Thomas Heisel, 7th hour
Other physicists do research to help develop new products. Some design electronic circuits, lasers, and other equipment and processes. A few work in quality control in the manufacturing industry.
Many teach physics and medical physics at colleges and universities. Most conduct research. Some physicists work as private consultants.
Pros and Cons
1 work with high tech equipment
2 form your own theories on physics
3 work in labs
1 work 40 hour weeks
2 put in extra hours to meet deadlines
3 Repetitive detailed observations that don't often change
What you need to Succeed
What colleges to attend
Unniversty of Wisconsin Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee