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Description - Career Opportunities in Science by Susan Echaore-McDavid

This is a handy resource to exciting careers in science.With hot topics such as nanotechnology, genetic engineering, stem cell research, and cloning in the news, the field of science has attracted much attention and controversy recently. The science industry spans a wide range of professions, including astronomy, physics, agriculture, math, medical science, and more.Filled with essential information, "Career Opportunities in Science, Second Edition" provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. This helpful resource features 93 job profiles, including 20 new to this edition, with detailed information on the duties, salaries, and prospects for each job. Appendixes provide directories of education and training resources, industry associations, and useful Web sites. A glossary defines key terms used throughout the text.New and updated career profiles include: astronomer; biological technician; chemical technician; chemist; cryptographer; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist; geologist; health physicist; information security specialist; materials scientist; oceanographer; physicist; programmer; veterinary technician; zoologist; and, more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816071333
ISBN-10: 0816071330
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 191mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Facts On File Inc
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Susan Echaore-McDavid

Susan Echaore-McDavid has more than 25 years of publishing experience and has authored, coauthored, and edited more than 50 books, including numerous titles in the Career Opportunities series for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She also has experience working with young people as a teacher, counselor, and program administrator. She currently resides in California.