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Chronicle Guidance Publications Inc., Moravia, NY. – 1990
This document is a collection of career profiles providing details on over 100 different careers in the sciences and mathematics. Each profile offers information on work performed, working conditions, hours and earnings, education and training, licenses and certification, personal qualifications, social and psychological factors, location,…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration
Parratt, Patricia – 1987
The modern scientific enterprise often appears so complex and sophisticated that it may seem unapproachable. This view of science is questioned in this booklet, which looks at science as a human endeavor, one which is within the grasp of all people. This document highlights the personal stories of four young scientists in an effort to provide…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Biology, Career Awareness, Career Education
Davidson, Robert L., III – Graduating Engineer: Computer Issue, 1987
Discusses some of the possibilities for careers in computer sales. Describes some of the attributes of quality computer salespersons, as illustrated by interviews with two experts on computer sales. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Education, College Graduates, College Science, Computer Science
Kennedy, Marilyn Moats – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Lists and discusses eight career-damaging decisions that are often overlooked by engineering graduates, including staying too long in one job, professional isolation, "headhunter phobia," creeping obsolescence, premature announcements, letting office relationships slide, the company loyalty myth, and plateauing. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Science
Everett, Melissa – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes some of the problems facing female engineers and their career advancement. Discusses strategies for successful networking and mentoring that will help facilitate promotion and lasting friendships in an engineering career. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, College Science
Opsata, Margaret – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes legal decisions from 1963 to 1987 that helped to remove barriers to equality in job conditions for female engineers. Discusses some barriers that still exist. Suggests a few antidotes for still existing problems and discusses job search implications. (CW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Education, College Science, Court Litigation
Ross, Steven S. – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes recent statistics regarding job opportunities and compensation for female engineering graduates as compared to males. Presents data from the College Placement Council by sex and discipline. Includes several possible explanations for the discrepancies that are shown in the data. Discusses the implications for graduating female engineers.…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Science
Brandt, Ellen – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes how to psychologically evaluate and take advantage of the four basic personality types that are encountered in job interviews. Discusses each personality type and makes generalizations about their dress, office, thinking patterns, and preferences. Summarizes how each might react to a woman in an interview situation. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Education, College Science, Engineering Education, Engineers
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Discusses 1987 statistics from the College Placement Council regarding new job offers to graduating industrial engineers. Identifies trends in hiring in the field. Describes several issues that will face industrial engineers. States that the industrial engineers most likely to win jobs are those with good basic mathematics and communications…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Science
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes petroleum engineering as one area in industry where job opportunities are few but where the worst of the declines has been seen. Discusses the causes of the decline. Lists several areas where petroleum engineers have found alternatives including environmental projects, water supply projects, and computer applications. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Science
DeAngelis, Lee P., Ed. – 1986
This document was designed to highlight the activities of a conference dealing with careers in the environmental field. The conference was organized with the intention of helping college students, recent college graduates, and others to learn the realities of various environmental careers from professionals working in the corporate, government and…
Descriptors: Career Education, College Science, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns
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Cox, F. E. G. – Journal of Biological Education, 1989
Molecular biology is defined and its status in secondary schools and colleges is discussed. Employment prospects in molecular biology in Britain are described. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Career Awareness, Career Choice
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Zurer, Pamela – Chemical and Engineering News, 1987
Reviews National Research Council's (NRC) book, "Opportunities in Chemistry: Today and Tomorrow." Describes the difference between this volume and the NRC's earlier version, "Opportunities in Chemistry." Discusses the initial circulation of the new volume. Indicates how to obtain the new volume. (CW)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Career Education, Chemistry, College Science
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Engstrom, Royce C. – Analytical Chemistry, 1987
Provides information about academic careers in analytical chemistry, particularly at predominantly undergraduate institutions of higher education that specialize in education. Career benefits cited include flexibility, opportunities for research and professional involvement, and the atmosphere of a small college. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Chemistry, College Science, Employment Opportunities