Career Questions tagged Physics

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Abby L. Dec 15, 2020 154 views

Is an MBA more useful than a PhD if I want to keep my options open?

I'm a 3rd year physics major at RIT and still have no idea what I want to do for a living once I graduate. I've heard that our MBA program is great, and I've been enjoying business-related work in my current job. Though I'm not sure what physics and business could combine to make me uniquely...

#college #phd #business #physics-major #science #physics #stem #mba

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Abby L. Dec 01, 2020 124 views

What are some other career options for physics majors besides high school physics teacher?

I'm planning to take more lab courses involving optics, lasers, and coding simulations, but I learned that I definitely don't want to pursue a career in software. I love doing research and am applying to summer internships at national labs. Any other suggestions would be appreciated! #careers...

#engineering #physicist #optics #coding #jobs #physics #aerospace #research

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Alex B. Nov 19, 2020 113 views

How do you begin the graduate school search as a physics major?

I am a current junior in college planning to graduate next year, and am looking for advice on how to begin the search for schools. #career-path #physics #graduateschool #gradschool #application #school #college #astronomy...

#junior

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Owen T. Nov 18, 2020 106 views

Should I take up astronomy

I have been thinking about joining the STEM community through Astronomy and Physics as a future career. From what I have heard It is a very competitive and difficult career to get. Being a scientist has been a recurring passion. It wasn't until a few days ago I have actually considered...

#college #career-counseling #physics #career #astronomy #stem

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Abby L. Nov 10, 2020 145 views

How can I find jobs that will fund a graduate education?

Is this something I ask at a job interview? Is there a database for places that do? #job-search #physics #grad-school #graduate-education #benefits...

#engineering

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Abby L. Nov 10, 2020 99 views

How easy is it to transfer skills from a physics BS to a job in industry?

I feel like a lot of recruiters will ask about engineering project experience or software expertise, and so far my classes have been math/theory focused. I'm comfortable with Python and have taken a few labs, but I feel like I don't have the experience a lot of employers expect. What sort of...

#givingiscaring #physics-major #industry #physics #undergraduate #career #job-experience

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Joselyn S. Nov 02, 2020 109 views

What major would i choose if i wanted to become a nurse midwife?

Although it's probably still early, i am a sophomore i am high school, i've been invited into a program that is basically setting me up in the top universities/colleges and i've been doing research. I'm still a bit confused on majors and stuff like that but just know the basics will help a lot!...

#college #entrepreneurship #midwife #university #science #double-major #physics #nursing

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Evelynn E. Oct 16, 2020 95 views

How do I get a job in forensics?

I'm a physics major with a minor in math and Spanish, and I don't know where to go, where to look, or how to get a job in forensics. I have been looking online a lot, but so far I have only found jobs for chemistry and psychology majors. Thank you #jobs #math #career #forensics #jobinforensics...

#forensicscience #physics #spanish #firstjob

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Evelynn E. Oct 15, 2020 137 views

Jobs in forensics

I'm a physics major with a minor in math and spanish. I'm trying to look for a job that is related to forensics, but so far the ones that I have found are for biology, chemistry, and psychology majors. Thank you #forensics #forensicscience #job #physics #math #spanish #...

#first-job

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Dilara S. Jul 30, 2020 213 views

What's a career field that incorporates physics and computer science?

I'm a rising senior in high school and I am interested in physics, calculus, and computer science. I don't know what I want to do in college but I do want to double major. What are some careers that incorporate this? Is it a good idea to double major in physics and computer science? Or is there...

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A R. Jul 19, 2020 200 views

I want robotics as my future, help me out.

#robotics #cybernetics #mathematics #physics #computer I'm still class 11 and I want to become a...

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Lillian H. Jul 17, 2020 117 views

Who should I intern under as a future Physics/Acoustic Engineering major?

I am thinking about pursuing internships to gain some experience in the STEM fields. Does anyone know any people who I can intern with during the summers? #internships #stem #engineering #physics...

#july20

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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 139 views

What kind of projects do physics majors work on?

Do you work in R&D or just research? How do you work with scientists of other fields? #research #science...

#physics

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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 118 views

What is a day in the life of a physicist like?

I want to become a physicist working in research and development, what would life be like? What are the hours? What is the work environment like? #science...

#physics

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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 120 views

For physics majors, how does government research projects compare to those of private companies?

I am a senior in high school, one of my teachers had told me that government research and private research were different, primarily focusing on grant focused payment vs direct. What are other differences? #physics #research...

#government

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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 220 views

What is a good minor to pair with a physics degree?

I am a senior in high school who wants to work in physics on a variety of projects. I'm thinking about having a engineering minor, but what opportunities could I get from other minors? #physics #college-major #college-minor...

#science

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Charlie W. Jan 06, 2020 275 views

Should I minor in HR Management with a major in Chemistry

I'm an undergrad Chemistry freshman with multiple interests, from IT to music to business to astronomy and of course chemistry :) My questions are for anyone to answer. It will definitely help me make the best decisions. \m/ #chemistry #college #college-major #management #college-minor...

#physics #career-advice

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Kaela H. Dec 12, 2019 267 views

Should I take physics or AP Bio senior year?

My guidance counselor suggested I take physics but I rather take AP Bio. It's more interesting and I want to major in Biology in college. (I want to be an optometrist) My counselor said she was concerned that colleges wouldn't the AP Bio credits but I think taking AP Bio would show my...

#college #college-major #biology #science #physics

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Madison C. Sep 24, 2019 239 views

What career(s) would allow me to combine my love for physics and theater?

So long story short: I love physics, but I also have an intense passion for theater technology, stage management, and set building. What career can I pursue in order to allow me to combine my two passions? And what should I study in college? I was thinking of double-majoring in Physics and...

#theater-technology #career-choice #physics #career #theater

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Nut T. Aug 13, 2019 155 views

What's physics?

fun...

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Mohammad D. Jun 07, 2019 187 views

I have three plain career choices: AI researcher, theoretical physicist or ethical hacker. What should I choose?

I’ve narrowed down my career choices to these three career paths, based on my interests. I can either go into the AI field and help spearhead cutting-edge research into making a humanoid AI; I can become a theoretical physicist spearheading research in quantum mechanics, or become an ethical...

#artificialintelligence #ethicalhacking #science #quantum #physics #career #research

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Christian S. May 26, 2019 354 views

Do you really need to take high school classes in preparation to college?

Do you need to take relevant high school classes to your major in college, or will college teach you everything you need to know? #college #student #college-major #high-school #time-management #college-bound #major #engineering #physics #chemistry #biology #calculus #science #technology...

#math

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Christian S. May 05, 2019 274 views

Should I take small engine repair?

My school has a semester elective called small engine repair. I learn to tune up and fix small engines like ATVs, motorcycles, lawn mowers, etc. Once the class is over, I would be able to fix small engines around my neighborhood, where I can get really good money. But then I will have to take a...

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Christian S. Dec 21, 2018 343 views
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Christian S. Apr 16, 2019 233 views

Are ACT Prep Classes really that helpful?

I need an ACT score of at least 30 to get into a military academy. From my PSAT score, I'll probably get a 28. Will an ACT Prep class actually raise my score by two points or more? Thanks! #college #military #military #act #art #physics #air-force #navy #marines #theater #act #career #test...

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