Tools for Career Advisors

Career Guidance for Physics Teachers and Faculty

Physics InSight

Download Free Slide Shows!

InSight logoPhysics InSight slide shows inform and excite students about careers and opportunities in physics. The slide shows are easy to download and install on PC and Mac based viewing systems.
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Helping Students Become Physicists

Physics Educator Guidance serves as a resource to physics teachers and faculty, as well as students interested in careers in physics and physical science education.  The guidance papers and resource links benefit anyone interested in the education of future scientists. 

Send Your Suggestions
If you know of a helpful resource that is not listed on this page, please email Careers in Physics the link and a brief description of the information.

K-12 Faculty

Information for Students and Guidance Counselors7 Myths About High School Physics

Often high school students and guidance counselors are unsure about the decision to take Physics in high school. We have generated a number of tools and resources to help make the case for physics among high school students and those who advise them.

Seven Myths about High School Physics Brochure
Use this brochure to spark conversation with counselors and students about
the benefits of a physics training.

College & University Faculty

Best Practices for Educating Students about Non-Academic Jobs
A document to help departments reexamine their programs in light of the wide range of possible careers for physics graduates.

Department Chairs Conference Archive
American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers organize conferences for physics department chairs. Presentations are archived.

Help with Physics Jobs
The Committee on Careers and Professional Development has prepared a set of slides for a talk, entitled “Help with Physics Jobs.” The slide show is helpful to anyone involved in physics who is looking for a job, helping others to look for physics jobs, or planning his or her career.  Jobs considered include industrial and academic positions.