The following career building advice is aimed at undergraduates, potential undergraduates, and recent college graduates.
Five career tips to start the year off right
'Tis the Season for Career Success
Lessons from the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
Who Am I?
Tips for Networking
Getting your career started, managing change, and having a life.
A Day in the Life...
Where physicists work, what phycisists do, and skills of the trade.
Preparing to Teach
Video of four young teachers who will inspire students to consider a career in teaching physics.
Monetizing Your Success
One of the most important professional lessons I have learned was not about science, management, or leadership. It was about how success in my job was tied to money.
Trusting your gut is the greatest gift you can give yourself
The best career decisions are made when intuition overrules your brain.
How to use Twitter to enhance your conference experience
Effective use of the popular social media service can help you network and advance your career.
No cats allowed: How to use social media to advance your career
Employers are increasingly turning to Linkedin and other social media to identify and assess new hires.
LinkedIn Profile Template
What you need to know about LinkedIn
Informational interviews I: Why should I bother?
One kind of job interview is not about landing you a position; it's about advancing your career and finding new collaborators.
Informational interviews II: What do you talk about?
Recognizing mutual benefits and opportunities will help you get the most out of this more subtle type of job interview.
Why you should write thank-you notes
Expressing gratitude by mail is not a quaint courtesy but an effective way to advance your career.
Career success from volunteer success
Helping to run a campus club or other volunteer society provides career-building experience.
Mistakes: Don't make a career out of them
Some mistakes in applying for jobs are avoidable. Others provide opportunities to demonstrate your employability.
How to obtain and write references
What to do when Voldemort writes you a letter of recommendation (and other scenarios).
WEBINAR: Network Yourself to a Great Career
Presented by the AIP Career Network and co-sponsored by SPS
WEBINAR: The Interview: What you need to do before, during, and after to get the job
WEBINAR: I’m About to Graduate – What on Earth Do I Do Now?
WEBINAR: Identifying and Seizing Value from Conference Participation
WEBINAR: Transitioning Your Career Beyond Academia
Career advice and professional development articles from The SPS Observer magazine.
A Physicsist Rewrites Her Story and Finds a Career in Policy
My First Research Experience
The most transformative element of my undergraduate education
Thinking Outside the "Box"
A Journey from Thug to Theoretical Physicist