Physicists Profiles

A physics degree qualifies you for a variety of careers where you can use your problem-solving skills to invent, analyze, improve, and innovate. Explore the breadth of physics careers by reading about physicists working in diverse jobs in academia, public service, the private sector, and at national labs.

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Learn about faculty and lecturers teaching and doing research at universities and colleges

Academia & Research Universities

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Learn about teaching physics with elementary, middle, high school, and college students

K-12 and Four-Year College Teaching

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Explore the career paths of physicists in industry jobs working in R&D, consulting and more

Private Sector

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Gain some insight into the role of scientists working at national labs

Government/National Lab