Woodworking machine operators and tenders operate drill presses, routers, sanders, lathes, shapers, planers and wood nailing machines.
Tuesday, Feb 21 2012 02:00 PM
Farm workers working with farm and ranch animals attend to animals that are produced for animal products, as well as clean and maintain animal housing facilities.
Wednesday, Nov 30 2011 01:54 PM
Farmers and ranchers work in activities including planting and harvesting crops, producing dairy and poultry products, raising livestock and operating farm equipment.
Wednesday, Nov 30 2011 01:51 PM
Soil scientists study the composition of soils to improve crop growth, control weeds and pests more effectively, and safely conserve soil.
Wednesday, Nov 30 2011 09:12 AM
Plant scientists study plants, helping producers of food, fiber and feed crops to serve a growing population and conserve natural resources.
Friday, Oct 28 2011 02:24 PM
Hydrologists examine the intensity and form of precipitation, how quickly or slowly it soaks into the soil, its movement through the earth and its return to the ocean and atmosphere.
Thursday, Oct 20 2011 04:00 PM
Chemists conduct experiments in laboratories to find new knowledge about chemicals that can be used to improve life. Their work has spurred advancements in agriculture, food processing, medicine and other fields.
Thursday, Jul 14 2011 10:55 AM
Learn About Top Science and STEM Careers
Science careers are part of the important and fast-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sector. Employment analysts and educators agree that training more people to work in STEM careers – including science disciplines like chemistry, ecology and physics – is essential if the nation wants to remain competitive in the coming decades. An associate's degree or bachelor's degree in a science field can qualify you for entry-level technician and technologist positions. If you want to direct research or teach at the university level, a master's in environmental science or similar advanced degree is necessary.