Career Development

Resources | Placement | Contacts 
Here are some additional links to resume and cover letter writing, physics career planning, job listings, etc. 


Career Planning

Education Programs

Preparing Resumes/Cover Letters, Interviewing


Physics & Astronomy Jobs

  • Physics Today Career Resources
  • brightrecruits — Dedicated jobs website from Institute of Physics Publishing.
  • AAS Job Register — Job listings from the American Astronomical Society.
  • — Optics and photonics career web site from the Optical Society of America.
  • NatureJobs — Online scientific recruitment, published by Nature, the international weekly journal of science.
  • — Links to JOBMENU, a worldwide listing of academic and research positions in physics.
  • Fermilab Career Opportunities — Job openings at the Fermi National Laboratory.
  • Jobs @ LLNL — Job opportunities at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Careers at SLAC — Careers at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
  • STScI Employment Opportunities — Job listings at the Space Telescope Science Institute.
  • Academic Careers Online — Career opportunities in education and academia.
  • CareerOneStop — General database for searching all kinds of jobs.
  • — General database for job searching plus other career resources.
  • — Job hunter's online super list of the best job sites on the web.
  • — Job search, employment resources and career advice.
  • — Search, post global jobs, resumes, careers.
  • Monster Jobs — Search for jobs worldwide.
  • Net-Temps — Search for contract, temporary and permanent employment.
  • Jobs UK — Jobs, employment and recruitment in the UK.


Outside the Physics and Astronomy General Office (Room 203 Van Allen Hall) you'll find many internship/cooperative opportunities posted. Also be sure to check out these excellent sites listed below.



Research Organizations