Science Jobs

  • Aerospace Engineer - Meet Acey, an engineer for NASA. He talks about his job and building the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • Archeology for Kids - Do you like to dig in the dirt? Figure out stories from clues? These are all things archeologists do!
  • Archeologists - Meet Joy and Kate, archeologists from the National Park Service. They talk about the tools they use and what they uncovered at the Best Farm.
  • Astronaut - Meet Kay Hire. She talks about the Space Shuttle Columbia and how she became an astronaut.
  • Brain Scientist - Meet Doctor Dave, a scientist who studies the brain and how addiction affects the brain.
  • Coder - Learn Coding and Build a Future - Meet Elaine, a Front-End Developer at the GSA and find out more about how you can start learning to code now.
  • Communications Engineer - Meet Adan, an engineer from NASA. Find out what he designs that is used on a spacecraft and how it helps scientists learn more about the Earth.
  • Conservationist  - Meet Jennifer, a natural conservationist with the National Park Service in New Mexico. Watch a video as she explains her job and how science is fun. 
  • Developer - Meet Elaine, a website developer with the General Services Administration. She helps make the government easy and available to everyone online. 
  • Environmentally-Focused Jobs - EEK! - Want a job that involves helping take care of the environment? Check out these careers.
  • Faces of the Environmental Protection Agency - Meet people from the EPA who talk about their jobs helping the environment.
  • Health and Science Careers - If you’re curious, like numbers, and like adventures, maybe you should become a scientist or researcher!
  • Healthcare Careers - Explore your options as a specialist, therapist, nurse and more in the exciting healthcare field.
  • Marine Biologist - Meet Chris, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
  • Marine Biologist - Careers in Marine Biology - Find the answers to your questions about how to become a marine biologist.
  • NASA Space Careers - Meet NASA scientists, engineers, math specialists and more. Learn about what they do and what they studied to get the job.
  • Oceanographer - Meet Pablo Clemente-Colón. He is the chief scientist and oceanographer at the National Ice Center.
  • Outdoor Careers - Conservation Connect - Video series that connects you with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and careers in protecting the environment.
  • Plant Specialist - Botanist - Meet Martin, who is the manager of Yosemite National Park's plant program.
  • Prosthetist - Meet David.  He works with patients with amputated limbs. He talks about what he likes about his job and how a prosthetic arm and leg are created.
  • Robotics - Scientists and engineers at NASA talk about their career paths that led to the world of robotics.
  • Scientists @ the Smithsonian - Meet different scientists including animal specialists, space scientists and more.
  • Sea Career Profiles - Find career profiles of different careers with corresponding lesson plans.
  • Space Jobs - Space Place Live - Meet real scientists who work on space projects to find out what it’s like to work as a scientist or engineer.
  • Statistician - Statistics is a science. It involves asking questions about the world and finding answers to them in a scientific way. Learn about the different fields of mathmatics and statistics.
  • Video Game Designer  - Learn more about the skills you’ll need to become a video game designer and watch an interview with a designer!
  • Wildlife Biologist - Wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their environment. Learn about what it takes to be a wildlife biologist and how to protect wildlife animals.
  • Wildlife Researcher - Zebrafish Helping Science - Meet Dr. Harry, an Investigator for the National Institutes of Health. He talks about the zebrafish experiments and how their behaviors are similar to humans.
Page last updated: Mar 6th, 2017