Career Questions tagged Physics

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Aaron S. Feb 01 83 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...

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Aaron S. Feb 01 69 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...

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Aaron S. Feb 01 75 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...

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Aaron S. Feb 01 127 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...

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Charlie W. Jan 06 167 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...

#career-advice #physics

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Kaela H. Dec 12, 2019 170 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...

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

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Madison C. Sep 24, 2019 101 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...

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

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Nut T. Aug 13, 2019 90 views

What's physics?

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Mohammad D. Jun 07, 2019 126 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...

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

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Christian S. May 26, 2019 195 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...

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Christian S. May 05, 2019 194 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 271 views
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Christian S. Apr 16, 2019 155 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...

#ap #language #education #math #high-school #reading #english #writing #academy

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M K. Apr 06, 2019 147 views

How can I find internships in astrophysics research i am a CSE engineering student?

I want to become an astrophysicist and would like to find internships to pursue during summers while out of college. Also any other kinds of physics research would be nice as well. I am presently enrolled into Engineering (CSE) 2nd year but I always wanted to be an astrophysist , due to various...

#astrophysics #astronomy #physics #science

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Kanishk G. Mar 02, 2019 150 views

What are career prospects in Quantum Information and Computing?

I currently hold a bachelors in Physics and have some research work in Quantum Information. I plan to pursue a masters degree in Quantum Computation/Quantum Information. I'm currently worried about the job prospects after I complete my masters in this field. Are there any career opportunities...

#technology #physics #engineering #career #science

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Muntasir M. Aug 31, 2018 228 views

Is a Physics major smart?

I've always had a love for science and a career in physics would be perfect. However, the job field for physics majors is very competitive and finding a good job that isn't a high school teacher is rare. Should I still pursue this major? #physics...

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Claire K. Aug 29, 2018 208 views

What is the day-to-day of being a scientific researcher?

What does a physics or chemistry researcher to every day? Is it more experiments or number crunching? #physics #chemistry #research...

#science

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Amberly S. Aug 27, 2018 240 views

Is space exploration a foreseeable sight within the near future?

Space exploration has always fascinated me, but space exploration, or at least chatter pertaining to space exploration, has dulled immeasurably in the past few years. Have we given up on manned space expeditions? #astronomy #space #nasa #physics...

#astrophysics

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Alex R. May 29, 2018 389 views

What can you do with a Ph.D in physics?

I have always wanted to get a Ph.d. in physics. I planned to do electrical engineering or computer science and then get a Ph.d. in physics. My main issue is that I am not sure what being a physicist entails, aside from academia. I would like to know what someone with a Ph.d. in physics could...

#doctorate-degree #physics #doctorate #phd #science-phd #science

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Katie K. Jun 27, 2018 266 views

I want to be an aerospace engineer. How many years of college is required?

How many years of college did you have to attend, what college did you go to, and how many PhD and degrees do you need to be an aerospace engineer? What is the average salary for a aerospace engineer and how many hours do you work per day? Thanks for answering my questions.#engineering...

#physics #aerospace-engineering #engineer

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Tory M. Jul 13, 2018 180 views
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Alexandra C. Jun 20, 2018 316 views

Is physics a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

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