Information Scientists fix problems with computers or computer programs.
• Figure out what problems are with computers and software.
• Make a list of goals to fix problems.
• Meet with others to learn more about the computer problem.
• Train others to work on computers and software.
• Use math to work on ways to fix computer codes.
Where and When:
• Most work in office buildings.
• Some may visit other companies where the computer problems exist.
• Some may have their own business.
• Some may work for a college or university.
• Most may work during the weekday.
• Some may work nights and weekends.
What or Who They Work With:
• Cameras for data collection
• Computer servers
• Laser Scanners
Education and Training:
• Most have a Master's degree (at least 6years) in computer science, engineering, or information science and studies.
• Some have a Doctoral degree (at least 8years)in computer science, engineering, or information science and studies.
• Many use info from the STEM subjects.
- Computer Scientist
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Computer and Information Systems Manager
- Computer Support person
Related School Subjects:
- Franklin and the Computer by Sharon Jennings
- Arthur's Computer Disaster by Marc Brown
- Arturo y el Desastre de la Computadora by Marc Brown
- Wizards Don't Need Computers (The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids, #20) by Debbie Dadey
- The Savvy Cyber Kids at Home: The Family Gets a Computer by Ben Halpert
- Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Computers by Diane Lindsey Reeves
- 50 Quick and Easy Computer Activities for Kids: 2nd Edition by Tammy Worcester