Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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Education

Medical Physics

General

Research

Government (Federal, State & Local)

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

 

EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

* Elseviser

http://recruitment.elsevier.com/jobseeker/

Mostly Academic job announcements in Life, Physical, Health and Social Sciences.

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education related opportunities.

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GENERAL

* American Astronomical Society
http://www.aas.org/
A comprehensive web site dedicated to issues related to careers, news, educational, and job opportunities in the field of astronomy.

* American Institute of Physics
http://www.aip.org/
A comprehensive web site dedicated to issues related to careers, news, educational, and job opportunities in the field of physics.

* American Physical Society
http://www.aps.org/
This site contains career and employment information related to the field of physics.  In addition, physics internet resources and fellowship/scholarship information is listed.

* Astronomical Society of the Pacific
http://www.astrosociety.org/index.html
This website has useful educational information on the science of astronomy. Student memberships start at $35 and include a one year subscription to Mercury Magazine and special rates on conferences. You can access career opportunities from the "About Us" tab on the top.

Board on Physics and Astronomy

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bpa/

This website address issues related to the fields of physics and astronomy. It is packed with great information.

Curious About Astronomy
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/aboutus.php
This website answers questions such as... What is the future job outlook for careers in astronomy?
How much mathematics do astronomers need to know? Do you have any optimistic words for a 17 year old student interested in planetary astronomy? Any good advice for young astronomers to be?

Career Cornerstone Center

http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm

Whether you are just beginning your degree or starting to look for employment opportunities the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource center for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine. Explore degree fields along with comprehensive education, salary, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of people who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Many resources are in PDF, PowerPoint, or Podcast formats.

* Health Physics Employment Opportunities
http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/jobs.htm
This site lists over 500 companies and links to organizations and job listings in the field of Physics, Engineering, and other sciences.

* Institute of Physics
http://www.iop.org/
The Institute of Physics is a leading international professional body which promotes the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of and education in the science of physics, pure and applied.

* Physics Today
http://careers.physicstoday.org/search.cfm
The Physics Today Career Network is a niche job board for physics, engineering, and other physical sciences.

* Physics World
http://physicsworld.com/cws/home
This site has a variety of resources related to physics.  For job listings, click on "Physics Jobs" at the top.  Users can also upload their resume for employers to view.  This site also give you the option to receive "job alerts" when new jobs that meet your criteria are added.

* Society of Physics Students
http://www.aip.org/education/sps/
SPS is professional association explicitly designed for students and it exists to help students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community but don't let that stop you, there is a "careers" tab that links you to summer research jobs and full time positions.

 

 

* SPIRES

http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/jobs/

Job postings in the fields of astronomy and physics, as well as related fields.


The Scientist.com

http://www.the-scientist.com/

This website provides compelling print and online coverage of the latest developments in the live sciences including research in technology and business. The target audience is active researchers that are interested in maintaining a broad view of the life sciences by reading articles that are current. You will have to register to access some of the articles, and registration is free. You can also subscribe to The Scientist Magazine for a fee.

 

* The Scientist Careers

http://careers.the-scientist.com/

The Scientist Careers is the new life science careers web site from the publishers of The Scientist. As a platform for helping individuals find roles to fit their skills, experience, and career goals, The Scientist Careers features content tailored to help candidates of all levels in developing their careers.

 

* TIPTOP jobs

http://tiptop.iop.org/

This is an up-to-date listing of job openings in the field of physics.

 

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GOVERNMENT (Federal, State & Local)

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Political Science)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/poli.html#GOVT
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to federal, state & local government opportunities.  Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

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MEDICAL PHYSICS

International Organization for Medical Physics
http://www.iomp.org/
The International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) represents over 16,500 medical physicists worldwide and 76 adhering national member organizations.  The mission of IOMP is to advance medical physics practice worldwide by disseminating scientific and technical information, fostering the educational and professional development of medical physicists, and promoting the highest quality medical services for patients.

* Medical Physics Web
http://medicalphysicsweb.org/cws/home
This site has a lot of information about developments in the field of medical physics.  It also has links to events and societies.  There is a job bank also.

Medical Physics Online
http://scitation.aip.org/medphys/
This is an online journal for professionals and people interested in the field of medical physics.

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RESEARCH

 

* Research Gate

http://www.researchgate.net/jobs/research/

ResearchGate is the world's largest professional network for researchers and scientists, now with over one million members. Search through thousands of research jobs.

 

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (General/Research)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

* University of South Carolina - Department of Physics and Astronomy
http://www.physics.sc.edu/
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of South Carolina.  Click on "Undergraduate Student Information" and follow the link for "Career Opportunities" to find links about job listings physics.  The page also has information on advisement courses, faculty, and the Astronomy Center.

* JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career/
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

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Last updated 8/2011 -by A. Bervine