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Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic career information such as salary, job outlook, degree requirements, etc. Also included are videos featuring interviews with real scientists or on-the-job profiles.
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center offers resources to explore career paths in atmospheric science, biology, chemistry, the geosciences, physics, and science technology. Each section offers resources on earnings, employers, and universities offering degrees in each field.  In addition, the preparation areas provide insight into the courses a student might take, and the importance of internships or other work experiences.
A site with many links to interesting articles about scientific careers.  This site has a graduate student focus.
Science career videos; Snapshots – A Day in the Life of a Young Scientist Videos

A site with focused on sustainability education and careers. This site has many available resources including a salary calculator, list of colleges with programs in sustainability-related fields, and action guide.


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Academic jobs across the spectrum.
The Riley Guide links to job postings, job search correspondence tips, salary surveys and much more!

This site contains links to numerous resources in the areas of astromomy, biology, chemistry, geology, engineering, and physics.

This is an excellent resource for those with an interest in scientific illustration.
Peruse information about USDA careers in science.
This site contains career resources in the soil sciences.
National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists

U.S. Consortium of Soil Science Associations
This is a resource for comparing careers in science.

This site contains numerous science career profiles.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has created an extensive collection of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subject and career educational resources that are available throughout the library system. These items are intended to inspire and engage students in middle and high school in these subjects with the intent of promoting future careers in these fields. The collections represent a wide variety of interests and include print and DVD materials.
This site contains a wealth of information about a wide variety of health careers.

This site contains links to resources for those interested in Careers  in  Oceanography, Marine  Science &  Marine  Biology.

Search for careers in science, engineering, business and technology.
This is primarily a subscription site, although there is limited job listing information available to non-subscribers. Receive over 500 current environmental jobs every 2 weeks at our password protected website by subscribing to Environmental Career Opportunities


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