Computational Scientist

Summary:

Use math and computers to solve some interesting problems in society. Examples include creating computer simulations of how wind affects airplanes and skyscrapers.

Salary Average:

$117,000

Demand:

High

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How to Get There:

Build a foundation in Math, Science, and Computer Science

Major in Applied Math, Computational Math or Computer Science in College.

Do a REU at high school or college level (Research Experience for Undergrads)

Gain a Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Falls Under:

STEAM

Skill Sets:

AnalyticalCommunicationDetail OrientedProblem SolvingTeamworkWork Independently

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More places to learn

Start tinkering (building things and taking them apart).

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