What is Material Science?

Material Science is the study of the properties and structures of different materials and how they function in certain applications. Materials Science blends multiple disciplines of science such as chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. Many jobs in Material Science are also known as ‘Trades’. Meaning, you are an expert in certain materials and you ‘trade’ your knowledge and expertise as a form currency. Below is a list of different jobs in Material Science.

 

 

Metallurgist

 

Welding

 

Carpentry

 

Automotive Mechanics

 

Plumbing & Gasfitting

 

Electrical

 

Computer Technology

 

Hairstyling

 

Aesthetics

 

Discussion Point: What are some other jobs in Material Science?

 

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