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Lisa Johnston
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Planning a scientific career in industry : strategies for graduates and academics

Book
Author: Mohanty, Sanat S.
Year: 2010
Call Number: UM TC Wilson Library (Q147 .M56 2010 )

Landing your first job : a guide for physics students

Book
Author: Rigden, John S.
Year: 2002
Call Number: Walter Sci/Eng Library Books (Level F) (Quarto QC29 .R45 2002)

Subjects: Physics -- Vocational guidance ; Vocational guidance
Contributor: American Institute of Physics. Career Services Division.

The Chicago guide to your career in science : a toolkit for students and postdocs

Book
Author: Bloomfield, V.A.,El-Fakahany, E.E.
Year: 2008
Call Number: Walter Sci/Eng Library Books (Level F) (Q147 .B56 2008)

Includes chapters on the dissertation project, effective teaching, writing the dissertation, journal articles and grant proposals, scientific meeting participation, and job searching.

The Physics Job Market: From Bear to Bull in a Decade

Online Article
Author: Kirby, K; Czujko, R; Mulvey P
Journal: Physics Today
Year: 2001

Writing about the physics job market can be dangerous because, like the weather in New
England, "if you don't like it, just wait a while." Over the past eight years, the physics job market has steadily improved, with much of the growth due to the strong economy and the ...