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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.

Local Links
Join your local physics community and start building your professional network!

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


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.

InSight: Physics Slideshows
Download InSight twice a semester to showcase physicist profiles, skills used in various jobs, and resources and opportunities for undergraduate students.

Physics Jobs

Qualified candidates and excellent jobs - APS's award-winning Career Center job board posts the best in physics and related fields.

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Meetings & Events

Summer Webinar Series
May - August 2020
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Panel on Adjusting Lab Practices During a Pandemic
Upcoming: May 28, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET

Events at DAMOP Meeting
DAMOP Info and Registration

Industry Careers in AMO Physics: An Interactive Panel Discussion (PTH10)
Wednesday, June 3, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Career Workshop: Marketing Your Skills to Future Employers (PTR02)
Thursday, June 4, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Career Sessions at the APS April Meeting

Lunch with the Grads: A Panel Discussion About Physics Graduate School

Meet Your Future: Career Panel for Physicists