I have wet dreams( not necessary wet) that I will be a math( or anything) professor at Harvard(or any of the top tier...
Jan23-12 07:37 PM
daric soldar
30 1,784
Over the years I've heard gruesome stories about engineering/science/tech interviews - questions that they expect you...
Apr24-13 09:33 AM
Floid
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