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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
Winter, Charles A. – 1984
This book provides job descriptions and discusses career opportunities in various fields of the biological sciences. These fields include: (1) biotechnology, genetics, biomedical engineering, microbiology, mycology, systematic biology, marine and aquatic biology, botany, plant physiology, plant pathology, ecology, and wildlife biology; (2) the…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Career Planning, Employment Opportunities, Females
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
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
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
Opsata, Margaret – Graduating Engineer, 1986
Urges senior year engineering students to pursue professional positions in a timely, organized manner. Suggests that contacts should be established with the college placement office and prospective employers during the fall quarter prior to graduation. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Science, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities
Calhoun, Harry – Graduating Engineer, 1986
Provides tips to engineering students about developing a resume and interviewing for a job. Makes suggestions about how to word the resume and discusses common questions asked by interviewers. Proposes a set of questions that the student might ask the interviewer about the position. A sample resume is included. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Planning, College Science, Employment Interviews