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NEWLY ADDED CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
AVS ONLINE WITH e-TALKS, SHORT COURSES, AND WEBINARS
COVID-19 has impacted many of us, causing companies and yourself to find new ways to keep working safely and productively from home. AVS wants to help! AVS is bringing e-Talks, short courses, and webinars to your homes. Check out what’s happening this month and beyond!

Free Webinar: Career Planning in a Crisis To help mitigate how a crisis affects your professional goals, it’s a good idea to build and execute a strong, customized crisis management plan for your career. In this webinar, we will address how to develop this “insurance” plan, using fundamentals from the field of crisis management itself. You will emerge with tools, tactics, and the ability to construct, test, finetune, and implement your own career crisis management plan. This webinar will take place on September 15 at 1 PM ET. Register now!



2019 Annual Career Issue
Physics Today’s first annual careers issue focuses on three aspects of becoming and being a physicist: the paths that physical scientists pursue 10 years after obtaining their PhD, the case for including innovation and entrepreneurship in the undergraduate physics curriculum, and the efforts of a consortium of California colleges and universities to boost the number of women and underrepresented minorities in graduate school.

Coming in October: 2nd Edition of Physics Today’s Annual Career Issue.

RECORDED CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS
Virtual Networking Webinar
Watch the recorded presentation of Alaina G. Levine, noted STEM consultant, guiding you through networking virtually amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Going Virtual: The Interview and Job Talk
Watch the recorded presentation of Alaina G. Levine, noted STEM consultant, discussing leveraging virtual platforms to execute an interviewing plan that will help you land that dream job.


Career Advice
Read careers-related articles from an expert career consultant specifically geared towards scientists. Topics include networking, interviewing, how to write resumes and references, and career planning.



Salary Calculator for Physics Faculty
The Statistical Research Center of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) created this tool by surveying almost 1,700 faculty members in degree-granting physics departments and those teaching physics in two-year colleges in the United States. Enter specific institutional, position, and individual characteristics to see a salary range personalized to your criteria.



Careers Toolbox for Undergraduate Physics Students
This set of tools guides physics students through an exploration of career options and helps prepare them for success in the job search. Many of the tools can also be used to find internships, research positions, or even gain entrance into graduate programs. Created by the American Institute of Physics and the Society of Physics Students.


Career Information for Current Students
Still in school and wondering what your options are? Don't be overwhelmed! Learn from recent graduates about the assorted tracks they have taken to gain professional experience in the science and engineering fields.

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AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists and engineers. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Physical Society (APS Physics), and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.

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