Physics

What is Physics? Related Career Titles
Related Major Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Resources UNCW Dept. of Physics http://www.uncw.edu/phy/
   

What is Physics?

Physics is the discipline of Science dealing with the properties of matter and energy. Includes; acoustics, atomic physics, cryogenics, electromagnetism, elementary particle physics, fluid dynamics, geophysics, mathematical physics, mechanics, molecular physics, nuclear physics, optics, plasma physics, quantum physics, solid state physics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics. It is the branch of science concerned with the study of properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy.

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Related Career Titles

Acoustics Physicist Geodesist National Laboratory Research
Aerodynamist Geophysicist Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Aerospace Testing  High-Tech Designer Nuclear Physicist
Astronomer Hydrologist Nuclear Power Plant Mgr
Astrophysicist Industrial Hygienist Medical Devices Designer
Atomic Physicist Laboratory Technician Physicist
Biophysicist Lawyer, Technology Specialty Physics Researcher
Cardiac Imaging Researcher Mathematician Physiognomist
Chemical Physicist Teacher Plasma Physicist
Computer Specialist Medical Physicist Process Engineer
Computer System Engineer Medical Products Designer Radiological Laboratory Director
Engineer Meteorologist Research & Development
Fluids Physicist Molecular Physicist Technical Salesperson
Research Assistant Seismologist Technical Writer
Satellite Data Analyst Solid Earth Physicist Test Engineer
Satellite Missions Analyst Solid State Physicist Technical Consultant
Science Teacher Stratigrapher Air Traffic Controller
Science Writer Agriculture Scientist Environmental Health Specialist
Automotive Engineer Environmental Analyst Industrial Hygienist
Forensic Scientist Health Physicist Optometrist
Occupational Safety Specialist Oceanographer Systems Analyst
Quality Control Manager Scientific Photographer Television Chief Engineer
Technical Illustrator   Particle Accelerator Operations Analyst

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Related Major Skills

Investigation Communication Computational Technical
Define research problems Develop & write research proposals Measure distances/
relationships
Design equipment
Develop research models Review scientific literature Perform
calculations
Identify/classify materials
Establish hypotheses Summarize research findings Mathematical modeling Observe data
Gather/analyze data Inform, explain, instruct Maintain records Establish experimental designs
Evaluate ideas Prepare technical reports Utilize math
formulas
Use instruments
See relationships among factors Draw meaningful conclusions

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Job & Internship Search Sites

Physics Jobs Online http://physicsweb.org/jobs/

TIPTOP Jobs Online http://tiptop.iop.org/

Health Physics Employment Opportunities http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/jobs.htm

Jobs in physics, astronomy and other fields
http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/advisor/Jobs.html

Jobs in Science http://aaas.sciencecareers.org/js.php

Physics and Astronomy Online www.physlink.com

American Institute of Physics Career Services http://www.aip.org/careersvc/

Physics Jobs On-Line http://physicsweb.org/TIPTOP/FORUM/JOBS/

Association of Science-Technology Centers - job listings
http://www.astc.org/profdev/jobs/jobs.htm

Jobs in physics, astronomy and other fields http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/people/faculty/tenn/Jobs.html

MonsterTRAK http://www.monstertrak.com

Jobs in Optics http://www.optics.org

School jobs http://www.school-jobs.net

K-12 Job Search http://www.k12JobSearch.com

Education America Network http://www.educationamerica.net/

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Career Planning Links

Physicists and Astronomers (Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1996-97)
http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos052.htm

Careers with Physics http://careers.iop.org

Physics Careers www.cap.ca/careers

Get a Physics Degree and See the World www.physics.adelaide.edu.au/jobs/jobs.html

American Institute of Physics Weekly News http://newton.ex.ac.uk/aip/

Career Converter http://6steps.monster.com/step1/careerconverter

Career Fields http://career.berkeley.edu/Infolab/CareerFields.stm

Journal of Young Investigators Science Career Center http://www.jyi.org/SCC/Index.php

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center-Career planning resources in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing and healthcare.

http://www.careercornerstone.org/

 

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Professional Associations

American Institute of Physics http://www.aip.org

American Astronomical Society www.aas.org

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
http://www.nasa.gov

American Physical Society http://www.aps.org/

Institute of Physics http://www.iop.org/

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Miscellaneous Resources

The Internet Pilot to Physics http://physicsweb.org

Physics Central - brought to you by the American Physical Society
http://www.physicscentral.com/

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