Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • Career Cornerstone Center: Comprehensive lists of employers by scientific discipline, which can be a good starting point in a job search. In addition, there are career profiles of scientists currently in the field.
  • NewScientist Jobs: Provides job listings in a variety of science disciplines and technology.
  • PhysicsToday Jobs: Provides job listings and resources.
  • Physics news and resources are offered. The website is run by the Institute of Physics.
  • A leading source of postdoctoral opportunities, career tips, salary survey and more.
  • Science Magazine: Features jobs, employer profiles and links, and other resources such as the salary calculator.
  • The website for bio-scientists and laboratory personnel provides a wealth of information for laboratory professionals from all disciplines.
  • The National Academies: Consists of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.  A comprehensive site for research in all of the sciences, with internship and career information.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.