Networking, Careers, Mentoring

APS Careers and Employment
Employment links, career guidance resources. In addition, the APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs has compiled some career development resources and advice sites.

Career Breaks/Reentry
A list of resources with suggestions for individuals and institutions interested in making this path a possibility. (Compiled by Elizabeth Freeland.)

M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship for Women in Physics
A fellowship to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers.

Best Practices in Career Break Management
Suggestions for managing career breaks from the Institute of Physics (UK).

Career and Professional Development Liaisons
APS program to help physics departments develop programs that better prepare their students for careers..

Committee on the Advancement of Women Chemists (COACh)
A series of training workshops, networking and mentoring programs designed to advance the careers of women chemists and chemical engineers in academia.
Searchable, continuously updated database of funding opportunities in the sciences and undergraduate science education A publication of Science's NextWave.

Physics Mentor Training Curriculum
A facilitation guide to a training seminar for postdocs, and graduate students who are in mentorship roles. The guide is intended to help physics researchers improve their mentoring skills, and to improve the research experiences of the next generation of physicists.

E-Mentoring Network for Women in Engineering and Science.

Northern California HERC
Partnership of educational institutions whose purpose is to promote awareness of employment opportunities with participating members.

Physics Today Career Network
Leading career network for physics, engineering and related physical sciences. Job seekers can post a resume, employers can post job openings.

Professional Skills Development Workshops
One day workshops for women in physics, offering professional training on effective negotiation, communication and leadership skills.

The Math/Science Network
Information on the "Expanding Your Horizons" program aimed at interesting young women in careers in math and science.

Woman Physicist's Guide to Speaking
Heidi Newberg,  Physics Today, February 2005, p. 54.

Careers in Numbers
Careers involving numbers and math encompass every aspect of our world.