Scientist jobs can be found in various sectors such as computer science, biology, history, environmental science, physics, engineering, medicine, sociology and political science. Typically, scientists collect data, make hypothesis and work towards results required to answer questions on humans, material or natural world. Colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, private or government research and development companies, government agencies have many job prospects for scientists.
Minimum education qualification for a scientist is post-graduation in a specific field of study. However scientists in educational, nuclear or medical field require a Ph.D. For better career opportunities in research, one must have good technical writing skills. Former scientists who have extensive work experience can have an alternate career as natural science manager or consultant. They generally oversee the operational or administrative work. They can also provide instructions and advice to any research oriented work.