Non Academic Job Search Links

Career Exploration

UC Berkeley provides a good starting place for PhD’s who are exploring non-academic careers.

UC San Diego also supplies some helpful links:

UC Riverside has a useful list and links to resources:

University of Maryland supplies some additional links:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne:

Useful website for strategies, and links for finding non-academic job announcements:

For scientists, Science Magazine’s Next Wave is an excellent resource for information about non-academic careers in science and engineering. When you get to the site, click “Jobsnet” and “Science Careers” (both towards the bottom of the page on the left margin).

CV To Resume:

Cover Letter Samples:


Job Search:

General: “Jobs”, and then “Browse Jobs by” : “Position Type”)

Writing and publishing:



Science and Engineering Resources:
http://Engineering from IEEE Spectrum

Bio Resources: