No cats allowed: How to use social media to advance your career
Employers are increasingly turning to LinkedIn and other social media to identify and assess new hires.
Networking: It's more than sharing meatballs
Career consultant Alaina Levine offers practical advice on how to build and use professional networks.
Physical scientists can do anything: Here's how you start your career planning
Venturing outside the world of academic physics to look for a job is not as daunting as you might think.
My First Visit to a Job Fair
First-person account by physics student and SPS Summer Intern Shouvik K. Bhattacharya about his experience attending a job fair.
From particle physics to the computing industry
Learn how particle physicists are applying their unique skills to industry problems in computer science.
Three Rules for Transitioning
Helpful insights about changing career paths while working on a degree from AAS member and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist Louis-Benoit Desroches.
Read detailed information about some of the most exciting available career paths in the science and engineering fields:
Current Scientific Employment and Education Data
Access the latest information for physicists and related scientists compiled by the Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
Careers Using Physics
Explore the many career paths possible with a degree in physics, including helpful advice, resources, and scientific career profiles organized by AIP's Society of Physics Students (SPS).
Career Advice from Peter Weddle
Peter Weddle is a recruiter, HR consultant and business CEO turned author and commentator. Described by The Washington Post as "... a man filled with ingenious ideas," he has earned an international reputation, pioneering concepts in Human Resource leadership and employment.
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