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  • An Interview With Atmospheric Scientist Shawn Urbanski

    Journal Article | March 2019

    Atmospheric scientists study the chemical composition of the atmosphere. More specifically, they look at how atmospheric gases, liquids, and solids interact both with each other and with the earth's surface. This helps…

  • Speleologist Bill Steele

    Journal Article | March 2020

    Career of the Month … Career highlights … Career path …

  • Ecologist

    Journal Article | April 2019

    Ecologists are biologists who study entire ecosystems and the interactions among their living and non-living components. Ecology can be applied in areas such as conservation biology, natural resource management, and…

  • Design engineer Greg Luterman

    Journal Article | October 2019

    Interviews with professionals using science in the workplace.

  • Technology Executive Annie Chang

    Journal Article | March 2020

    Career of the Month … Career highlights … Career path …

  • Sustainable Mobility Expert E.J. Klock-McCook

    Journal Article | April 2020

    career of the month … is necessary but not so much fun. Career highlights … Career path I enjoyed science and math growing …

  • Environmental Health Scientist Casey Bartrem

    Journal Article | May 2020

    Environmental health scientists study how environmental toxins impact human health, and work to mitigate such risks. They may be employed by government agencies, universities, or private companies, and specialize in…

  • Kinetic Artist Joseph Herscher

    Journal Article | August 2020

    Career of the Month … —it takes 50 to 100 takes to get one perfect run. Career Path …

  • An Interview With Cognitive Scientist Lindsay Portnoy

    Journal Article | September 2019

    Cognitive scientists study how people learn. This type of knowledge can be applied in a diverse array of fields, ranging from advertising to journalism and academia. Lindsay Portnoy is a lecturer at Northeastern…

  • Atmospheric Scientist Shawn Urbanski

    Journal Article | February 2020

    Atmospheric scientists study the chemical composition of the atmosphere. More specifically, they look at how atmospheric gases, liquids, and solids interact both with each other and with the earth’s surface. This helps…

  • Ecologist Todd Elliott

    Journal Article | February 2020

    Ecologists are biologists who study entire ecosystems and the interactions among their living and non-living components. Ecology can be applied in areas such as conservation biology, natural resource management, and…

  • Career of the Month: Civil Engineer

    Journal Article | January 2019

    Athena Watson is a civil engineer specializing in water systems. She works for a municipal water agency in the San Francisco Bay Area, as part of a team helping to ensure that the cities of Livermore, Dublin, and…

  • Career of the Month: Innovator

    Journal Article | July 2019

    Interview with a science professional in the workplace

  • Careers in Geology and Geosciences

    Book Chapter | March 2011

    The Reading on Careers in Geology and Geosciences provides a resource for teachers to help students know what geologists do and how to become one. The Readings were written especially for Project Earth Science:…

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