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Guide to Job Hunting

General Information

  • JobWeb: A principle source of information on career planning and employment for the college-educated work force.
  • NextWave: This site is maintained by Science Magazine. The contents include articles on new niches in science, general job hunting strategies, and discussion groups.
  • Bio On-Line: Bio Online has a great job bank, as well as career advise and many articles on every aspect of job hunting.
  • National Academy of Sciences: This site has a career planning center with on-line mentors, science jobs, planning guides, and information on employment trends.
  • Career Magazine: Contains current topics and listings about Corporate College Recruiting, Employer Profiles, Job Openings, and other links.
  • Kaplan Careers: Career center run by Kaplan. Contains general information on resumes, cover letters, and interviews.

Good Sources

Biology Careers

Chemistry or Biochemistry Careers

Physics Careers

  • AIP Career Services: This site is dedicated to assisting physics educated individuals in their search for jobs. Also provides unique ideas for using a degree in physics.
  • TIPTOP: The Internet Pilot to Physics

Environmental Science Careers

  • Environmental Protection Agency: This site provides information on jobs with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Enviro-Net: Digital resources for environmental professionals, including news updates, articles, and classifieds.
  • Eco.Org: The Environmental Careers Organization.
  • National Registry of Environmental Professionals: This site has a link to recruiters and to employment opportunities.
  • EJobs: Environmental Jobs and Careers in many non-profit and government agencies.
  • Natural Resources Job Search: This site has links to the Sustainable Business Network, "Green Job" sites, international environmental employment opportunities, recruiters, and general environmental career information.
  • Environmental Careers World: This site links to employment opportunities divided into the following categories: biology/ecology, environmental education, environmental policy/advocacy, environmental science/engineering and forestry/natural resources.
  • Environmental Job Guide: This site contains links to environmental career news and information, environmental employment services, and job listings in both the private and public sector.
  • Elsevier Environmental Directory: This site offers employment links to jobs in academia, consulting, hazardous waste, and several other environmental disciplines.
  • Environmental Internet Resources: This site offers links to several different organizations, non-profit, government, private and public sector. An excellent information tool.
  • Air and Waste Management Association: This site offers employment opportunities and resume postings. However, the service is only offered to members of the Air and Waste Management Association.