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 +=====Career Planning Resources for Astronomy and Physics Students=====
 +  * [[http://​www.aas.org/​career/​index.htm|American Astronomical Society]]: Career services listing. Includes the [[http://​www.aas.org/​JobRegister/​aasjobs.html|Job Register]].
 +  * [[http://​www.physicstoday.org/​jobs/​|American Institute of Physics]]: Career services site "​dedicated to assisting physics educated individuals in their search for jobs." free of charge.
 +  * [[http://​www.aps.org/​careers/​index.cfm|American Physical Society]]: Career/​employment homepage. ​
 +  * [[http://​www.acm.org/​member_services/​career/​|Association for Computing Machinery]]:​ Information on careers in computing. Offers the [[http://​www.acm.org/​membership/​career/​nng.html|No-Nonsense Guide to Careers in Computing]].
 +  * [[http://​www.careers-in-finance.com/​|Careers in Finance]]
 +  * [[http://​career.berkeley.edu|Career and Graduate School Services]]: Career planning resources for all Berkeley students. It is necessary to attend an orientation workshop and register with CGSS before participating in on-campus interviewing.
 +  * [[http://​www.unitedmedia.com/​comics/​dilbert/​archive/​|Dilbert Archive]]: A wealth of information for those considering the corporate life.
 +  * [[http://​haas.berkeley.edu/​careercenter/​|Haas School of Business]]: Career planning resources for Berkeley business students. Many services are open to Berkeley students from other departments and may be of use to the astronomy or physics student interested in a business career.
 +  * [[http://​www.nationalacademies.org/​careerguides.html|National Academy of Sciences]]: Career Planning Center. "The `one-stop shopping'​ location for job openings and the guidance and information needed to make decisions about education and career choices."​
 +  * [[http://​www.phdcomics.com|Piled Higher and Deeper]], the comic about //your// life.
 +  * [[http://​www.psrc-online.org/​|Physical Sciences Resource Center]]: searchable job listings.
 +  * [[http://​sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/​|Science Careers]]: Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this site offers a wide range of career resources for "young scientists."​
 +  * [[http://​www.wetfeet.com|Wet Feet Press]]: Publisher of career and company guides aimed at students seeking careers in business. Guides to technology companies such as Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard may also be useful to seekers of technical positions. Discounts for Berkeley students.
 +  * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Ph-D-Not-Enough-Survival-Science/​dp/​0201626632|A PhD Is Not Enough]]: A paperback guide to survival in science.