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Mark Skillern

Chemist
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Port Arthur, Texas
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Abby Apr 06, 2022 838 views

What's the difference between working in a lab and working in R&D for a company?

I'm graduating with my bachelor's degree in physics this May (yay!), and I learned that I loved working in the lab, performing experiments, doing computational analyses, drawing conclusions, etc. I'd love to work in a lab at some point but there seem to be a lot of entry barriers for physicists...

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Madeline Apr 21, 2023 334 views

How do scientific researchers come up with their ideas?

I'm an 11th grader in some biotechnology classes, and it's got me very interested in pursuing a career in medical research. However, I don't really understand how researchers come up with their ideas. Is there a list out there to choose from, or do people come up with them themselves? Because...

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CareerVillage Office Hours Jun 29, 2023 1013 views

What are the different roles you can work inside of a laboratory?

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McKenna Aug 22, 2023 598 views

When did you learn this career was right for you ?

I am a rising senior and struggling to decide what career path/ major is right for me.