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Astronomer Shakira Dineshkumar

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Astronomer Shakira Dineshkumar

  1. 1. By: Shakira Dineshkumar<br />Astronomer<br />
  2. 2. Job Description<br />Study the universe and objects in it<br />Study aspects of objects in universe<br />Use physics and math in studies<br />Use problem solving<br />
  3. 3. Job Description<br />They create technology for their work<br />Conduct Research<br />They must communicate well with other Astronomers<br />
  4. 4. Education<br />Most have a bachelors degree or higher<br />Doctoral degree is common<br />Graduate degree<br />A PhD is necessary for some jobs<br />
  5. 5. Additional Training/ Education<br />Postdoctoral research appointment<br />Computer science<br />Reasoning and Near Vision<br />
  6. 6. “Do not make yourself low. People will step on your head.”<br />(Yiddish Proverb)<br />
  7. 7. The Salary for an Astronomer<br />2010 annual average is $96,780<br />2010 hourly wage is $46.53<br />Working for the government has a higher pay<br />
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  9. 9. Growth Potential and Career Outlook<br />+16% per year from 2008 to 2018 in Maryland<br />+6% per year in United States<br />Outlook is increasing<br />
  10. 10. Related Careers<br />Mathematician<br />Cosmologist<br />Astrophysicist<br />Archaeoastronomer<br />Physicist<br />
  11. 11. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.”<br /> (Anonymous)<br />

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