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

Science Careers Personal Accounts from the Experts

Robert E. Yager

Synopsis

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.

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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 * 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.

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Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Robert E. Yager
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Publisher

Scarecrow Press

Publication date

18th June 2003

ISBN

9780810847361


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