• August 29, 2014

Where to Find Information on Nonacademic Careers

Making the decision to pursue a nonacademic career is a big step for many Ph.D.'s. But once you've taken it, the challenge becomes figuring out exactly what you want to do. You may be puzzled about how to proceed. That's why we've compiled a long, if not exhaustive, list of Web resources where you might find useful information and job listings on a variety of alternative careers. And if you know of a Web site not on our list that might help other Ph.D.'s, don't hesitate to alert us. Access to the Web sites listed is free unless otherwise noted.

 

Chemistry

Chemistry & Industry Jobs Job listings in chemical and allied industries from Chemistry & Industry, a bimonthly magazine published by the Society of Chemical Industry. Users may also post their CV's on the site.

Chemjobs.Net This site for chemists, biochemists, chemical engineers, and pharmaceutical scientists features academic, postdoctoral, and industrial job listings from around the world.(NEW LISTING)

ChemSoc: The Chemistry Societies Network ChemSoc is an international network of over 30 chemistry societies. The site has job listings in industry and academe, plus useful career advice and links to additional resources.(NEW LISTING)

Cen-chemjobs.org Formerly known as JobSpectrum.org, this site features job listings for chemists and chemical engineers from Chemical & Engineering News, a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. It also includes a résumé bank, job searching advice, and information about salary and employment trends. Users may sign up to receive job e-mail alerts.(NEW LISTING)

Environmental Sciences

Earthworks A comprehensive, international collection of environmental/earth-science positions in the academic, private, and public sectors.(NEW LISTING)

EE-Link The North American Association for Environmental Education's jobs database features job openings for environmental educators of all levels. There's also a useful list of links to other employment-related resources.(NEW LISTING)

EnvironmentalCareer.com Employment opportunities for environmental scientists in and out of academe.(NEW LISTING)

Environmental Career Opportunities Environmental job openings in academic institutions, companies, nonprofit organizations, and government from Environmental Career Opportunities, a biweekly publication for environmental job seekers. While users may browse some of the ads listed here for free, only paid subscribers may view the complete listings.(NEW LISTING)

Environmental Jobs and Careers Job listings for academic and nonacademic jobs in the environmental sciences, as well as links to other environmental career resources in government, companies, law firms, and nonprofits.(NEW LISTING)

EPA Employment Information Job openings at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.(NEW LISTING)

National Audubon Society Vacancies at the National Audubon Society.(NEW LISTING)

National Council for Science and the Environment Lists nonacademic jobs and graduate assistantships in the environmental sciences.(UPDATED LISTING)

National Park Service Employment Page Job opportunities at the National Park Service.(NEW LISTING)

OutdoorEd.com Employment opportunities for outdoor educators and environmental educators.(NEW LISTING)

The Outdoor JobNet Job listings for "outdoor industry professionals," including conservationists, environmental educators, adventure-travel professionals, wilderness leaders, etc.(NEW LISTING)

Society of American Foresters Forestry employment and internship opportunities in the academic, private, and public sectors.(NEW LISTING)

Texas A&M's Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department This site features a database of jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities for wildlife biologists, conservationists, and environmental scientists. There's also a great list of links to other employment resources.(NEW LISTING)

USDA Forest Service Jobs Job openings at the USDA Forest Service.(NEW LISTING)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Job vacancies at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.(NEW LISTING)

Life Sciences

Biofind News about the biotech industry and job listings in biotechnology. The site also features a database of upcoming biotech events, a live-chat area where participants can talk with people in the industry, and a rumor mill where participants may talk anonymously and share gossip about happenings in the biotechnology sector.

BioMed Scientist Jobs International collection of academic and nonacademic job listings for life scientists from the biweekly newspaper, The Scientist. Registration -- which is free -- is required to view the job listings. The site also has a résumé bank, and users may sign up to receive e-mail notification of new job listings.(NEW LISTING)

Employment Links for the Biomedical Scientist A comprehensive collection of career-related resources for biomedical scientists -- including links to job opportunities in and out of academe.(NEW LISTING)

Medzilla Job listings and career-related resources in medicine, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. Users may also post their résumé on the site at no cost.

National Association of Biology Teachers Job opportunities for biology teachers (in middle schools, high schools, and two- and four-year colleges and universities).(NEW LISTING)

National Cancer Institute Fellowship, internship, and employment opportunities at the National Cancer Institute.(NEW LISTING)

National Institutes of Health Job listings, research-training opportunities, and summer internship opportunities at the NIH.

Mathematics

ASA JobWeb The American Statistics Association lists academic and nonacademic job opportunities for statisticians. Access to the job listings is free, but only members may post a résumé and sign up to receive e-mail notification of new jobs.(NEW LISTING)

AT&T Labs Statistics Research AT&T Labs employs some Ph.D.'s with an expertise in statistics computing and applied probability. See their employment opportunities page for more information.(NEW LISTING)

Be An Actuary A Web site devoted to actuarial careers.

Math-jobs.com A collection of global job listings for bankers, computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians, and teachers, maintained by Dr. Christof J. Luchsinger, a lecturer in the department of mathematics at the University of Basle in Switzerland. The site also has links to mathematics organizations and mathematics and statistics departments around the world, as well as resources on applying for jobs abroad (e.g., links to immigration offices, labor ministries, and visa information).(NEW LISTING)

MSCI Project for Nonacademic Employment The Mathematical Sciences Career Information Project for Nonacademic Employment is a joint project of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and is financed in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The site lists real-world applications for various mathematical specialties and data on the educational and employment characteristics of recent graduates working in nonacademic positions. It also has links to articles on nonacademic employment and a bulletin board with profiles of mathematicians in nonacademic careers.

OR/MS Today Job opportunities in the academic, commercial, and government sectors from the bimonthly magazine of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).(NEW LISTING)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Job listings for math teachers.

National Security Agency Employs a large number of mathematicians. Check out the NSA's mathematics, computer science, cryptanalysis, and acquisition and business management opportunities sections.(UPDATED LISTING)

PhDs.org A comprehensive site for math and science Ph.D.'s created by Geoff Davis, a former Dartmouth College professor, and supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. It features listings for jobs both in and out of academe; salary information; advice about graduate school, CV's, and interviewing; background articles about the sciences; resource lists; and online discussions.

RAND Statistics Group Employment Opportunities Job opportunities for statisticians at RAND Corporation, a nonprofit research institution.(NEW LISTING)

Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute Check out SAMSI's visiting and employment opportunities page. The institute also offers postdoctoral and fellowship opportunities.(NEW LISTING)

SIAM Report on Mathematics in Industry This report by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics examines the role of mathematics and mathematical scientists in industry. Also check out the job listings from SIAM News, the society's monthly magazine.(UPDATED LISTING)

U.S. Census Bureau This agency employs a number of mathematical statisticians and analysts. See the Census Bureau's employment opportunities and postdoctoral research program pages.(NEW LISTING)

Physics

AeroIndustryJobs Employment opportunities in the aerospace, defense, aviation, advanced materials and composites industries. Registered users may also post their résumés on the site.(NEW LISTING)

American Astronomical Society Job Register Mostly lists academic job openings for astronomers and astrophysicists, but some nonacademic and postdoctoral openings as well. Also see the AAS's Industrial Astronomers Network, which features a list of companies that have hired astronomers.(NEW LISTING)

American Association of Physics Teachers AAPT's online Science Job Market features jobs for physics educators (in middle schools, high schools, and two- and four-year colleges and universities) in the United States and abroad.(NEW LISTING)

American Institute of Physics The AIP has an extensive collection of job listings for physicists and astronomers in academe, government, and industry, as well as a résumé bank. Users may sign up to receive job alerts by e-mail.(UPDATED LISTING)

American Physical Society Job Center Academic and nonacademic job listings. There's also a résumé bank.(UPDATED LISTING)

How to Leave Physics Created in 1997 by Jennifer Hodgdon, a graduate of Cornell University with a Ph.D. in physics, this site provides information on alternative careers; tips on finding potential employers, writing a résumé, and interviewing; a question-and-answer page with Ms. Hodgdon's replies to readers' general questions; and links to other employment resources.(UPDATED LISTING)

NASA JOBS Employment opportunities at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.(NEW LISTING)

Physicsweb Jobs An international collection of academic and nonacademic job openings from Physics World, the monthly magazine of the Institute of Physics in Europe.(NEW LISTING)

Physlink.com Job Board Academic and nonacademic job listings for physicists, astronomers, and engineers around the world. Users may also post their CV's on the site.(NEW LISTING)

Space Jobs Job listings in the aeronautics and space industries.(NEW LISTING)

General

Association of Science and Technology Centers ASCT's Job Bank lists employment opportunities at science centers across the country.(NEW LISTING)

Association for Women in Science Promotes the advancement of women in scientific careers and lists job opportunities in a variety of scientific fields.(UPDATED LISTING)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Employment opportunities -- mainly in public health, laboratory science, and epidemiology -- at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

National Academies Job opportunities at the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Research Council. Also be sure to check out Careers in Science and Engineering, a National Academy of Sciences guide to planning a career in science or engineering. The site has profiles of scientists and engineers, and advice about setting career goals, finding a job, and making career changes.(NEW LISTING)

National Cancer Institute Fellowship, internship, and employment opportunities at the National Cancer Institute.(NEW LISTING)

National Institutes of Health Job listings, research-training opportunities, and summer internship opportunities at the NIH.

National Science Teachers Association The NSTA's Career Center features job listings and career advice for science educators. Free registration is required. Users may also post a résumé on the site at no cost.(NEW LISTING)

Nature Jobs International collection of job listings for scientists in the private, public, and academic sectors from the weekly British magazine Nature. Job advertisements are indexed by country and subject, and searchable by job title and description. The site also features articles on scientific career-related issues.(NEW LISTING)

New Scientist Jobs Comprehensive listings of academic and nonacademic jobs in the sciences, from the New Scientist, an international weekly magazine on science and technology.(NEW LISTING)

Next Wave's Directory of Alternative Careers for Scientists The Web site features links to articles about careers in business, communications, teaching, patent law, and science policy, to name a few. However, the articles may be accessed by subscribers only.

PhDs.org A comprehensive site for math and science Ph.D.'s created by Geoff Davis, a former Dartmouth College professor, and supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. It features listings for jobs both in and out of academe; salary information; advice about graduate school, CV's, and interviewing; background articles about the sciences; resource lists; and online discussions.

Postdoc Jobs Academic and nonacademic postdoctoral positions -- mostly in the sciences. The site also features fellowship and scholarship opportunities, advice for job seekers, and a résumé bank.(NEW LISTING)

Science Careers Job listings from Science, a weekly magazine for scientists. The site also features a CV/résumé bank, profiles of companies that hire scientists, and a job-alerts service.(NEW LISTING)

Scientific Career Transitions Program Run by the Science & Technology Advisory Board, this program is designed to help scientists and engineers change careers and find jobs. For a fee, the program's career consultants will provide career counseling and assist participants with career planning and job hunting.

Anthropology/Archaeology

ACRA-L American Cultural Resources Association discussion forum devoted to cultural resource management. It often lists job openings in CRM.(NEW LISTING)

Anthropology Major Job Resources List of resources about careers in anthropology and archaeology.

Archaeological Consultants and Consulting Firms List of archaeological consultants provided by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office.

ArchaeologyFieldwork.com Job, internship, fellowship, scholarship, and volunteer opportunities in anthropology, archaeology, architectural history, historic preservation, and museums. There's also an international list of cultural resource management firms and a discussion list. Users may post their résumé on the site at no cost. A great resource!(NEW LISTING)

Aviso Employment Resources Online Job listings from Aviso, the monthly newsletter of the American Association of Museums.(NEW LISTING)

Job-Digger This site -- created by Joshua Wells, a doctoral student at Indiana University -- lists job opportunities for archaeologists.(NEW LISTING)

National Association of State Archaeologists A directory of state archaeologists.(NEW LISTING)

The Outdoor JobNet Job listings for "outdoor industry professionals," including conservationists, environmental educators, adventure-travel professionals, wilderness leaders, etc.(NEW LISTING)

Shovelbums.org Employment and volunteer opportunities in archaeology and cultural resource management. There's also a list of international archaeology, CRM, and preservation companies.(NEW LISTING)

Southwestern Archaeology Job Opportunities Paid and volunteer openings for archaeologists, plus links to other resources.(NEW LISTING)

Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association State association of underwater archaeological surveyors.

Art History

ArtCareer.net Job vacancies in the visual arts. Users may post a résumé at no cost.(NEW LISTING)

ArtJobOnline A national database of job, internship, and fellowship opportunities in the arts. A one-year subscription costs $75.(NEW LISTING)

About Art History Job, fellowship, and internship announcements in art history from about.com.(NEW LISTING)

Association for Art History The AAH's positions available page lists employment and fellowship opportunities in museums and academic institutions.(NEW LISTING)

Career Alternatives for Art Historians This site, created by Charles M. Rosenberg, a professor of art history at the University of Notre Dame, has information on alternative careers for art historians.

New York Foundation for the Arts NYFA's Jobs in the Arts page lists job vacancies and internship opportunities in the arts.(NEW LISTING)

Resources in Art History for Graduate Students An electronic newsletter that features information about grants, fellowships, internships, and study-abroad opportunities for graduate students in art history.

Also see the section on museums.

Economics

Economics Research Network International collection of academic and nonacademic job listings for economists.(NEW LISTING)

JOE (Job Openings For Economists) A site sponsored by the American Economics Association and the economics department at the University of Texas at Austin, JOE provides extensive listings of job vacancies at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, and at corporations, foundations, and other nonacademic organizations. JOE is published every month but January and July.(NEW LISTING)

Inomics Job Openings for Economists International version of JOE. Inomics lists job openings in European academic institutions, government, and industry. There's also an excellent list of links to other economics resources.(NEW LISTING)

International Monetary Fund A major recruiter of economists.

World Bank Another major employer of economists.(UPDATED LISTING)

For more information on other nonacademic jobs for economists, see the sections on mathematics, management consulting, finance, government jobs, institutes and think tanks, and industry research.

English

ACCUTE Careerlinks This site by the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English focuses on Canadian academics and includes information about nonacademic careers.(UPDATED LISTING)

Career Resources for English Students A long list of links from the University of Western Ontario's department of English.(NEW LISTING)

National Council of Teachers of English Job listings for English teachers at all school levels.(NEW LISTING)

Sellout Mark Johnson, a Boston University English Ph.D. who works in the software industry, didn't "sell out"; he got out. Since December 1998, he's been using his Web site to help frustrated Ph.D.'s explore other career options. His site features a variety of resources and practical guidance on careers in technical writing and software, as well as articles on leaving the academy.

For more information on other nonacademic job opportunities for graduates in English, see the sections on nonprofit jobs, public relations, teaching, writing & editing, management consulting, government jobs, and industry research.

Linguistics

Linguistic Enterprises Created by the Ph.D. program in linguistics of the Graduate School at the City University of New York, this site was designed for linguists who seek nonacademic employment.

The Linguist List Academic and nonacademic job openings for linguists.(NEW LISTING)

Philosophy

ePhilosopher.com Offers a section devoted to nonacademic jobs for philosophers.

Psychology

American Psychological Association Job openings in and out of academe from the Monitor on Psychology, the monthly magazine of the APA. Announcements are arranged by state.(NEW LISTING)

JobsinPsychology.com News, advice, and thousands of employment opportunities for therapists, psychologists, and mental-health professionals. Free registration is required. There's also a résumé bank.(NEW LISTING)

National Association of School Psychologists Career Center Job openings for school psychologists.(NEW LISTING)

Non-Academic Careers for Scientific Psychologists Lists nonacademic career options for psychologists and has profiles of psychologists who've found fulfilling work in nontraditional settings.

Psychwatch.com Academic and nonacademic job openings for mental-health professionals.(NEW LISTING)

The Pursuing Psychology Career Page Created by the department of psychology at the University of Northern Iowa, this site contains a variety of links to resources on careers in psychology.

Social Psychology Network's Online Psychology Career Center A useful collection of links.(NEW LISTING)

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP's JobNet lists job opportunities for IO psychologists in the academic, private, and public sectors.(NEW LISTING)

General

Beyond Academe This site, designed to "educate historians about opportunities for historians" outside of academe, offers tips about finding a nonacademic job and profiles of historians who've made the leap.(NEW LISTING)

H-Grad Run by the Humanities OnLine initiative (H-Net), this site offers humanities and social-sciences graduate students a forum for discussing issues related to graduate school, teaching, research, and job searching.

Humanities at Work This portion of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's Web site is dedicated to extending the career prospects of doctoral students in the humanities. The site features information about awards, grants, and postdoctoral fellowships for humanities Ph.D.'s, and links to other resources on nonacademic careers. The foundation also has an online mentoring program, which gives Ph.D.'s an opportunity to talk with role models who've made the jump from academe.

Journeyman: Getting Into and Out of Academe This online essay, by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, a history-of-science Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, explains how to make the transition from academe to the outside world and still be a successful scholar.(UPDATED LISTING)

PHDJOBS-L is an open discussion list for graduate students and Ph.D.'s in the humanities and social sciences who are interested in job opportunities beyond the academy. To subscribe to PHDJOBS-L, send the following message to LISTSERV@listserv.cc.emory.edu: SUBSCRIBE PHDJOBS-L FirstName LastName (e.g., SUBSCRIBE PHDJOBS-L John Smith) or go to http://WWW.LISTSERV.Emory.Edu/Archives/phdjobs-l.html, click on "Join or leave the list," and fill in requested information.

Sellout Mark Johnson, a Boston University English Ph.D. who works in the software industry, didn't "sell out"; he got out. Since December 1998, he's been using his Web site to help frustrated Ph.D.'s explore other career options. His site features a variety of resources and practical guidance on careers in technical writing and software, as well as articles on leaving the academy.

WRK4US ("work for us") is an open, unmoderated discussion list devoted to nonacademic career options for people with graduate degrees in the humanities. To subscribe send an e-mail message to listserver@lists.acs.ohio-state.edu with the words "subscribe wrk4us" and your first name and last name (leave the subject line blank).

Columbia University Columbia's Center for Career Education site has career-related articles, as well as tips about preparing for interviews and about developing cover letters, résumés, references, and letters of acceptance and refusal (sample documents are included). The site also features a long list of links to additional employment resources.(UPDATED LISTING)

Dartmouth College Besides information on academic careers, this site offers advice on looking for a job outside academe, tips on nonacademic job interviews (with a list of sample questions candidates might encounter and ask), and a list of career-related publications and links to online resources for job seekers.(UPDATED LISTING)

Duke University Contains information about professional careers in a variety of industries, along with links to other online resources. Guides on writing a résumé and cover letter, interviewing, networking, and negotiated may be downloaded from this site.(UPDATED LISTING)

Harvard University Harvard's career-services site has numerous links and provides general advice on careers in and out of academe. Brochures on internships, interviewing, and other career-related topics may be downloaded and printed from the site.(UPDATED LISTING)

Stanford University Stanford's Career Development Center Web site features a guide to career planning, overviews of selected careers, advice about interviewing and preparing cover letters, and links to other career sites. Additional information packets on a variety of job-search-related topics may be downloaded and printed from the site.(UPDATED LISTING)

University of California at Berkeley Includes information on nonacademic careers, narratives by Ph.D.'s who've found jobs outside academe, and links to additional employment resources.

University of California at Davis This site has links to many career-related resources on the Internet and a section on career opportunities beyond the academy. In addition, the university's Internship and Career Center has salary and employment statistics and a career-resource manual with general information on job-search strategies, internships, and other topics.

University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences Career Services Offers several online guides to job-search correspondence, résumés, interviewing, and teaching portfolios; links to archived transcripts of career-services discussions; and information on alternative careers for Ph.D.'s and translating one's skills to a nonacademic setting.

American Society for Public Administration The Recruiter Online, the online version of the ASPA newsletter, includes public-sector job opportunities.(UPDATED LISTING)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Employment opportunities -- mainly in public health, laboratory science, and epidemiology -- at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Central Intelligence Agency The Central Intelligence Agency hires people with a wide variety of backgrounds, including economics, statistics, engineering, psychology, languages and linguistics, finance, etc.(UPDATED LISTING)

Congressional Quarterly's Hill Jobs Job openings in congressional offices.(NEW LISTING)

EPA Employment Information Job openings at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.(NEW LISTING)

FBI Employment Information about jobs with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Govtjobs.com Lists employment opportunities at the federal, state, and local level. Listings are broken down by field. The site also provides a long list of links to federal, state, and local government agencies, and national associations.

HillZoo.com Job openings on Capitol Hill and K Street.(NEW LISTING)

NASA JOBS Employment opportunities at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.(NEW LISTING)

National Institutes of Health Job listings, research-training opportunities, and summer-internship opportunities at the NIH.

National Park Service Employment Page Job opportunities at the National Park Service.(NEW LISTING)

National Political Index This Web portal for political information has links to think tanks, political activist groups, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

National Security Agency Employs a large number of mathematicians. Check out the NSA's mathematics, computer science, and foreign language opportunities sections.(UPDATED LISTING)

The Politix Group's Political and Gov't Career Resources This site lists job openings and internship opportunities in government and politics in the United States and abroad. Access to the jobs ads is restricted to members only. Membership costs $10.00.(NEW LISTING)

State Government Jobs Links to the Web sites of state personnel or civil-service offices.

Smithsonian Institution Job, fellowship, internship, and volunteer opportunities at the Smithsonian Institution.(NEW LISTING)

U.S. Census Bureau Professional opportunities with the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S.D.A. Forest Service Jobs Job openings at the USDA Forest Service.(NEW LISTING)

U.S. Department of Commerce Employment opportunities at the U.S. Department of Commerce(NEW LISTING)

U.S. Department of Energy Job openings with the Department of Energy.(UPDATED LISTING)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Job vacancies at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.(NEW LISTING)

U.S. State Department Web site of the recruitment division of the U.S. Department of State.(UPDATED LISTING)

USA Jobs Web portal for job openings in the U.S. federal government.(UPDATED LISTING)

Experience Online Contains a database of jobs and internships in industry, a résumé bank, career-related articles, and industry and company profiles.

Hoover's Online A Web site with industry and company profiles (includes financial data and information on companies' history, key executives, primary products, and competitors).

Vault.com Offers industry and company profiles, career-related articles, job-seeking advice, and a job bank with listings of thousands of jobs in a variety of industries. And that's just for starters.

WetFeet.com Another online provider of job listings, industry and company profiles, and career advice.

NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks The National Institute for Research Advancement maintains an online database of public-policy institutes around the globe.(UPDATED LISTING)

National Political Index This Web portal for political information has links to think tanks, political activist groups, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

CNET.com An electronic source for tech news and job listings.(UPDATED LISTING)

ComputerWork.com Job listings for information-technology professionals, plus a free résumé bank.(NEW LISTING)

Jobs for Programmers Employment opportunities for computer programmers. Job seekers may post their résumé on the site at no cost.(NEW LISTING)

JustTechJobs Lots of high-tech job openings, plus a free résumé bank.(NEW LISTING)

Monster.com Monster's special section on Internet careers.

Techies.com Internet and information-technology job opportunities, plus news and career advice. The site also offers free, online tutorials in HTML, Java, Cisco, Windows 2000, and other skills.(NEW LISTING)

WetFeet.com Offers job listings and comprehensive guides to info-tech and Internet careers.

Vault.com See this site's sections on Internet and new media careers.

ZDNET.com Lists technical job openings and is another source for high-tech news.(UPDATED LISTING)

Check out these high-tech magazines for career info:

Fast Company

Industry Standard

Red Herring

Accounting.com Job listings in accounting and finance.

CareerBank.com Jobs in accounting, banking, and finance. The site also has a résumé bank, career-related resources, and news for accounting, banking, and finance professionals.(NEW LISTING)

Careers in Business Job listings and overviews on business careers such as finance, marketing, and accounting.

eFinancialCareers This site has job listings and news for accounting, banking, and finance professionals. The "A Day In The Life" section features profiles of people in the investment and banking industries.(NEW LISTING)

Financial Jobs An online database of job openings in accounting, banking, corporate finance, and investment. The site also features information about various financial careers, a résumé bank, and career advice.(NEW LISTING)

Financialjobs.com More accounting and financial jobs.

Financial Job Network Job opportunities for financial professionals in a variety of industries, including accounting, banking, insurance, manufacturing, management consulting, outsourcing, etc.

QuantFinanceJobs.com This site lists international job opportunities in quantitative finance, financial engineering, and risk management.

Jobs in the Money Professional opportunities in accounting, banking, and finance. The site also offers financial news, and a résumé bank, and tips on interviewing and writing a résumé.(NEW LISTING)

WetFeet.com Offers an overview of the financial-services industry, information on specific companies, and general career advice.

Vault.com Lots of information about the finance industry -- including an industry overview, company information, links to articles and books, job listings, and hiring tips.

Academic Employment Network Lists job openings for teachers at all school levels. For a fee, job seekers may post their résumés or access a more comprehensive "Job Locator" database.

Association of Boarding Schools A directory of boarding schools in the United States and abroad.

Edulink Lists international teaching positions. There's also a directory of international schools and an online registry where, for a fee, job seekers may list themselves.(UPDATED LISTING)

Education Week A national weekly newspaper devoted to K-12 education. Its Agent K-12 section lists teaching and administrative jobs at schools around the country.(UPDATED LISTING)

GreatTeacher.net Lists teaching jobs in the United States and abroad. The site also has a discussion forum and links to other teaching organizations and resources.

ISM's Career Corner Independent School Management, a consulting firm to private-independent schools, lists teaching and administrative job openings at private schools across the country.(NEW LISTING)

International Boys' Schools Coalition A directory of member schools.(UPDATED LISTING)

The International Educator A quarterly publication that lists jobs at international schools. Only subscribers may view current job ads.(UPDATED LISTING)

K-12Jobs.com Job openings for teachers in the United States and abroad. Free registration required. Registered users may also post their résumés on the site and sign up to receive e-mail notification of new job listings.(NEW LISTING)

National Association of Independent Schools This site features job listings, a list of teacher search firms, career advice for job seekers, and links to hundreds of independent schools' sites. And that's just for starters.(UPDATED LISTING)

National Coalition of Girls' Schools Check out their directory of member schools.

National Council of Teachers of English Features job listings and a host of resources for teachers of English at all levels.

National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse Offers a national database of job banks that list teaching opportunities. It also has information for people considering a career in teaching, job-searching tips, and links to other resources.

School District Demographics The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics provides comparative data on school districts in United States.(NEW LISTING)

Teach for America A national program that places college graduates in urban and rural public schools for two-year teaching stints.

Teacher Job Links Job listings and links to other Web sites for teachers.(NEW LISTING)

Teachers@Work This database of job listings for teachers also features a résumé bank and links to other resources.(NEW LISTING)

Teachers.net A collection of job openings for teachers. Also check out the many chatboards for teachers.(NEW LISTING)

Teachingjobs.com Job opportunities for teachers in the U.S., Canada, and China. Users may post their résumé at no cost.(NEW LISTING)

Firms that recruit teachers and administrators for positions at independent schools:

Carney, Sandoe & Associates

The Education Group

Educational Resources Group

Teachers on Reserve

International Schools Services

Southern Teachers

Bain and Company

Booz Allen Hamilton

Boston Consulting Group

Charles Rivers Associates Incorporated

Dean & Company

McKinsey & Company

Mercer Management Consulting

Monitor Group

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Strategic Decisions Group

Other Web sites on management consulting:

Harvard Business School Publishing A simple search for "management consulting" will yield a plethora of books and other resources, which may be purchased directly from this Web site.

Association of Management Consulting Firms International association of firms engaged in management consulting. The association maintains an online database of member firms.

WetFeet.com Features an overview of the consulting industry, information on specific companies, a sample profile of a consultant, along with general career advice. WetFeet also publishes several insider guides to consulting (including a guide for Ph.D.'s), which may be ordered from the site for about $30 each.

Vault.com Offers an industry overview, information about consulting companies, links to articles and books on consulting, job listings, and hiring tips. Books and newsletters on management consulting may be purchased on the site.

BackstageJobs.com Theatre-design and other "behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry."(NEW LISTING)

EntertainmentCareers.net Lists jobs and internships in the entertainment industry and has links to other resources.

The Freelance Centre Freelancers may submit their name amd background information to this free online directory of self-employed people.(NEW LISTING)

Guru.com An online exchange that connects freelance professionals with the clients who hire them.

MusicalChairs.info The "world's best website for classical music jobs" lists job openings for musicians and singers around the world. The site also has a discussion board and directories of conservatories, musicians, and orchestras.(NEW LISTING)

State PIRGs Job and internship opportunities in state public interest research groups.(NEW LISTING)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce The world's largest federation of businesses, chambers of commerce, American chambers overseas, and trade and professional associations.

American Association of Museums Offers information about its annual conference, a bookstore of its publications, and a section devoted to museum careers. The association's monthly newsletter, Aviso, is available online, along with selected job postings.

Association of Science-Technology Centers Information about science museums.

Cultural Connections A good place to learn about the field of museum education.(UPDATED LISTING)

Global Museum 2000 An e-zine with information on museums and museum career opportunities.

The Museum Employment Resource Center Job listings in the museum world.

The MUSEUM-L e-mail list An ongoing conversation of several thousand museum professionals. It also includes many job announcements and advice for graduate students.

Museum Resource Board An online database of job openings and internships at museums. There's also a résumé bank.(NEW LISTING)

National Association for Museum Exhibition This site lists jobs and internships for exhibit designers.(NEW LISTING)

American Society of Association Executives Post your résumé and search through hundreds of job listings in associations for free.(NEW LISTING)

AmeriCorps AmeriCorps provides service opportunities at nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based organizations.(NEW LISTING)

Association of Fundraising Professionals Formerly known as the National Society of Fund Raising Executives, the AFP offers a variety of services for members, including professional-development seminars, conferences, publications, employment assistance, and an information-resource center.

Association Trends This weekly newsletter for association executives also lists job openings at associations, nonprofits, and chambers of commerce.

Charity Village Nonprofit jobs in Canada.(NEW LISTING)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy The biweekly newspaper of the nonprofit world and a major news source for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise. Its career page, Phi

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