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APS provides a gateway for physicists, students, and physics enthusiasts to information about physics jobs and careers. Find physics job listings, career advice, upcoming workshops and meetings, and career and job related resources.

Resources for Job Seekers

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A step-by-step guide to physics careers that align with your interests, talents, and values — and how to build a successful road toward them.

Local Links
Join your local physics community and start building your professional network!

Webinars for Physicists
Webinars offering discussion, career guidance, and advice.

Industry Mentoring for Physicists (IMPact)
A mentoring program intended to connect graduate students and postdocs with physicists who work in industry.

Explore Physics Careers


See the breadth of opportunities for physics graduates in industry, national labs, and beyond — and get the guidance you need to land those jobs.

Common Career Paths
Explore the various career options available to you and learn how to get there.

Physicist Profiles
Profiles of over 50 physicists at various stages of their careers, including those with Bachelors, Masters and Phds.

InSight: Physics Slideshows
Download InSight twice a semester to showcase physicist profiles, skills used in various jobs, and resources and opportunities for undergraduate students.

Career Shape Up Series

The Career Shape Up email series sends you regular tasks and challenges to help you examine what you need for success in applying to grad school or for your career.
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Meetings & Events

Summer Webinar Series
May - August 2020
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Topics in July

  • Writing Tutorial by APS Journal Editor
  • Business & Entrepreneurship Series
  • Workshops on Grant Writing, Stress Management, and Mentoring

APS Local Links Event
Wednesday, July 1, 7PM ET
Virtual Career Panel & Networking