What careers do physics majors pursue if they don't want to continue in physics?

I am entering my junior year, majoring in physics, and have concluded that after graduating I want to pursue something more practical, and less theoretically intense. I have thought about mechanical engineering, and am just starting to think about applying my analytic in the business world somewhere.

Asked By: seabreeeze - 7/24/2006
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A young lady friend of mine graduated from the University of Cincinnati three years ago with a physics degree. She landed a job with a Cincinnati bank in their currency trading unit. Her math skills, analytical skills, and the fact that she persevered and graduated made her an attractive job applicant. In the short... More
Answered By: exbuilder - 7/28/2006
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You know, it is not too late to change your major to something practical instead of useless like physics. Without a Ph.D. in physics you would probably find no work.
Answered By: maliolani - 7/24/2006
janitorial is a good choice
Answered By: kzzxguy - 7/24/2006
Hummmmmmmmmm! physics huh? Doesn't this require a strong background in math? Analytically speaking, more C.E.O.'s have majored in Accounting than any other major. I would suggest Accounting.
Answered By: reporebuilder - 7/24/2006
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