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Career opportunities in the science streams

It’s that time of the year when students are busy exploring the various study streams and career opportunities associated with them. Every stream of education has a number of career opportunities for those who are willing to broaden their horizon and look at some of the unique available areas of work. Here are some career opportunities which students can explore: 1. Meteorologist – We are all aware that the weather and the climate have a great impact on all our lives. We get to hear about the weather information in the various new channels and also get to read about them in the newspaper.  Have you ever wondered as to who collects all this info and makes it available for us? It’s a meteorologist. A meteorologist collects information about atmospheric conditions and analyzes the data available. Some  of the areas … Continue reading

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Bioinformatics as a career choice

Everyone seems to be running around looking for career choices and interesting and more demanding than the other. With the new generation ready to explore and enjoy, there are new career options coming up every day. Of the lesser known and confused career choices, bio-informatics is one. Let us understand a little about this field of work and remove all the confusions. Bio-informatics is an upcoming area of work that can interest many. Drug discovery, gene finding, DNA sequencing, preventive medicine, helping grow crops etc are some places and areas of research where we can see the use of bio-informatics. Man has always been fascinated by life and has been eager to break open the code of life. Integrating technology with biology is just one part of the exploration, which can help us reveal the secret. It is not only … Continue reading

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Physiotherapy as a career option

Our world is filled with possibilities and opportunities which one just has to choose. With the help of technology, what was once thought as a last resort as a career option, is fast becoming the most sought after choice. One such choice of career option among the new generation is physiotherapy. Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment for various ailments by way of massage, special exercises etc rather than using drugs as a cure. In this method, one can find that treatment is given by experts for a total recovery. Physiotherapy is most often advocated to people, who have physical pain (knee-joint pain, back pain etc), fracture of some bones etc. These people undergo mild to strenuous exercises to help them relieve their pain and heal the cracked bones. Physiotherapy has been known to man from the time of … Continue reading

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Subjects in the science stream

With the Board exams nearing, everyone has only 2 things to think about. Successfully completing the Board exams with good scores. Choosing a career stream. While completing the Board exams successfully is totally based on one’s study skills and determination, choosing a career stream requires a lot of thought and research. To make the decision driving towards choosing a career stream easy, here’s a little information. For anyone who is interested in the science stream, the subjects that will be available are – physics, mathematics, biology, computer science, chemistry, zoology, botany, statistics etc. You will have a combination of any of these subjects in your class 11 and 12, which will act as a base for your future choices. Once you choose any of the combinations available, the next phase would come up soon after you complete your class 12. … Continue reading

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Career scope of biotechnology

Biotechnology is an upcoming popular career option for many students. It is one of the rapidly growing areas of science that is catching up with youngsters of today. Biotechnology is the use of the 2 most important areas of science – biology and technology. Integrating these two areas is beneficial in many areas of medicine, agriculture and allied industries and chemical industries. Planning, production and management are some of the areas in which biotechnologists can be employed. Since biotechnology is a vast field, there are many opportunities that are available for students in this stream. Some of areas in which students can work are given below. Gene therapy – identifying the various genes in all living beings and helping solve the various problems which are associated with it. For example: Diabetes, sickle cell disease, down syndrome etc. Enzyme engineering and … Continue reading

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Intelligence types and career aptitude

Sometimes a child who is really quiet and withdrawn will light up and come out with excellent ideas in an art class or bloom like a flower in a dance class. It is not uncommon to find a reticent and withdrawn kid suddenly in his element on the sports ground. Each individual has a certain level of interest, aptitude and performance based on their niche skills and intelligence. It is a combination of these factors that affects a person’s performance. The theory of multiple intelligences by Howard Gardner proposes that there are 9 different kinds of intelligence: Linguistic: this refers to having a flair for using language and skills in speaking, writing and reading faster. This skill is highly important to journalists and lawyers. Spatial: This category of intelligence refers to a person’s ability to judge relations in space. It … Continue reading

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