Xiang Guo
Siwen Chen
Sophia Chen
Oscar Salcedo

Interesting Careers in Science and Technology:

  • Archaeologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Agricultural (Food) Scientist
  • Dentist
  • Economist
  • Web Master

Career Information:


  • Nature of work: Recover and examine material evidence to determine history.
  • Job Outlook: Employment will increase 21 to 35% during this decade.
  • Earnings: $48,300-$81,040


  • Nature of work: Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners. Provide information to patients about medication.
  • Job Outlook: Increases 36% during this decade:
  • Earnings:
    Department stores $73,730
    Grocery stores 72,440
    Drug stores and proprietary stores 72,110
    Hospitals 68,760

Agricultural Scientists

  • Nature of work: Study farm crops and animals and develop ways to improve crop yield.
  • Job Outlook: Increases 3-9 % during this decade.
  • Earnings: $31,910-$83,740.


  • Nature of work: Diagnose, prevent, and treat teeth and tissue problems.
  • Job Outlook: Increase 3-9% during this decade.
  • Earnings: Median annual earnings were $129,030 in 2000.


  • Nature of work: Study how society distributes scarce resources such as land, labor, raw materials, and machinery to produce goods and services.
  • Job Outlook: Through 2008 is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations.
  • Earnings: median annual earnings are $34,000-$75,000

Web Masters

  • Nature of work: Create and maintain websites on the World Wide Web for clients.
  • Job Outlook: Jobs are every where and offer great opportunities for young people who like designing. Experienced masters can open own company.
  • Earnings: median annual earnings are $30,000-$100,000 with indepent consultant fees ranging $50-$100 an hour.

Science Service Opportunities


Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
Website: http://www.jshs.org

Harvard School of Public Health Summer Minority
Research Apprenticeship Program
Website: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/hr

Harvard Medical School Biomedical Program
E-mail: faye_holmes@hms.harvard.edu

Museum of Science
Website: www.mos.org or call or 617-589-0380

Museum of Science

  • Cahners Computer Place
  • Discovery Center
  • Live Animal Center
  • Museum Store
  • Physical Science Internship

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