Non Academic Job Search Links

Helpful Websites

CAREER EXPLORATION

UC Berkeley provides a good starting place for PhD’s who are exploring non-academic careers.
career.berkeley.edu/phds/phds.stm

UC San Diego also supplies some helpful links:
icc.ucdavis.edu/areas/phd/professionaldev.html

UC Riverside has a useful list and links to resources:
careers.ucr.edu/jobs/graduatestudents/Pages/GraduateStudents.aspx

University of Maryland supplies some additional links:
www.careers.umd.edu/CareerLinks/mastphds.cfm

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne:
www.grad.illinois.edu/careerservices/nonacademic

Useful website for strategies, and links for finding non-academic job announcements:
www.beyondacademe.com

 

For scientists, Science Magazine’s Next Wave is an excellent resource for information about non-academic careers in science and engineering. When you get to the site, click “Jobsnet” and “Science Careers” (both towards the bottom of the page on the left margin).
sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/

CV TO RESUME:

chronicle.com/article/From-CV-to-R-sum-/45668/

COVER LETTER SAMPLES:

http://www.grad.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/pdfs/nonacademiccoverletters.pdf

NETWORKING:

linkedin.com

JOB SEARCH:

General:

chronicle.com(click “Jobs”, and then “Browse Jobs by” : “Position Type”)
www.directemployers.org/
www.princetonreview.com/careers.aspx
jobstar.org/hidden/index.cfm
losangeles.craigslist.org
job-less.info/

Writing and publishing:

www.writerswrite.com/
writingworld.com
writersweekly.com
www.writersmarket.com/index_ns.asp
publishersmarketplace.com
publishersmarketplace.com/lunch/subscribe.html
www.aaupnet.org/
www.theefa.org/
masterfreelancer.com
guru.com
nwu.org/
personalhistorians.org

Government:

http://nih.gov
jmu.edu/polisci/careers.shtml
http://corporate.cqrollcall.com/
www.jobsfed.com/rp/cgi/homepage.cgi
http://thehill.com/
www.state.gov
http://www.egov.com/careers
www.rollcall.com
http://www.careers.state.gov/
www.pse-net.com
www.usajobs.gov/
www.washingtonnetworkgroup.com
http://smc.afacquisitioncareers.com/

Non-Profit:

www.guidestar.org
www.workforgood.org/
www.idealist.org
www.gmnetwork.org
www.canonprofits.org
www.fdncenter.org
http://philanthropy.com
www.sustainablebusiness.com
www.nonprofitstaffing.com
www.independentsector.org
www.ecojobs.com

Science and Engineering Resources:

www.aip.org/careersvc
http://fellowships.aaas.org/
https://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices//careerfields/#engineering
http://guava.physics.uiuc.edu/~nigel/finance.html
http://www.phds.org/index.php?section=5
http://jobs.phds.org/engineering?keywords=science
http://physicsweb.org/jobs
http://Engineering from IEEE Spectrum 
www.asme.org/jobs
www.tech-interns.com
http://ecs.engr.wisc.edu/student/letters.cfm
ecs.engr.wisc.edu/public/student/letters.php
http://ecs.engr.wisc.edu/student/letters.cfm
www.acs.org/content/acs/en/careers.html

Bio Resources:

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/
www.bio.net/hypermail/EMPLOYMENT
www.cellbio.com/perspective2.html
http://recruit.sciencemag.org/feature/advice/foc_50903.shl
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/career-advice
www.ibn.a-star.edu.sg
http://science.education.nih.gov/index.html
www.genesciences.com/jobsindex.htm
www.nih.gov