Careers In Physics


APS Physics Job Center offers professional services to help you build and manage your career for maximum potential for success. Check out these resources!

Job Prospects in Physics
Explore our new Job Prospects profiles to discover more about the most common career paths for physicists. Each profile includes job outlook information, starting salaries, recommended additional training, and descriptions of day-to-day activities for the featured career path.

Writing an Effective Resume: An Online Tutorial
Many students are baffled when faced with writing a CV or a resume for a job application. Learn more about the differences between them--and find detailed advice on how to construct a successful one--on our resume tutorial page.

APS Careers Website
Visit the APS Careers Website, your one-stop-shop for careers and professional development resources for physicists. Here you can find APS Careers Webinar archives, statistical information about physics employment and salaries, and our professional development guide--all from one centralized hub.

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APS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing professionals. Other partners include the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS Science and Technology, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.