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What is a research and development job?

i am in college and am switching my major to history...ive been worried i wont be able to find a job out of college and have been looking at open jobs in corporations to see if i would be qualified for them. There are a lot of research and development jobs for companies and it sounds like i would be qualified because of all the research needed for a history major. What exactly is this career? also how is the pay?..if you know..thanks

Asked By: mikej2390 - 4/1/2008
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R&D is when you are developing new products or tweaking exisiting ones for customer production, hence the research and development title. It could be mixing new scents for shampoo or finding new flavors for toothpaste or how to make frozen dinners, or researching historical accuracies for a new video game, or even... More
Answered By: dragonkraut - 4/1/2008
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R&D is mainly a job for someone with a science major. Look into the job qualifications list, it should specify what they are looking for.
Answered By: philline08 - 4/1/2008
 
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