The Natural Sciences Program is an innovative, multidisciplinary program where students concentrate on two specialties within the Faculty of Science (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Energy Science, Geoscience, Mathematics and Physics).
Understand scientific method of inquiry: Technical knowledge in two disciplines
Scientific Inquiry: Technical knowledge in two science disciplines, hypothesize, design and carry out experiments; operate scientific/ laboratory equipment and instruments, understand laboratory processes
Communication: Presenting and communicating technical and scientific data and ideas clearly and articulately to both the scientific and non-scientific communities using current technology through presentations and written reports
Investigative and Research: Collection, analysis and interpretation of data using the appropriate laboratory and/or field techniques; organizing and analysis of large quantities of data
Logical reasoning: Creative thinking, problem-solving skills; decision-making skills, synthesize complex information
Organization: Data, time and resource management, attention to detail, able to meet deadlines.
Teamwork skills: Oversee, supervise and/or contribute to a project
Please note some of these positions may require further training, certification or education. Check out the occupational profiles to review the full details for the occupations that interest you at alis.alberta.ca/occinfo
Formal Career Assessments like the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator can be helpful tools for your career development. These assessments have been used for decades to help individuals choose a major, explore career options during and upon completion of a degree and to further understand yourself in relationship to the world of work. Inquire with Career Services if you are interested in these formal assessments.
Location: Science B 149 (SB 149)