Science Careers Personal Accounts from the Experts by Robert E. Yager


Science Careers Personal Accounts from the Experts by Robert E. Yager

Designed to encourage and facilitate students' critical thinking skills, curiosity, and understanding of different science careers, this work presents a wide range of engaging real-life stories from successful and dedicated science professionals from diverse scientific disciplines. Providing a comprehensive overview of science careers and highlighting the skills needed for success, the author has designed this guide specifically to prepare high school, undergraduate and graduate students for the multiple roles they will encounter as science professionals upon graduation. Offering a thoughtful fusion of experiences, wisdom, commentaries, and practical advice for students as they consider a career in the sciences, this resource details specific strategies and crucial information that are most appropriate for a successful science career.


An unusual and valuable tool...a very useful classroom resource, reference for a school counseling office, or a source for library research. NSTA Recommends Highly useful...highly recommended for libraries serving upper high school, and for college and university libraries. Academic and career counselors would also find this item useful. E-Streams

About the Author

Lawrence O. Flowers is a doctoral candidate in the department of Microbiology and Cell Science at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He is a member of several national professional organizations including the National Science Teachers Association and the American Society for Microbiology.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


176 pages


Robert E. Yager
More books by Robert E. Yager


Publication date

18th June 2003



Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

Lovereading 4 schools