Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare specimens or record data to assist scientists in biology or related life science experiments.
- Many science technicians work indoors in laboratory settings, but certain technicians work outdoors, sometimes in remote locations.
- Most science technicians need some postsecondary training, such as an associate degree or a certificate in applied science or science-related technology; biological and forensic science technicians usually need a bachelor's degree.
- Overall growth is expected to be about as fast as average, although growth will vary by specialty.
- Job opportunities are expected to be best for graduates of applied science technology programs who are well trained on equipment used in laboratories or production facilities.
|Personality||I'm hands on|