College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Careers in Physics and Astronomy

The following is a list of links which contain information that may be interesting or useful to you in thinking about a career in physics, astronomy, and or engineering. Check back often for up-to-the-minute updates!

http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/career.html
Physics as a Career

http://www.aas.org/education/careers.html
Astronomy as a Career

http://www.nspe.org/Education/
Engineering as a Career.

http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/states/state.html
Who's Hiring Recipients of Physics Bachelors Degrees?

http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/emptrends.html
Latest Employment Data for Physicists

http://www.aip.org/statistics
Statistical Research Center home page

http://careers.aapt.org/
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.

http://www.physicstoday.org/jobs
The American Institute of Physics careers bulletin.

http://www.aas.org/career
The American Astronomical Society Career Service.

http://egfi-k12.org/engineer-your-path/
Engineering Career Prep (Precollege).

http://tiptop.iop.org/
Listing by the Internet Pilot to Physics.

http://www.ieee.org/web/careers/home/index.html
Listing maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

http://www.spieworks.com/employment/
Listing maintained by the International Society for Optical Engineering

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/careers
The Career Planning Center (CPC) for Beginning Scientists and Engineers is the "one-stop shopping" location for job openings and the guidance and information needed to make decisions about education and career choices.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=5129
On-line book: Careers In Science And Engineering--A Student Planning Guide To Grad School And Beyond

http://www.met.psu.edu/Jobs
A listing of employment resources in meteorology maintained by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State University.

http://www.physlink.com
This site has links to many sources of information, and includes pages of available employment opportunities in research, teaching, and industry.

http://gradschoolshopper.com