Science Jobs

  • Engineering Technician - Learn what engineering technicians do and how they help engineers and scientists do research and development.
  • Scientists and Engineers - Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists who may inspire you to join them.
Environment and Nature Jobs
  • Chemist - Find out about a career in chemistry.
  • Earth Science Careers - Learn more about earth science careers.
  • Environmental Scientist - Environmental scientists find and fix pollution and other environmental problems by figuring out what is in the air, water, and soil to make sure that the environment is safe.
  • Environmental Protection Agent - Meet Andrea Abat. She is a criminal enforcement agent for the EPA. She talks about how a diverse background in different fields helped her get the job. 
  • Federal Wildlife Officer - Meet Gabriel. He is an officer that protects wildlife for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Learn about his tools and what he does on patrol.
  • Forest Service Scientists - Watch videos featuring the scientists as they describe their jobs and what they are researching in the environment. 
  • Landscape Architect - Learn more about the work landscape architects do.
  • Marine Biologist - Meet Chris Meyer, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
  • Oceanographer - Career Spotlight - Meet Pablo Clemente-Colón. He is the chief scientist and oceanographer at the National Ice Center.
  • Oceanographer - Forces of Change - Meet David Adamec. He's a physical oceanographer who has pioneered a new way of seeing the ocean.
  • Oceanographer - Oceanography covers a wide range of topics, including marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean; learn more about careers in this field.
  • Outdoor Careers - Conservation Connect - Video series that connects you with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and careers in protecting the environment.
  • Physicist and Astronomers - Physicists study the natural world, from what things are made of (matter) to how things behave. Learn more about a career as a physicist.
  • Plant Specialist - Botanist - Botanist Martin Hutten, who is the manager of Yosemite National Park's invasive plant program, talks about invasive plants.
  • Protecting Rivers and Estuaries - Meet an Expert - Read interviews with different educators and volunteers who help protect rivers and bays.
  • Sea Career Profiles - Find career profiles of different careers with corresponding lesson plans.
  • Working for the Great Outdoors - A Day In The Life - Take a closer look at just what it's like "on the job" for people of the Forest Service.
  • Agriculture in the Classroom - Teen Scene - Learn about the role of agriculture in our economy and society.
  • Farmer - Farmers grow crops and raise animals;  they use new technology, and they learn about new farming methods.
  • Food Scientist - Food scientists look for the answers to questions about how farms can use less labor, control pests and weeds, and conserve soil and water.
  • Biologist and Chemist - Meet Lauren Curtis, Analytical Chemist and Elizabeth Tall, Biologist. They talk about what it's like to be scientists and how they protect human and animal health.
  • Doctor (Physicians and Surgeons) - Doctors use science to figure out what is making people sick; they examine people, listen to them describe their health problems, and do tests to see what is wrong.
  • Pharmacist - Pharmacists are experts in medicine and its side effects. They sometimes help doctors choose which medicines to give patients.
  • 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.
  • Aerospace Engineer - Meet Acey, an engineer for NASA. He talks about his job and building the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • Astronauts - Learn what it takes to be an astronaut.
  • Communications Engineer - Meet Adan. He helped design the communications system so NASA could learn more about the Earth's protective magnetic layer and the sun. 
  • NASA Specialists - Find career information featuring different NASA specialists that include job description, suggested school subjects/courses, education and training needed.
  • NASA Careers - Find out more about a career in space science.
  • Women of NASA - There are many math, science, and technology careers at NASA; read profiles of NASA experts about their work days.
Page last updated: Mar 6th, 2017