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!
Physics as a Career
Astronomy as a Career
Engineering as a Career.
Who's Hiring Recipients of Physics Bachelors Degrees?
Latest Employment Data for Physicists
Statistical Research Center home page
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.
The American Institute of Physics careers bulletin.
The American Astronomical Society Career Service.
Engineering Career Prep (Precollege).
Listing by the Internet Pilot to Physics.
Listing maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Listing maintained by the International Society for Optical Engineering
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.
On-line book: Careers In Science And Engineering--A Student Planning Guide To Grad School And Beyond
A listing of employment resources in meteorology maintained by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State University.
This site has links to many sources of information, and includes pages of available employment opportunities in research, teaching, and industry.