Day to Day Life in Research and Development
One good way to figure out if a career might fit your interests is to take a look at what the day to day activities would include. This is often less glamorous than a generalized view, but helpful nonetheless. For instance, being a dive master in the Caribbean might sound very glamorous, but the day to day activities, such as lugging around customers’ heavy gear and dealing with demanding vacationing clients is also a part of the job. So let’s take a look at the day to day activities of an research and development (R&D) food scientist and some of the key variables that will affect those activities.