New from AIP: Physics Doctorates One Year After Degree
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.
The Effect of Realizing My Changing Goals
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.
Panel Discussion: Advice for a Diverse Range of Careers
19 Aug 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.
A New Study on Career Pathways for PhDs in Science
If you earned your PhD between 2004 and 2014 from any institution worldwide and have ever studied, worked, or trained in the United States, you are invited to participate in a new study of PhD employment.
Statistics on Physics & Astronomy PhDs One Year After Degree
26 Aug 2013
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports examining what new physics and astrophysics PhDs are doing a year after finishing their doctorates.
Empower Your Job Search with the AAS Career Center
A feature of every winter AAS meeting, including the upcoming 225th meeting in Seattle, the Career Center facilitates potential employer-employee connections and can help you land your next position.
NSB Releases New Resource on STEM Education & Workforce
The National Science Board has produced an interactive, online resource featuring new and updated data and graphics on education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
2013 AAS Biennial Demographics Survey Released
This new survey establishes a baseline for tracking changes in the composition, backgrounds, and job histories of AAS members, in what types of work they do, and in the perceived hurdles to working in astronomy and...
CSWA Seeks Input on Two-Body Career Problem
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is conducting a survey about two-body careers in astronomy. You're invited to take the survey whether or not you are partnered.
Career Profile: Astronomer to Physics Department Head
11 Oct 2013
In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Edmund Bertschinger describes how he became head of the...