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Interview with a High Schooler

  1. Feb 8, 2009 #1
    Hey guys, this is my first time here, and I'm in need of some help for a research project I'm doing about a job I'm interested in, which is physics. Sadly, everybody I've emailed has ignored my attempt at interviewing them about what it's like to be a physicist. So now I come to you (which I probably should have done in the first place).

    What type of education do you need to get a job? I remember reading something about having more than just a bachelors degree. What schools do you know of that provide programs for people majoring in physics? How felxible is your career? Can you change your hours and things like that? How much is your salary? Is there a major problem that all physicist face during work?

    If I could get help with this I'd be very thankful, It's a career I've always thought of having but never knew much about it.
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  3. Feb 9, 2009 #2
    I am not a physicist but I can tell you that many many universities offer physics programs. I believe one requires a phd in physics to work as an actual physics professor at a four year school.
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2009
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