Career Resources

The following links provide information on careers in optics and related fields.

American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center
The Statistical Research Center features data and reports on education and employment trends in physics, astronomy and allied fields.

Examples of Career Reports:

SPIE Career Center
The SPIE Career Center is the leading recruitment resource for optics and photonics professionals. Our website allows you to search for job openings, post your resume online, and access additional resources for career advancement. Whether you're looking for a new position or searching for an internship, the SPIE Career Center will help you find the perfect job.
The Optical Society hosts WORKinOPTICS, a career search engine dedicated to serving the job search needs of the optics and photonics industry. Job seekers may post their CVs in the resume bank, conduct job searches, apply for jobs online, and more!

AAAS Career Support
AAAS career development programs provide information, training and opportunities for collaboration among scientists, policy makers, professional organizations, non-profits, government, and industries regardless of geographic origin or career stage.

American Physical Society (APS) Career Resources
The APS Careers in Physics Web site is a gateway for physicists, students, and physics enthusiasts to gather information about career opportunities. The site includes, job listings, career advice, workshop/meeting notifications and resource links.

Online Colleges
A complete guide to accredited online colleges.
Hosted by Laurin Publishing, this Web site includes an employment search engine and a wide array of career development articles.

American Institute of Physics (AIP) Career Resources
AIP Career Resources is committed to supporting the physical science community at every degree and career level.

Post-Doctoral Opportunities
OSA's Resources for Finding Post-Doctoral Assignments & Internships.

Society of Physics Students (SPS)
The SPS Web site encourages visitors to read, listen and watch video clips about the unique and exciting ways people use physics in their jobs.