By Allen Cheng Block B Physicist
Job Overview <ul><li>Conduct research and experiments to understand the nature of the universe </li></ul><ul><li>Explore p...
Job Overview (cont.) <ul><li>Can work as space scientists, optical engineers, or government employees </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Education and Training <ul><li>Knowledge in the laws and principles of physics </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in mathematics,...
Salary <ul><li>Average annual salary - $89,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Average annual salary (employed by Federal Government) - ...
Outlook and Growth Potential <ul><li>Stable outlook – projected employment of 15,600-18,100 (from 2008-18) </li></ul><ul><...
Related Careers <ul><li>Medical Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Health Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Seismologist </li></ul><u...
Are YOU Fit for the Job? <ul><li>Qualities: </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>...
Trivia <ul><li>In 1905, Albert Einstein, published his revolutionary Theory of Special Relativity </li></ul><ul><li>The mo...
Summary <ul><li>Job Description  – </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct research to understand the nature of the universe </li></ul><...
Thanks for Watching! <ul><li>Thank you for watching this presentation! </li></ul><ul><li>“ The man who believes he can do ...
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2,3 - OVERVIEW
Conduct research and experiments to understand the nature of the universe
Explore principles governing motion, energy, and interactions of matter
Teach students the science of physics
Can work as space scientists, optical engineers, or government employees
Conduct experiments relating to the nature of the universe

4 - Education and Training
Knowledge in the laws and principles of physics
Knowledge in mathematics, English, engineering, technology, computers, and electronics
Ph.D. is required for a research position
A Master’s degree is required
for jobs requiring a physics background

5 - Salary
Average annual salary - $89,400
Average annual salary (employed by Federal Government) - $118,971
Potential salary - $159,400

6 - Outlook and Growth Potential
Stable outlook – projected employment of 15,600-18,100 (from 2008-18)
16% growth potential (from 2008-18)

7 - Related Careers
Medical Physicists
Health Physicists
Seismologist
Geophysicists
Astronomers

8 - Are YOU Fit for the Job?
Qualities:
Investigative
Realistic
Conventional
Described as:
Intelligent
Introverted
Loves to:
Explore things and events
Avoids:
Work that does not have clear directions

9 - Trivia
In 1905, Albert Einstein, published his revolutionary Theory of Special Relativity
The moon technically does not orbit the Earth; The two bodies actually both orbit around their common centre of gravity
Light, in one year, travels about 9,500,000,000,000 kilometers (9.5 x 10^12 km)

10 - Summary
Job Description –
Conduct research to understand the nature of the universe
Teach students physics
Education –
Knowledge in physics, math, English, engineering, and technology
Ph.D. in physics
Salary and Outlook –
Average annual salary - $89,400
Stable outlook
16% growth potential from 2008 to 2018
Related Careers –
Medical Physicists
Health Physicists
Seismologist
Geophysicists
Astronomers

11 - Ending
Thank you for watching this presentation!
“The man who believes he can do something is probably right, and so is the man who believes he can’t.”
-Anonymous


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Physicist - by Allen Cheng

  1. 1. By Allen Cheng Block B Physicist
  2. 2. Job Overview <ul><li>Conduct research and experiments to understand the nature of the universe </li></ul><ul><li>Explore principles governing motion, energy, and interactions of matter </li></ul><ul><li>Teach students the science of physics </li></ul>
  3. 3. Job Overview (cont.) <ul><li>Can work as space scientists, optical engineers, or government employees </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct experiments relating to the nature of the universe </li></ul>
  4. 4. Education and Training <ul><li>Knowledge in the laws and principles of physics </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in mathematics, English, engineering, technology, computers, and electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. is required for a research position </li></ul><ul><li>A Master’s degree is required </li></ul><ul><li>for jobs requiring a physics background </li></ul>
  5. 5. Salary <ul><li>Average annual salary - $89,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Average annual salary (employed by Federal Government) - $118,971 </li></ul><ul><li>Potential salary - $159,400 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Outlook and Growth Potential <ul><li>Stable outlook – projected employment of 15,600-18,100 (from 2008-18) </li></ul><ul><li>16% growth potential (from 2008-18) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Related Careers <ul><li>Medical Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Health Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Seismologist </li></ul><ul><li>Geophysicists </li></ul><ul><li>Astronomers </li></ul>Health Physicists (top), Seismograph (bottom)
  8. 8. Are YOU Fit for the Job? <ul><li>Qualities: </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional </li></ul><ul><li>Described as: </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent </li></ul><ul><li>Introverted </li></ul><ul><li>Loves to: </li></ul><ul><li>Explore things and events </li></ul><ul><li>Avoids: </li></ul><ul><li>Work that does not have clear directions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Trivia <ul><li>In 1905, Albert Einstein, published his revolutionary Theory of Special Relativity </li></ul><ul><li>The moon technically does not orbit the Earth; The two bodies actually both orbit around their common centre of gravity </li></ul><ul><li>Light, in one year, travels about 9,500,000,000,000 kilometers (9.5 x km) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Summary <ul><li>Job Description – </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct research to understand the nature of the universe </li></ul><ul><li>Teach students physics </li></ul><ul><li>Education – </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge in physics, math, English, engineering, and technology </li></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. in physics </li></ul><ul><li>Salary and Outlook – </li></ul><ul><li>Average annual salary - $89,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Stable outlook </li></ul><ul><li>16% growth potential from 2008 to 2018 </li></ul><ul><li>Related Careers – </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Health Physicists </li></ul><ul><li>Seismologist </li></ul><ul><li>Geophysicists </li></ul><ul><li>Astronomers </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thanks for Watching! <ul><li>Thank you for watching this presentation! </li></ul><ul><li>“ The man who believes he can do something is probably right, and so is the man who believes he can’t.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Anonymous </li></ul>
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