Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Aerospace Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Aerospace Engineers

Aerospace engineers design, test, and construct parts for aircraft, spacecraft, and weapons.

Agricultural Science Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Anthropologists

Anthropologists use scientific research methods to study elements of human cultures and societies.

Applied Mathematicians

Mathematicians study and research numbers. They create new theories and try to solve problems using those theories.

Archeologists

Archeologists examine artifacts, or objects from the past to explain history. They use these objects to understand how past cultures lived or what happened to them.

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Architectural and engineering managers plan and design new products and systems.

Astronauts (Emerging)

Astronauts operate and work aboard spacecraft and the space station.

Astronomers

Astronomers study the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies to learn about the nature of the universe.

Astronomers

Physicists study the properties of matter and energy to gain a better understanding of how things work.

Atmospheric Scientists

Meteorologists study the earth's atmosphere and the ways it affects our environment.

Biochemists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Bioengineers (Emerging)

Bioengineers apply engineering methods to solve problems in biology and medicine.

Biographers

Historians research, analyze, and explain past events and people.

Biological Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Biologists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Biophysicists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Botanists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Cartographers and photogrammetrists gather geographic and other types of data to create maps and charts.

Ceramics Engineers

Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a variety of products.

Chemical Analysts

Chemists study the structures and other properties of substances.

Chemical Engineers

Chemical engineers use principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems in manufacturing.

Chemical Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Chemists

Chemists study the structures and other properties of substances.

City Planning Aides

Social science research assistants gather and analyze data.

Civil Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Climate Change Analysts

Climate change analysts study weather patterns to see how and why our modern climate is different from the climate of the past.

Climatologists

Meteorologists study the earth's atmosphere and the ways it affects our environment.

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Computer and information research scientists identify computing problems, find solutions, and create new approaches to existing technology.

Conservation Scientists

Conservation scientists manage, develop, and help protect soil and rangelands.

Cultural Anthropologists

Anthropologists use scientific research methods to study elements of human cultures and societies.

Cultural Geographers

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Drilling Engineers

Petroleum engineers plan and supervise the drilling of new oil wells. They also supervise well operation and maintenance.

Ecologists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Economic Geographers

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Economists

Economists study laws and market forces to understand and predict changes in business cycles.

Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Electrical and electronics engineers design, develop, test, and maintain electrical and electronic devices. Many of these devices create power, help people talk to one another, or provide lighting for buildings.

Electronic Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Electronics Engineering Technologists

Electronics engineering technologists help engineers design, test, and use new electronics systems or products.

Electronics Engineers

Electrical and electronics engineers design, develop, test, and maintain electrical and electronic devices. Many of these devices create power, help people talk to one another, or provide lighting for buildings.

Energy Engineers

Energy engineers design, test, and install new energy designs and systems. They look for ways to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency.

Engineering Geologists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Environmental Scientists

Environmental scientists study problems in the natural world that affect the health of living things.

Environmental Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Forecasters

Meteorologists study the earth's atmosphere and the ways it affects our environment.

Fuel Cell Engineers

Fuel cell engineers design and test fuel cell technology to generate power.

Fuel Cell Technicians (Emerging)

Fuel cell technicians install, operate, and maintain fuel cell systems.

Fuels Engineers

Chemical engineers use principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems in manufacturing.

Genealogists

Historians research, analyze, and explain past events and people.

Geographers

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Geological Engineers

Petroleum engineers plan and supervise the drilling of new oil wells. They also supervise well operation and maintenance.

Geologists and Geophysicists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Geophysicists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists

Geospatial information scientists and technologists study how to best use physical space.

Historians

Historians research, analyze, and explain past events and people.

Hydrologists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Industrial Engineers

Industrial engineers design systems for producing goods and providing services. They look for ways to use people and machines most efficiently.

Inorganic Chemists

Chemists study the structures and other properties of substances.

Manufacturing Engineering Technologists

Manufacturing engineering technologists work with engineers to make manufacturing processes run smoothly.

Manufacturing Engineers

Manufacturing engineers design and oversee the manufacturing process, from beginning to end, for nearly everything we use in our lives.

Map Makers

Cartographers and photogrammetrists gather geographic and other types of data to create maps and charts.

Marine Biologists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Marine Biologists (Emerging)

Marine biologists are scientists who study plant and animal life in oceans.

Materials Engineers

Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a variety of products.

Mathematicians

Mathematicians study and research numbers. They create new theories and try to solve problems using those theories.

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Engineering technicians help engineers solve technical problems.

Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineers design, build, and test mechanical tools and machines.

Metallurgical Engineers

Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a variety of products.

Meteorologists

Meteorologists study the earth's atmosphere and the ways it affects our environment.

Microbiologists

Biologists study plants, animals, and their environments.

Mineralogists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Mining Engineers

Mining engineers design mines for the safe removal of coal, metals, and minerals.

Nanotechnologists

Nanotechnologists study how to manipulate atoms and molecules in order to create new materials and products.

Nuclear Engineers

Nuclear engineers design and operate nuclear processes and facilities, including nuclear power plants. They also conduct research on nuclear energy.

Nuclear Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Organic Chemists

Chemists study the structures and other properties of substances.

Park Naturalists

Park naturalists develop programs to teach park visitors about natural areas.

Petroleum Engineers

Petroleum engineers plan and supervise the drilling of new oil wells. They also supervise well operation and maintenance.

Petroleum Geologists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Petroleum Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Petrophysical engineers

Petroleum engineers plan and supervise the drilling of new oil wells. They also supervise well operation and maintenance.

Photogrammetrists

Cartographers and photogrammetrists gather geographic and other types of data to create maps and charts.

Photonics Engineers

Photonics engineers design laser and fiber optic technology.

Physical Anthropologists

Anthropologists use scientific research methods to study elements of human cultures and societies.

Physical Chemists

Chemists study the structures and other properties of substances.

Physical Geographers

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Physicists

Astronomers study the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies to learn about the nature of the universe.

Physicists

Physicists study the properties of matter and energy to gain a better understanding of how things work.

Planning Technicians

Social science research assistants gather and analyze data.

Plant Engineers

Industrial engineers design systems for producing goods and providing services. They look for ways to use people and machines most efficiently.

Political Geographers

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Political Scientists

Political scientists study political systems, political behavior, and public policy.

Precision Agriculture Technicians

Precision agriculture technicians use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) to improve agricultural practices.

Principal Engineers

Architectural and engineering managers plan and design new products and systems.

Product Safety Engineers

Safety engineers look for ways to prevent accidents in the work place.

Production Engineers

Industrial engineers design systems for producing goods and providing services. They look for ways to use people and machines most efficiently.

Project Engineers

Chemical engineers use principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems in manufacturing.

Radiation Protection Engineers

Nuclear engineers design and operate nuclear processes and facilities, including nuclear power plants. They also conduct research on nuclear energy.

Range Managers

Conservation scientists manage, develop, and help protect soil and rangelands.

Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Remote sensing scientists and technologists use devices and sensors to see the features of an area, its resources, or to measure its size and shape.

Renewable Energy Engineers (Emerging)

Renewable energy engineers develop, promote, and implement sustainable energy technologies.

Research Engineers

Petroleum engineers plan and supervise the drilling of new oil wells. They also supervise well operation and maintenance.

Robotics Engineers

Robotics engineers research, design, develop, and test robotic applications.

Safety Engineers

Safety engineers look for ways to prevent accidents in the work place.

Science Technicians

Science technicians help scientists conduct tests and experiments.

Seismologists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Social Science Research Assistants

Social science research assistants gather and analyze data.

Social Scientists

Anthropologists use scientific research methods to study elements of human cultures and societies.

Social Scientists

Economists study laws and market forces to understand and predict changes in business cycles.

Social Scientists

Geographers study physical and cultural characteristics of land and the people who live there.

Social Scientists

Historians research, analyze, and explain past events and people.

Social Scientists

Political scientists study political systems, political behavior, and public policy.

Social Scientists

Sociologists study human society and social behavior.

Sociologists

Sociologists study human society and social behavior.

Soil Conservationists

Conservation scientists manage, develop, and help protect soil and rangelands.

Space Scientists

Astronomers study the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies to learn about the nature of the universe.

Statistical Analysts

Statisticians apply their knowledge of math to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

Statisticians

Mathematicians study and research numbers. They create new theories and try to solve problems using those theories.

Statisticians

Statisticians apply their knowledge of math to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

Theoretical Mathematicians

Mathematicians study and research numbers. They create new theories and try to solve problems using those theories.

Topographers

Cartographers and photogrammetrists gather geographic and other types of data to create maps and charts.

Validation Engineers

Validation engineers make sure that instruments and equipment work correctly and accurately. They work with equipment where precision is very important.

Volcanologists

Geologists and geophysicists study the earth.

Weather Forecasters

Meteorologists study the earth's atmosphere and the ways it affects our environment.

Wind Energy Engineers

Wind energy engineers design wind farm collector systems.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.