ERIC Number: ED251310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Opportunities in Science and Engineering. A Chartbook Presentation. Second Edition.
Vetter, Betty M.
This publication provides charts (with backup tables) and text for a basic presentation on current and projected career and employment opportunities in the various fields of science and engineering. The charts are organized under four headings: (1) supply of scientists and engineers; (2) utilization of scientists and engineers; (3) future supply of and demand for scientists and engineers; and (4) summary and conclusions. Additional data are provided in 20 appendix tables. The presentation is designed for college students and individuals planning to reenter the labor market in science or engineering, as well as for policymakers, science teachers, placement specialists, counselors, and other advisors of students. The presentation may be read by individuals or presented to groups by photocopying the charts as transparencies or handouts, or photographing them for use as slides. Although the information included emphasizes the growing participation of and opportunities for women in science and engineering fields, it is equally relevant for mixed groups. Any segments may be omitted as desired by a speaker to fit particular audiences, and additional information may be added in any field by utilizing the data found in the appendix tables. (JN)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Employment, Employment Opportunities, Engineering, Engineers, Females, Higher Education, Labor Force, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Sciences, Scientists, Secondary Education, Teacher Shortage, Unemployment
Scientific Manpower Commission, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers; Students
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Scientific Manpower Commission, Washington, DC.
Note: For the first edition, see ED 230 413.