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LEARN MORE ONLINE Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Fact sheets and detailed information are available online. For a complete listing of all CLC programs, visit clcillinois.edu/credit/academics

SAMPLE CAREERS Scientist: Work in a lab or in the field, studying plants, animals or the physical world, and making new discoveries on everything from medicines to new planets. Mathematician: Use formulas, mathematical theories and the latest computer technology to solve theoretical and applied problems.

Actuary: Work in the insurance industry, using knowledge of statistics and business to determine the risk of events occurring. Laser/Photonics/Optics Technician: Install and troubleshoot lasers and optical systems used in many industries. clcillinois.edu/programs/lpo Nanoscience technology (technicians): Use high-end technology to work at the nanoscale (at the molecular and atomic levels) in research and development in medicine,defense or manufacturing. See our Nanoscience Technology fact sheet. clcillinois.edu/programs/nan

Electronic Information Technology (technicians): Design, install and support local area networks, wide-area networks, network segments and the infrastructure for Internet or intranets.

clcillinois.edu/credit/programs/eit.asp

Electrical Engineering Technology (technicians): Work with engineers on the design, assembly and testing of a universe of products, from cell phones to life-saving medical equipment. Careers are also available in sales.

clcillinois.edu/programs/elt

Mechanical Engineering Technology: Design, test and troubleshoot machines, mechanisms and other hot technology in the areas of robotics, mechatronics and automated systems.

WHAT DO THEY EARN? Occupation

Educational Level

Median Salary

Actuary

Bachelor’s degree or higher

$85,200

Physicist

Doctorate degree

$110,200

Photonics Technician

Associate degree

$55,400**

*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See clcillinois.edu/info/transfer/aas for details. **Source: The National Center for Photonics Education at op-tec.org/2009survey.php

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CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!

CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!