Latest Employment Data on New Physics & Astronomy PhDs
The annual AIP Follow-up Survey of physics and astronomy PhD recipients, classes of 2015 and 2016, contains information on initial employment and employment status one year after degree.
Astronomy Degree Recipients: One Year After Degree
A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy degree recipients from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.
Latest Update from AIP on Astronomy Degree Recipients
A new report from the American Institute of Physics details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy bachelors, masters, and PhDs from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.
Applications Invited for AAS Media Fellowship
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.
Minority-Serving Institutions and the STEM Workforce
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.
Nearly Here: AAS Job Register 3.0
The new and improved AAS Job Register will debut this week and will include many enhancements for both job seekers and recruiters.
Coming Soon: AAS Job Register 3.0
The AAS will debut an improved Job Register this summer including many enhancements to the site's look and functionality.
US Dept. of Labor Asks, "What Do Astronomers Do?"
1 May 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.
Science Doctorates Find Success in Wide Range of Job Sectors
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.
Get Ready for the AAS Winter Meeting: Strategies for Success
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.