The undergraduate program in physics gives you an opportunity to
explore how modern science is unraveling some of the mysteries
that have held mankind in awe since the earliest of times. It is
designed to acquaint you with the fundamental aspects of our
description of nature and to develop analytic and laboratory
skills. A well planned degree with a major in physics gives you
a solid background in the art of modern day science and prepares
you for a wide array of opportunities. This SPS site provides excellent
profiles of people who use physics in their career.
Success Stories highlight the important links between federal
funding for basic and applied research and development and their
economic benefits to society. Examples demonstrating the
benefits of physics research written for the general population
by the American Institute
American Institute of Physics Career Services
Career planning, information, workshops, job listings, post
your resume, etc.
Recent Bachelors Degree Recipients Report
summary of the characteristics and career goals of physics
and astronomy bachelor's degree recipients.
employment trends of physics and astronomy graduates
(about 6 months after degree) at the bachelor's, master's and
doctorate levels, including the type of
position and unemployment rates.
Salary Report and other statistics
of physicists and related scientists with detailed data by
geographic location, years of experience, degree level,
gender, and employment sector (university, college, industry,
Career in Teaching - American Associaton of teachers
This site has
information for students interested in teaching career.
Career in US Federal Government
This site has
information for students interested in career in the US government.