Also called: Health Physicist, Physicist, Research Scientist, Scientist
In the Coast Guard: Engineering Physics
In the Navy: Physicist, General
What they do:Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.
On the job, you would:
- Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.
- Describe and express observations and conclusions in mathematical terms.
- Analyze data from research conducted to detect and measure physical phenomena.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Development environment software
Graphics or photo imaging software
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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