Careers in Physics

Careers for Physicists Grad Schools:

The AIP (American Institute of Physics) Physics Resources Center has launched a new website called GradschoolShopper.com. This site features a directory of graduate programs in physics and related fields plus useful resources for students and faculty. Visit: http://www.GradschoolShopper.com

Insights in Physics: Slide Show

Physics Today :http://www.physicstoday.org/jobs

Careers in Canada:

Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society:http://www.cmos.ca/carmet.html
http://www.physics.mcmaster.ca/?menu=120/career
http://www.careerowl.ca
CAP (Canadian Association of Physics) website: http://www.cap.ca/careers
Insights Physics Slide Show:http://www.aps.org/careers/insight/
Science Magazine website: http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/
Natural Resources Canada: Canada Centre for Remote Sensing: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences
Natural Resources Canada: Geological Survey of Canada http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/science/geology/gsc/17100
Canadian Space Agency: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/ao/
National Research Council of Canada: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/index.html

Careers in the U.S.:

(from "Physics Today", April 2001 issue)
American Meteorological Society: http://www.ametsoc.org/pubs/careers.html
Acoustical Society of America: http://asa.aip.org
American Association for the Advancement of Science: http://nextwave.sciencemag.org
American Association of Physicists in Medicine: http://www.aapm.org
American Association of Physics Teachers: http://www.aapt.org
American Astronomical Society: http://www.aas.org
American Chemical Society: http://www.acs.org
American Geophysical Union: http://www.agu.org
American Institute of Physics: https://americaninstituteofphysics.applicantstack.com/x/openings
American Physical Society: http://www.aps.org
American Vacuum Society: http://www.vacuum.org
Biophysical Society: http://www.biophysics.org/Education/Careers/tabid/2297/Default.aspx
Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology: http://www.cpst.org
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: http://www.ieee.org/membership/benefits/careers.html
National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: http://www.nas.edu
National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov
Optical Society of America: http://www.osa.org
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: http://www.sloan.org
The Society for Archaeological Sciences: http://www.socarchsci.org/

General

PhysicsWeb: http://physicsweb.org/resources/Organizations/Physics_departments
Canadian-universities.net: http://www.canadian-universities.net/Universities/Programs/Physics_Disciplines.html
Institute of Particle Physics: http://www.ipp.ca/
Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute: http://www.casi.ca/
Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists: http://www.medphys.ca/

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Women in Physics

http://www.aps.org/educ/cswp/wiphys.cfm
https://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/gendertrends.html
http://www.biophysics.org/AboutUs/Committees/ProfessionalOpportunitiesforWomen(CPOW)/tabid/478/Default.aspx
http://physics.wm.edu/dualcareer.html
http://www.raiseproject.org
http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/contents.html ( examples of women who have contributed to science and mathematics)

Who's Hiring Physics Bachelors?

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.

You can find the listing at: www.aip.org/statistics/trends/emptrends.html