Carleton Career Center
The Career Center should be your first stop in any search for employment or other post-graduate options. Visit their friendly staff in Johnson House and check out all the resources available on the Career Center website.
Physics Today Jobs
- Career development tools
- Live and recorded webinars, which cover interviewing, poster presentation, networking, and other topics
- Career advice about job search strategies, career planning, and preparing for interviews and negotiations
- Document templates, including easy-to-follow examples for resumes, CVs, and LinkedIn profiles
Other Career Resources
A state-by-state listing of some of the employers who have recently hired new physics bachelors. The lists may be useful to job seekers in identifying the variety of companies that hire physics bachelors and to physics departments wishing to strengthen contacts with their local employers.
A guide to graduate programs in physics and related fields.
Science Job Market on the Physical Sciences Resource Center website maintained by the AAPT. This new service offers a wide variety of job listings, from high school physics teaching to postdoctoral research to chemical engineering positions. Easy-to-use, searchable site.
APS Careers in Physics includes information on and links to career programs and activities organized by the APS such as: the online career center database; Job Fairs, career workshops and sessions at the meetings; and career reports. It also includes other relevant information and resources designed to help people learn about physics careers, and better navigate their careers.
A job listing maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
A listing maintained by the International Society for Optics and Photonics.
On-line book: Careers in Science and Engineering–A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond.
This site has links to many sources of information and includes pages of available employment opportunities in research, teaching, and industry.
A great resource for graduating seniors interested in a career in teaching or other careers in physics. Post your resume for free.
A listing maintained by the American Association of Medical Schools of MD-Ph.D. programs.
From the publishers of Science, this free downloadable booklet grapples with the question of whether you’d be better off in academia or industry.