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Materials Scientists

On the Job

 

Materials Scientists study the chemical properties of materials like metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, and glass. They find ways to strengthen or combine materials. Sometimes they create new materials.

 

Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:


Typical Working Conditions

 

O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

 

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