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Career Resources

The AAS offers numerous career resources to our members, including our popular AAS Job Register. The AAS Committee on Employment serves as an advisory body to the Society to provide input and suggestions for the services offered by the AAS. The Employment Committee maintains this section of our website and welcomes your suggestions and feedback.


Career Profiles

Interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers both inside and outside of academia, with advice and lessons learned from individuals on those various paths.

Career Workshops

An archive of presentations from career- and employment-related workshops held at AAS meetings.

Academic Career Advice

Links to articles and other resources relevant to careers in academia.

Nonacademic Career Advice

Links to articles and other resources relevant to careers in industry and other nonacademic settings.

Job-Hunting Help

Pointers to various websites listing opportunities of potential interest to job seekers in the astronomical sciences.

Communicating Research

Articles and other resources on communicating with scientific and nonscientific audiences.

Career Networking

Links to mentoring networks and other places where you can find advice on how to achieve your career goals.

Employment Statistics

Articles and links to sources of data on education and employment in physics, astronomy, and allied fields.