Types of Jobs

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workers do scientific research in laboratories or the field. Others plan or design products and systems or you might support scientists, mathematicians, or engineers as they do their work.

For example, you might oversee the construction of roads, develop systems to prevent diseases, or help engineers do research and read blueprints.

Jobs include All types of Engineers (Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Manufacturing, etc), Anthropologist, Astronomer, Chemists, Economist, Environmental Planner, Geneticist, Geographer, Geo scientist, Historian, Microbiologist, Park Naturalist, Political Scientist, Sociologist, Statistician.


  • Engineering and Technology
  • Science and Mathematics

Local Job Shadow Options

  • PennDot
  • Local manufacturing companies have a variety of Engineers.
  • Elk Country Visitors Center
  • Parker Dam State Park
  • DCNR
  • City of St. Marys
  • Local Boroughs and Townships

Elk/Cameron County Locals

View the videos from local folks to learn more about this career

Quality Engineer Technician
Ricky Jay Javier
​​Clarion Sintered Metals

Product Engineer
Chelsea Benson
​​Clarion Sintered Metals


Assessing what you like and things you do can lead you to a career field.

Does this sound like you?
  • Collect rocks or fossils
  • Identify plants and animals
  • Conduct science experiments
  • Monitor the weather
  • Create new products or machinery
  • Stargazing
  • Solving math equations
Are these your favorite subjects?
  • Science courses
  • Metal and Wood Shop
  • Math courses
  • Computer or Technology courses
  • English
  • Statistics
  • Vocational Agriculture
  • Computer Applications
  • Intro to STEM
  • Intro to Robotics
  • STEM Lab
How do you spend your spare time?

Consider these local opportunities to expand your skills in this field.

  • Skills USA
  • ​Science Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Boy / Girl Scouts
  • Prepare a project for a science fair.
  • Learn computer applications or technology related to the field, like CAD.
  • Job shadow an engineer or scientist.
  • Teach youth at a science summer camp or after-school program.
Challenges, Camps, Workshops & More!

Local Post-Secondary Education / Trainings

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (AS)
  • Engineering (BS)
  • Applied Technology (AS)
  • Drafting, Design, Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics (BS)
  • Biology (BS)
  • Chemistry (BS)
  • Economics (BA)
  • Energy Science & Technology (BS)
  • Engineering Science (AS)
  • Engineering (BS)
  • Environmental Studies (BA)
  • Petroleum Technologies (AS)
  • Physical Sciences (BS)
  • ​Sociology (BS)
  • Anthropology (BS)
  • ​Biology (BS)
  • Chemistry (BS)
  • Economics (BS)
  • History (BS)
  • Mathematics (BS)
  • Philosophy (BA)
  • Physics (BS)
  • Political Science (BS)
  • GeoScience (BA)
  • Sociology (BA)