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The AAS Media Fellowship is a quarter-time, one-year position that provides training and experience for a grad student in the astronomical sciences interested in science communication. Application deadline: 2 July.

04 Jun 2019

The National Academies report that minority-serving colleges and universities could serve as a greater resource for meeting US STEM workforce needs, but only with increased attention and investments.

16 Dec 2018

The new and improved AAS Job Register will debut this week and will include many enhancements for both job seekers and recruiters.

27 Jun 2017

The AAS will debut an improved Job Register this summer including many enhancements to the site's look and functionality.

14 Jun 2017

The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is updating its profile of careers in the astronomical sciences. If O*NET contacts you, please respond to their questionnaires.

01 May 2017

A new policy brief from the National Science Board shows that a PhD in a science, engineering, or health field can lead to employment in virtually any job sector, not just academia.

25 Apr 2017

There are a plethora of career and professional development sessions at the upcoming AAS winter meeting in Grapevine, Texas. Alaina Levine provides tips on how to make the most of your meeting experience.

09 Dec 2016

A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center examines what new physics PhDs from the classes of 2013 and 2014 are doing the year after receiving their degrees.

04 Feb 2016

The AAS's new John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Heather Bloemhard, introduces herself and describes her path from graduate school to a PhD in physics and, ultimately, a career in science policy.

09 Sep 2015

A recording of a Google Hangout panel discussion on the wide range of careers available to astronomers is now available on YouTube. Watch the video to see all that you can do with a PhD in astronomy.

19 Aug 2015