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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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Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...
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i find the study of cosmology very fascinating and now contemplating to study it. But is it a wise choice? I mean,...
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Hi For the last 10 years I've been a web developer and for a few years now I've really wanted to look into moving...
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I attend canadian university and in civil engineering program(I finished up my 2nd year). I am thinking of...
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Hi there, I've been wondering for some time what the power engineer job exactly looks like. I am particulary...
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With the recent news that most federal workers are likely to be under a pay freeze for the next 2 years, I was...
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I decided to keep a topic to talk about my life as a college dropout, starting last week, for my own introspection, as...
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mal4mac
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Hi All, I am wondering for those still pursuing their careers in academic research, have you ever feel tired of...
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Nano-Passion
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Do anyone know anything much about environmental physics, such as the career path of environmental physicist, and what...
Mar4-09 07:22 PM
jian11111223
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I'm a college junior at a decent liberal art studying physics and math for a double degree. I'm quite torn over...
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Locrian
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2 hours? (1 hour there and back)
Apr26-09 07:51 AM
Noo
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Hello :biggrin: I recently am starting college to become a math teacher...I really love Algebra:!!) I want to teach...
May11-09 07:34 AM
Isabel101
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Basically, I took a bunch of credits at around age 19-23 and did not do so well. Most of these were gen ed. courses...
Jun17-12 04:19 PM
JakeBrodskyPE
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Alright, first of all I'm going to say that astronomy and physics are my biggest passion and have been since I was...
Sep9-09 09:44 PM
s1cko
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Here is a site that puts Physicists at number 5 in the highest paying jobs. Mathematics isn't mentioned at all. The...
Apr6-09 02:51 PM
Nutterbutterz
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Basically, I'm about to be a freshman in college and turned down Rice University for UChicago, which will be ~$100k...
May3-10 09:37 AM
twofish-quant
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As the title says, I have a bachelor's degree in Physics. The question that's been haunting me for the last few months...
Jan20-12 06:56 AM
eGuevara
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Hello, Am from India and am going to finish my engineering in electronics and communications in 2012. I want to...
Nov16-11 09:04 AM
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Hi PF, I'm in my second semester in chemistry, and i'm feeling that i am not getting as much physics as i would like...
Mar2-12 03:01 PM
Woopydalan
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Hello friends. I am currently trying to decide which branch of physics I want to go into. I have been interested in...
Mar21-09 03:52 PM
Vanadium 50
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Hi, I'm currently filling out my application for engineering school (going back after completing most pre-reqs and...
Jan17-11 08:30 AM
ZenOne
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Hi, I have just completed a degree in Chemistry and in a career template I was asked for my short and long term career...
Jul7-11 12:11 PM
zylstra
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I am in a community college taking certificate classes because i need to start earning money urgently and wont be able...
Sep21-09 11:23 PM
cavemen
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A tiny bit of background- a few years back I finished a phd in theoretical physics. I've spent the last few years...
Feb27-12 08:46 AM
mal4mac
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This year Iím going to be a senior and Iím going to start applying to graduate programs soon. Iím a pure math major...
Aug22-06 06:01 PM
JonF
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I'm a 20 years old female, need some guidance from seniors. :) It's been my dream to work with rockets, propulsion,...
Jul7-11 08:46 AM
twofish-quant
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Recently, I've constantly been debating going into Academia, versus industry. First off, I absolutely love conducting...
Nov27-07 11:23 AM
robphy
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Is liberal arts really that bad in terms of marketability? I know that it varies with the individual and of course...
Apr4-12 03:05 AM
Bipolarity
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What kind of jobs could a Physics graduate be looking at which does not involve teaching apathetic little bastards in...
Feb15-11 06:57 PM
Fjolvar
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I'm now mentor for the "Academic and Career Guidance" forum? I'm not complaining- I think it's a worthwhile...
Nov4-04 11:56 PM
hypnagogue
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Like what areas of work should I look into?
Jul16-09 10:27 AM
Dzyubak
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I have several tested and untested inventions that I would like to get some help developing, and hopefully getting...
May10-09 12:11 AM
cavemen
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What are some example careers? What do you usually do? Hardware? Make computers?
Jan1-12 03:24 PM
AsianSensationK
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Thinking about becoming an Air Force Scientist after college. I just want to know everyone's opinions.
Jun16-10 07:39 PM
Codyt
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I'm 16 years old and I'm starting my last year of high school in about 2.5 weeks. I've managed to get in all the...
Aug12-09 10:47 PM
jpreed
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My current issue is that I am starting to believe I made a slightly wrong choice in my degree. But then again, it's...
Sep28-11 09:45 PM
Travis_King
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I have read that those with bachelor's degrees in math and or physics enter the work force in the capacity of software...
Oct9-09 10:41 PM
twofish-quant
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Hi everyone Will i be to OLD ,if i obtain a Phd in Theoretical physics at the age of 29? I...
Apr2-09 11:59 PM
Artus
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I am currently about half way through the process of getting a physics degree (emphasized in cosmology) and a applied...
Jun26-10 01:12 AM
powerovergame
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I've been reading posts related to career options with a BSMET, but I have some specific questions on career...
Apr12-11 07:58 PM
Aero12
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Is a post doc a requirement for a university position? Has anyone heard of a person going from industry to a...
Jul20-11 10:00 PM
twofish-quant
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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
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