The APS Careers series will feature many of the common career paths available to those with physics degrees, as well as many that are “off the beaten path.”

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Careers webinar library

Industry careers

Activating Industry Careers: Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Physics: Potential, Progress, and Perils
December 12, 2023
Featuring panelists Richard Galvez, Daniel Hothem, Xiangyun (Ray) Lei, Nabil Laoudji, and Sarah Schlobohm
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Activating Industry Careers: Mid-Career Advancement in the Physics Industry
November 14, 2023
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Activating Industry Careers: Women in the Physics Industry
October 17, 2023

Show Me the Money! Compensation in the Physics Industry
Featuring Dr. Peter S. Fiske
September 19, 2023
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Skills for Physics Bachelor Careers in the Private Sector
May 6, 2021

Understanding IP: From Patents to Publications to Trade Secrets
March 30, 2021

Industry versus Academic Priorities in Publications and Presentations: Maximizing Your Strategic Opportunities
February 23, 2021

The Relationship Between Government and Industry
February 9, 2021

Teamwork in Industry
November 17, 2020

Talking Shop - Tailoring Communication to the Industrial Environment
October 27, 2020

Panel Discussion: The Many Faces of Industry Careers
October 13, 2020

Letting the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good: A Crash Course in Return on Investment/Cost Benefit Analysis
September 29, 2020

Why You Should Consider an Industry Career
September 21, 2020

How to Shape Your Pitch
August 4, 2020

Value Proposition and Tailoring Your Message to Specific Audiences
July 21, 2020

Technology and Commercialization 101
July 14, 2020

From Academia to Entrepreneurship
April 13, 2020

Putting Your Science to WORK
March 9, 2020

Launching Your Career with an Industrial Postdoc
September 13, 2016

Career exploration

Career Pathway: Miniaturized Biosensors for Healthcare
April 27, 2022

Why Now is the Time to Join Medical Physics
October 29, 2020

Considering a Career at a National Laboratory
September 8, 2020

Science Policy Career Panel (Part 2)
September 1, 2020

An Introduction to Science Policy and Federal Fellowships (Part 1)
August 25, 2020

A Guide to Career Development: A webinar for young physicists and their mentors
July 29, 2020

Career Exploration Strategies and Tools
June 18, 2020

Transitioning from Physics to Data Science - Gain the required skills in the COVID era
June 12, 2020

How to Be Successful in a Physics Career: Preparing for Life After Your Physics Degree
March 21, 2018

Physics Careers: To the Bachelors Degree and Beyond
June 2, 2015

Working in physics

Science Diplomacy: Using International Scientific Collaboration to Build Bridges between Communities
December 7, 2021

Scientific Collaboration Across Borders
November 16, 2021

Physics for Society
October 21, 2021

Navigating Cultural Differences: “What I wish I knew before coming to the US.”
September 21, 2021

Effects of Federal Immigration Policy on US Science and All Scientists
September 17, 2021

Understanding Work Authorizations for the United States: H1B, OPT, CPT, and Green Cards
August 18, 2021

Professional Opportunities for Non-US Citizens: Fellowships, Jobs, and National Lab Opportunities
July 14, 2021

Effective Communication with Online Tools
August 11, 2020

Physical Review tutorial for authors: How to write a great scientific paper
July 8, 2020

Humanizing STEM: The Art of Storytelling
June 23, 2020

Building Your Professional Path During COVID
May 13, 2020

Entrepreneurship Using Physics
September 19, 2017

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