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It is never too early to start planning your future in physics. Whether you are just starting your degree or are in the last stages, take a look at these resources to help you gain a better understanding of what to do once you have your diploma.
**Career Services Drop-in Advising will take place in PSF 470 on 1/15/19, 2/19/19, 3/19/19, and 4/9/19 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. If you have questions regarding resumes, CVs, graduate school, post-graduation employment, etc...please swing by!**
Research Areas - Look over the different areas within physics. Once you know what area interests you most, you will have a sense of what career will fit you best.
Physicist Profiles - Review profiles of individuals and their career path. This will help you to determine what careers would suit your interests and also what it takes to get there.
Consider Graduate School - Depending on your area of interest, you may need a graduate degree. Use GradSchoolShopper to look up the different graduate schools that thrive in your field.
Network - Whether you want to go into the private sector or pursue a PhD, you'll need recommendations. Make yourself known to your professors by attending office hours, setting up one-on-one meetings, and attending department events.
Below is a list of common job titles held by physics graduates. Use this list to help steer your job search.
Technical Services Engineer
Technical Support Staff
High School Physics Teacher
High School Science Teacher
Middle School Science Teacher
Physical Sciences Technician
ASU's Career Services staff can help you with the following:
Students can utilize Handshake to schedule an appointment with a career services advisor, look for employment, find internships, and more!