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Career Resources

Physics Today Career Network
Science and engineering job information, resume post, job search, career manual, employment center schedule.

American Physical Society's Careers In Physics
Career resource links.

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center, one of this site's sponsors, profiles over 135 fields on thier site. Each field profile includes educational requirements, salary data, employment information, and a brief overview of the work life and responsibilities of those working in the area.

Building a Career in Astronomy (Astronomy Cast Episode 67)
Traces the major career paths you can take that relate to astronomy and space, and the kinds of things you’ll need to do to actually make yourself a good candidate for that field.

FOCUS on Students: Writing a Résumé
An insightful article by Robert W. Vallin from FOCUS magazine, published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

Physics is for You
An exciting introduction to physics and your world from the American Institute of Physics.

Physics Success Stories
Physics Success Stories highlight the important links between federal funding for basic and applied research and development and their economic benefits to society. Produced by the American Insitute of Physics.

High School Resources

National Research Center for College & University Admissions
NRCCUA operates the nation’s largest college and career planning program, My College Options. My College Options allows students to create a college planning profile and matches their interests with colleges and scholarship opportunities.

Undergraduate Research Resources

The Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates (WebGURU) is an interactive web-based tool with ready information and links to reliable electronic resources on all aspects of the undergraduate research experience.

The Nucleus Summer Research Opportunities Site
Browse hundreds of summer research opportunities by keyword, discipline or state.

Graduate School Resources
One of the most wide-ranging online source for researching graduate programs in the physical sciences, engineering and related fields.

CAMPEP Accredited Graduate Programs in Medical Physics
CAMPEP, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of medical physics.


AIP Statistical Research Center
Employment and education statistics on the field of physics, salary statistics, job sector statistics, a list of employers who recently hired new physics bachelors degree recipients

General Physics Sites

The Exploratorium isn't just a museum, it's an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception: a vast collection of online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events that feed your curiosity.

Physics news, graduate program directory, scientific reference, education information, estore, games, jokes, ecards, job postings, etc.

Physics news, job listings, articles, web links, extensive list of worldwide physics organizations, graduate program and business directory.

Physics Central
Designed by APS, aimed at the non-scientist, physics news, links, editorials, articles.

Physics Forums
Ask your physics-related questions to experts

Physics Publications

Physics Today
AIP's flagship publication that has been published monthly for more than 50 years whose goal is to keep readers informed about science and its place in the world.

The Industrial Physicist
AIP's award-winning magazine that reported on commercial science and technology that involves physics and/or physicists.

AIP Member Organizations

American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Society of Physics Students (SPS)
Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
AIP Corporate Associates Program
American Physical Society (APS)
The Optical Society (OSA)
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
The Society of Rheology
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
American Crystallographic Association (ACA)
AVS: Science & Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
American Meteorological Society (AMS)

Minority Organizations

APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics
AAPT Committee on Women in Physics
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
APS Committee on Minorities
National Society of Black Physicists
National Society of Hispanic Physicists
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

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