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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
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Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
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muthupandi
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Hi, These days you often read alot about how tough it is to succeed in Academia, how even the people from top 10 US...
Sep28-10 09:19 AM
ferm
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Hi, I have never had any success when applying for jobs with the large Fortune 500 companies. With smaller firms I...
Jul11-11 06:33 PM
EntropicLove
1 1,816
Hi, I am planning to pursue a carear in Physics Master's degree. Before I go to college I want to know if there is a...
Jul18-12 12:41 AM
Geezer
3 2,123
Mathjobs.org is a great resource for math Ph.D.s looking to go into academia, but there aren't very many industry jobs...
Dec27-12 10:31 AM
phinds
1 859
Hi guys, I just wanted to know a bit about chemical engineering from you guys here.
Jan1-14 09:42 PM
marcio
2 742
Hi, i hope that i can get some information about what is the career which connects to relating Quantum Physics and...
Mar25-13 02:36 PM
davidyanni10
8 2,161
I've lived in the UK all my life and I'm sick of it, sick of the weather, sick of the people, sick of the culture,...
Dec9-13 03:24 AM
epenguin
15 2,842
Well, I'm 19, I love pure mathematics and I'm determined to follow my heart in my life. but recently this idea has...
May7-11 09:05 AM
mal4mac
6 5,932
I've had a fairly long winded conversation with a friend recently and he seems to think that doing a Stats BS as...
Jun30-11 11:34 PM
ttyu6
6 2,194
Hello all, first time poster here, looking for some advice regarding going back to school. I have a BS in...
Jan29-11 09:15 AM
fss
4 6,616
I'm fresh out of college (21 years old) and i was recently offered an offer for 25/hour (40 hours) as an entry level...
Apr6-13 11:03 AM
Locrian
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Does anyone have any work experience in this field? Is it a savvy career choice? Does one make alot of money? Do...
May1-06 08:40 AM
Lancer78
13 2,673
is it true that you can have bachelor in (for example) Quantum Mechanics, and then have the M.A and Ph.D in Quantum...
Jun23-11 07:48 PM
inception7
1 1,244
An economics degree from a top 10 or 20 (depending on whose numbers you look at) would probably get you far in life....
May1-14 04:33 PM
analogdesign
6 937
hello i was reading JONATHAN KATZ topic about not becoming a scientists here: ...
Jul11-09 02:27 PM
Choppy
2 1,070
Right now I'm at a community college and I am a semester or two away from transferring to the local Uni in the...
Sep7-11 10:33 AM
lisab
3 1,596
Currently a physics lecturer. I have a masters in physics, bachelors in Applied physics & math, concentration in...
Jul4-10 10:29 AM
The riddler
4 1,512
Hello, I have been in the IT industry for a few years, and I have been gaining decent skills in networking, general...
Feb1-13 12:44 PM
carlgrace
1 707
It was quick but I think I got this right. I heard a commercial this morning in which the makers of MATLAB, Mathworks,...
Nov17-11 11:59 PM
Ivan Seeking
3 2,091
Hello all. I sign up for classes in just under two weeks. I'm a freshman, and I am at a crossroads as to what my...
Feb5-11 08:51 AM
Null_
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So I am a senior chemistry (BA) student at a large state university and will be graduating at the end of the spring. ...
Nov7-11 02:49 AM
chiro
1 2,014
Hey all I graduated in 2009 with 2 Bachelor of Arts, worked for 3 years (profesionally as a marketer and doing PR) but...
Jan10-13 09:23 AM
DeeJayCruiser
7 2,325
So I need to make a decision on this asap as I am already part way through a semester and need to choose a physics...
Feb11-10 04:44 PM
nbo10
12 2,155
A simple question: I have sent out a job application to a rather large sw house in Europe for a R&D position. How long...
Sep13-10 11:01 AM
topcomer
0 1,081
i have been reading around about physics degree gpa's and businesses looking at resumes and the first thing they see...
Jun1-12 04:11 PM
carlgrace
1 1,508
Hello. I'm interested in the field of physics/engineering, and I have a vague plan of what I would like to do; though...
Dec23-10 06:19 PM
Megasundato
2 1,063
Well, I am a high school student who does well in sciences and math. I have respectable non-curriculum knowledge of...
Oct23-10 04:46 AM
fasterthanjoao
7 1,481
Oks, I've always been a passive reader of forum...Until now =) Im a ME student, finishing my 2nd year AND im...
Oct5-11 11:29 PM
ehilge
1 1,612
http://www2.studentsreview.com/articles/article.php3?article=how-to-choose-a-career.txt According to this article...
Jun20-09 12:12 PM
Astronuc
3 2,278
So I recently took a job in R&D right out of my Master's program (in electrical engineering). When I was interviewing...
Apr12-11 07:33 AM
AlephZero
3 2,444
I've often heard on PhysicsForums that career prospects are bright for theorists who paid attention to their math...
Mar28-13 10:33 PM
jk
75 8,075
Hello, when I finish school I will have an MS in nuclear engineering with second majors in both applied math and...
Jun23-11 12:44 PM
daveb
9 1,941
Dear PF friends, I am curious to know about the application engineer's (related to semiconductor field) nature of...
Dec21-12 10:00 AM
Rajini
0 769
Hi all :-) A little while back I went for an interview for a physics based job which, unfortunately, I completely...
Oct20-11 01:40 PM
ThinkToday
18 6,611
I have my second interview next Wednesday for a major critical environmental solutions company. The hiring manager...
Feb21-11 10:52 PM
APHELION
3 3,291
I finally got a job as a biostatistician in a hospital in the downtown area. I just graduated from a local college 2...
Oct30-10 08:43 PM
twofish-quant
13 1,777
Im considering a career in Theoretical Physics. In terms of jobs what opportunities would I have after my Bachelors ,...
May2-13 05:33 PM
clope023
7 1,542
Hello dear members, I am a college freshman majoring in undeclared major. (:P) I have strong passion for music and...
Oct27-12 11:45 PM
jedishrfu
3 1,873
Hello people, I am new in this forum, and have been reading very posts and I am really liking here. How I have...
Apr20-10 08:27 AM
Carlos Dutra
0 1,037
I'm currently having a job on campus which relates to my major (electrical engineering, working in electronic research...
Mar22-10 10:37 PM
shonick
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