Organizations and Sites with Career Resources for Scientists and for Those Interested in a Career in STEM

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  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science, “Triple A-S” (AAAS), is the world’s largest general scientific society and the publisher of SCIENCE. AAAS career support includes fellowships, internships, information on grants, jobs listings, a resume posting service, and more. ScienceCareers from the journal Science has many resources relating to the science job market. Also check out Science Career Booklets.
  • The American Chemical Society — ACS is the world’s largest scientific organization that has been promoting the chemical profession for over 125 years. ACS Careers is the ACS’s comprehensive career Web site offering chemistry jobs and career development resources: data on degrees and employment in the chemical labor force; resources for more effective resume writing, interviewing, networking, and negotiating; chemical
  • Bio Career Center — Articles on various career paths, a job board, and many other resources for job seekers.
  • Bio-Link is the Next Generation National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center of Excellence for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Bio-Link originated in late 1998 with a grant from the National Science Foundation as a National ATE Center for Biotechnology. The ATE program was created to improve and expand educational programs that prepare skilled technicians to work in the high-tech fields that drive the U.S. economy.
  • eGFI from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), committed to promoting and enhancing efforts to improve K-12 STEM and engineering education.
  • Engineer Girl – Learn about engineering careers, read profiles of women engineers, find out what classes to take in high school to prepare you for engineering careers.
  • Explore careers in Engineering, Science and Math with links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required.
  • L’Oréal Corporate Foundation – The For Women in Science Program— In partnership with UNESCO, the For Women in Science Program provides support for women researcher on all continents and at different stages of their careers. The program also supports young researchers. Each year, 15 doctoral or post-doctoral researchers in the life sciences are awarded International Fellowships which enable them to widen their scope of expertise at recognized research institutions outside their home countries.
  • National Science Foundation Visit their career page.
  • The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) develops and supports opportunities to recruit, retain, and advance women in biomedical careers, and programs that support both women and men in women’s health and sex differences research careers.
  • PhD Career Guide endeavors to bring to light the many career options available to PhDs, and more importantly, the information necessary to decide which career path would be most rewarding given their particular set of professional interests and career goals.
  • PhDs.org — Basic reading for a successful career in science. The site covers funding, networking, ethics, publishing, teaching, and more.
  • The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an ever-expanding resource for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare.
  • TechGirlz is dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology occupations. They develop fun and educational hands-on workshops and host an annual Entrepreneur Summer Camp in an effort to get middle-school age girls interested in different kinds of technology and demonstrate the varied options of careers available. They enable the girl to interact with professionals who have carved out successful careers in technology fields, and empower them to be future technology leaders.
  • Try Engineering helps you explore engineering careers and majors.
  • Versatile PhD is the oldest, largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM.