Office of Career Services

Science Resources

Biology

Agricultural and Food Scientists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

American Institute of Biological Sciences - Professional association providing information about careers in biology and the AIBS classifieds job postings.

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Professional association providing career insights and nontraditional science careers

Audiologists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Biological Scientists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

BioSpace.com - Comprehensive biotechnology/pharmaceutical employment site with thousands of job listings in all disciplines, including research, development, regulatory affairs, clinical research, quality assurance/quality control, validation, and manufacturing/production. The site also contains a fully-searchable resume database where candidates can place their resumes for review by industry professionals, a BioJob Search Agent and career resources and links, company information and industry news.

Biotech Career Center  - Job postings and company research for the biotechnology field.

Career Descriptions - Furman University’s alphabetical list of potential careers for biology majors, with links to over 200 Web sites.

Careers in Biology - Emporia State University’s list of links related to biology careers

Careers in Biotechnology - The Biotechnology Institute’s career resources pages, including career profiles, employment opportunities, and an overview of how to pursue a career in biotechnology.

Chiropractors - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Dentists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Dieticians and Nutritionists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology - Professional association job postings site

Medical Scientist - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Occupational Therapists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Optometrists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Physical Therapists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Physician Assistants - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Physicians and Surgeons - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Podiatrists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Registered Nurse - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Respiratory Therapists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology - Professional association’s FAQs about careers in biology and job interview advice.

Southwestern University Biology Web site

Undergraduate Research Experiences - From the National Science Foundation site

Veterinarians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Chemistry

American Association for Chemical Competency - Professional association’s career advice for young professionals.

American Chemical Society - Professional association’s career information

C&EN Jobs - American Chemical Society’s job board

Chemists and Materials Scientists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Materials Research Society - Professional association’s Career Connections page

Pharmaceutical Sales Careers - Overview from Quintessential Careers

Pharmacists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Southwestern University Chemistry Web site

Undergraduate Research Experiences - From the National Science Foundation site

Environmental Science

Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers - Princeton University’s online primer about exploring your career interests, environmental jobs, potential employers and relevant graduate programs.

Careers in Ecology - Ecological Society of America’s guide to becoming an ecologist for undergrad students.

Cleantech.com

CleanTechies.com

Conservation Scientists and Foresters - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

EHSCareers.com

Environmental Career.com - Job seeker resources for those interested in environmental careers.

Environmental Careers Organization - Professional association

Environmental Career Opportunities - Search jobs in every sector of the environmental industry.  For password and login, contact Career Services at x1346.

Environmental Science Careers.org - Research careers, schools and scholarships.

Environmental Scientists and Specialists  - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

EnvironmentalLeader.com

E-Jobs - Links to environmental opportunities in the USA and Canada.  Employment includes careers such as nature and wetlands scientists, GIS, technicians, chemists, earth sciences/geologists/ geotechnical, policy and law, wildlife conservation, land use planning, education, etc.

Food Law and Policy - Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic resource of numerous organizations of legal and advocacy roles.

GreenBiz.com

GreenCareerCentral.com

Green Corps - A one-year program that intersperses intensive classroom instruction with multiple campaign efforts. Trainees gain hands-on experience running field campaigns to win environmental protections and public health initiatives.

GreenJobs.com

Grist.org

Hydrologists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Idealist.org - Search a variety of non-profit jobs, including environmental ones

League of Conservation Voters Education Fund - Find environmental and social-justice jobs and internships suitable for students and recent grads.

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - Professional association’s Career Center page

Student Conservation Association - SCA is a nationwide conservation force of college and high school volunteers who protect and restore America’s parks, forests, and other public lands. For nearly 50 years, SCA’s active, hands-on approach to conservation has helped to develop a new generation of conservation leaders, inspire lifelong stewardship, and save our planet.  Internship opportunities available.

SU Environmental Studies Program Internet Links - Resources for governmental, activist and professional organizations, study and work abroad, mega-sites and more.

Treehugger.com

Undergraduate Research Experiences - From the National Science Foundation, for students studying earth sciences

Additional online resources include networking groups on LinkedIn.com which you can join, including:

  • Green Jobs and Careers Network
  • Think Green
  • Smart Grids: Energy and Water
  • Clean Economy Network
  • Clean Techies Around the World
  • Carbon Market Business Network
  • GreenTek
  • Global Green Power plc
  • Renewable Energy Jobs
  • Corporate Environmental Sustainability

Physics

Atmospheric Scientists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Bright Recruits - Website with searchable database of jobs in physics.

Careers in Physics - Career resources, including job postings, from the American Physical Society.

Institute of Physics - Professional association

International Association of Mathematical Physics - Professional association

Physics.org - Career information, including an overview of jobs for physics majors and career profiles.

Physics Today - Searchable database of physics job postings plus career resources for physics job seekers.

Physicists and Astronomers - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Southwestern University Physics Web site

Undergraduate Research Experiences - From the National Science Foundation

Engineering

Discover Engineering - Web site for those interested in a career in engineering. Offers career profiles in a variety of engineering fields.

Drafters - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Engineering.com - Job postings, as well as other useful information for engineers.

Engineering Technicians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Engineers - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profiles for civil, electrical, mechanical, environmental, industrial, nuclear, petroleum, aerospace and more engineering fields

Hirenet - Hundreds of engineering positions.  If you are an SU student or alumnus/a call Career Services at (512) 863-1346 for the password to access this site.

Undergraduate Research Experiences - From the National Science Foundation for students studying engineering

Urban and Regional Planners - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

General Science Links

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Professional association with career resources for a variety of scientific careers. Includes links for career development resources, internships, fellowships, and job search assistance.

Geoscientists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

GrantsNet - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute created this free site to learn about the latest funding opportunities (grants and fellowships) for young biomedical researchers.

National Science Foundation - Opportunities for science and social science graduates in a variety of fields.

New Scientist Jobs.com - Search a database of jobs in a variety of scientific fields.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile

Science’s Next Wave - Science magazine’s online career resources for scientists.

Southwest Research Institute - Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, SWRI is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 11 technical divisions. Link features job postings.

Speech-Language Pathologists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile