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... information on careers, graduate school, and how to get from a Physics Degree to There can be found on this page ...

Listings of specific jobs that are seeking our students:
Thorlabs: Technical Marketing
Thorlabs: Technical Support

Here is a great site from SPS about various careers using physics:

Here are links to career services at the main Physics Societies and Pubs:


Here is a list of companies hiring Physics Bachelors, by state:

Here is a great publication from AAPT if you are thinking of grad school:

And be sure to check out this link at the APS:

Here is a great resource to find a graduate school:

Here are some useful sites about the Physics GRE with old tests and solutions:





Scholarships and Fellowships can be found here


If you are on campus, please check out the graduate school and career information in the Physics Lab; Dr. Sheldon has a book, some handouts, and a video on careers in his office

Please use the Career Development Center on campus:

Interested in teaching Physics? See this link

Here are a few specific graduate programs who have sent their info

But don't limit yourself to searching physics websites for a job! There are so many things you can do. Physics helps you to think... physicists can be found in financial companies, law offices, etc. How about cartooning? The author of Fox Trot is a physicist! What about a science or technical writer? You should really be a teacher. Wouldn't it be fun to work in a science museum?

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