The Yale OCS offers career advising, professional school advising, employment and internship opportunties, and career development resources. There is an entire office within OCS that focuses on helping GSAS students and postdocs with the non-academic career search. Check out one of their many amazing tools, the Career Strategy Workbook. Send your latest resume (and job description) to firstname.lastname@example.org for fast advice!
Their website tells it best: ” CNSPY was established to provide graduate students and post-docs with a platform to explore diverse career options and to build an extensive professional network of peers, career mentors, and faculty advisors. Our events allow our members to meet and learn from career mentors while building a community of peers. We aim to establish new avenues for collaboration, business ventures, and job opportunities while supporting an entrepreneurial environment among science trainees at Yale.” Besides mixers and networking events, CNSPY has a newletteer, blog, and podcast series!
APS provides many career resources for physicists at all stages. Find physics job listings, career advice, upcoming workshop and meetings, and other resources here!
Here you will find
- career development tools
- webinars, which covering interviewing, presentations, networking, etc
- career advice about job search strategies, career planning, and preparing for interviews and negotiations
- document templates including resumes, CVs, and LinkedIn profiles
Science Magazine (a part of AAAS) features a Careers section and hosts many interesting articles revolving around work and life in science. An insightful read is In job interviews, credibilty comes from more than what you know.
“Naturejobs is the world’s leading dedicated science jobs board. The Naturejobs blog aims to be the leading online resource for scientists in academia and industry who seek guidance in developing their careers. The blog delivers a mix of expert advice and personal stories to help readers review, set and achieve their career goals. We like to interact with our readers – we want to know what you want to know.”
CDIPS is a student-run group similar to the YPPDO at UC Berkeley. In fact, this organization has inspired much of the YPPDO philosophy! Visit their resource page for further advice.