Synopses & Reviews
"Careers in Science and Engineering" offers advice on not only surviving but also enjoying a science- or engineering-related education and career- how to find out about possible careers to pursue, choose a graduate school, select a research project, work with advisers, balance breadth against specialization, obtain funding, evaluate postdoctoral appointments, build skills, and more. Throughout, "Careers in Science and Engineering" lists resources and suggests people to interview in order to gather the information and insights needed to make good education and career choices. The booklet also offers profiles of science and engineering professionals in a variety of careers. "Careers in Science and Engineering" will be important to undergraduate and graduate students who have decided to pursue a career in science and engineering or related areas. It will also be of interest to faculty, counselors, and education administrators.
"Careers in Science and Engineering" offers guidance to students on planning careers--particularly careers in nonacademic settings--and discusses how to obtain the education and skills necessary to attain their career goals. Profiles of science engineering professionals illustrate a variety of career paths.