10 Surprising Science Jobs
Think a career in STEM isn't for you? Think again!

A collection by Sparticl
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Interview with Stacey Loizeaux

Interview with Stacey Loizeaux

This 26-year-old learned the fine art of demolition from her father and uncle — starting at age 15. Find out how she uses her skills to bring down structures, many times for movie film crews. More...

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WGBH/PBS
Chemistry in Perfumes: An Interview with Fragrance Chemist Philip Kraft

Chemistry in Perfumes: An Interview with Fragrance Chemist Philip Kraft

You probably don't recognize his name but odds are good you have heard of the scents this fragrance chemist helped create. Find out how his interest in hormones as a teen led to a career in perfumery. More...

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Fragrantica
Better Cooking Through Chemistry

Better Cooking Through Chemistry

Wylie Dufresne, a leading proponent of molecular gastronomy, describes this collaboration between food scientists and chefs. More...

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Big Think
Cool Jobs: Forensic Anatomist

Cool Jobs: Forensic Anatomist

Meiya Sutisno combined her love of art and passion for anatomy — and conquered her fear of icky things — to become a top Australian forensic anatomist. Find out more about her life and career. More...

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Profile: Saba Ali Hussein

Profile: Saba Ali Hussein

Meet a product developer at L'Oreal who uses her chemical engineering degree to help create makeup and other beauty products. Find out her favorite part about this job that combines art and science. More...

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Girls in Science
60-Second Interview: Ross Tucker

60-Second Interview: Ross Tucker

Ross Tucker loved sports and science. Discover how he managed to combine his two passions into one cool career.
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Global Sports Jobs
Dava Newman, Aerospace Engineer/Sailor

Dava Newman, Aerospace Engineer/Sailor

Aerospace engineer Dava Newman designs “second-skin” space suits to give astronauts more mobility while expending less energy. Find out why a more efficient space suit is important for travel to the moon. More...

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NOVA/PBS
Liza Brooks: Technical Director at True Snowboards

Liza Brooks: Technical Director at True Snowboards

Meet Liza Brooks, a world expert in snowboard design and technology. Find out the path she took to become a snowboard designer and about her life on the slopes. More...

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National STEM Centre
Meet Joe Daniels, Computer Animator

Meet Joe Daniels, Computer Animator

Learn from a successful computer animator what life is like in his field, how people break in, and how you could start preparing now. More...

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MyCoolJob.org
Making of Creatures of Light

Making of Creatures of Light

Go behind the scenes and watch how a museum brought the experience of scuba diving and bioluminescent ocean organisms to life on dry land. More...

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AMNH