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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.

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

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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.


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

APS Webinars
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Upcoming Topics

  • Success in Industry Careers Panel
    Discussion: The Many Faces of Industry
    Careers (Oct. 13)
  • Effective Communication - Upward,
    Downwards, and Sideways (Oct. 27)
  • Medical Physics Careers (Oct. 29)

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DPP Job Fair
APS Division of Plasma Physics
November 10-12, 2020 | Virtual