Careers in Physics

Careers for Physicists Grad Schools:

The AIP (American Institute of Physics) Physics Resources Center has launched a new website called This site features a directory of graduate programs in physics and related fields plus useful resources for students and faculty. Visit:

Insights in Physics: Slide Show

Physics Today

Careers in Canada:

Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Career Owl
CAP (Canadian Association of Physics) website
Insights Physics Slide Show
Science Magazine website
Natural Resources Canada: Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Natural Resources Canada: Geological Survey of Canada
Canadian Space Agency
National Research Council of Canada

Careers in the U.S.:

(from "Physics Today", April 2001 issue)
American Meteorological Society
Acoustical Society of America
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
American Association of Physics Teachers
American Astronomical Society
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Physics
American Physical Society
American Vacuum Society
Biophysical Society
Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council
National Science Foundation
Optical Society of America
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Society for Archaeological Sciences


Institute of Particle Physics
Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute
Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists

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Women in Physics ( examples of women who have contributed to science and mathematics)

Who's Hiring Physics Bachelors?

A state-by-state listing of some of the employers who have recently hired new physics bachelors. The lists may be useful to job seekers in identifying the variety of companies that hire physics bachelors and to physics departments wishing to strengthen contacts with their local employers.

You can find the listing at: