To meet your goals, begin early in your undergraduate career to make connections with people and organizations that can help.
Explore career options by making an appointment with a career coach at the Walter Center for Career Achievement. You’ll find job search resources, career courses, job fairs, information about internships and full-time jobs, and help with social media networking through professional organizations. When it comes time to get more specific, you’ll receive advice about how to write your resumé, ask for letters of recommendation, and prepare for job interviews.
You can also enroll in Career Communities to learn more about industries relevant to your interests. These offer unique information about each field, including alumni spotlights, opportunities and resources, and in-person events.
Physics students are advised to consider taking ASCS-Q294 College to Career I: Explore Your Options. This course will help you explore your interests, values, skills, and personality to see how they relate to different careers and occupational environments.
Dig deeper through the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It offers career information about hundreds of occupations.
Talk with faculty, the academic advisor, career coach and other students to gain insights into the unique and fascinating career paths taken by graduates of the Department of Physics.