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Careers in Physics


Apply your knowledge of physical laws and theories to a career in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, lasers, telecommunications, imaging, technical management, machine vision, optics-based instrumentation, semiconductors or spectroscopy. You could improve the way diseases are diagnosed, study the intricacies of the sun, find new uses for lasers. You might develop an innovative electronic or optical device or a piece of medical or research equipment.

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Here you can learn about career profiles, what physics jobs pay, and tips on how to apply for and land a job.