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The objective of this assignment is to create an informative essay about a career of interest in science
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The objective of this assignment is to research a career in science and to write a five paragraph essay about that career.



Your essay should include an introductory paragraph including your topic sentence as well as an interesting overview of the essay.  A minimum of three paragraphs should include a description of:


  •  the typical activities of that career
  •  education or preparation requirements
  •  attributes important for a person in this career
  •  employment outlook including salary expectations


End your essay with a summarizing paragraph.  Include a citation pages at the end of your essay.  Any direct quotes (which should be minimized) must be cited in the text as well.

Links to Research

The following links give you basic overview information about some careers. In most cases you will need to do further research after these sites.


Careers in Science


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