Resources
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Explore Career-Related Articles
Professional societies and you
Stepping off the tenure track
When (and when not) to volunteer at work
Social media for career enhancement
Transferring your transferrable skills
Early-career Q&A: Gar-Wing Truong on joining a startup
Advice for women entering the field of medical physics Q&A: Margie Hunt, MS
Advice for women entering STEM – interview with Dr. Jianan Gang
Micro Videos and Webinars
Stepping off the tenure track
Pursuing a professorship doesn’t have to be the default career choice. This micro video will discuss how to decide if staying in academia is right for you.
When (and when not) to volunteer at work
How to evaluate extracurricular opportunities and make an informed decision about whether to accept or not.
A Whole New World: Preparing for Life After Academia
Evaluate your personal values, skills, abilities, and knowledge to understand what sort of career will fulfill you professionally.
If You Lead, Will They Follow? Leadership Skills: A Critical Tool for Career Success
Learn about various aspects of leadership, how they affect your career, and how to develop your own leadership skills.
Virtual Networking Webinar
Reveal your ability to network virtually amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Going Virtual: The Interview and Job Talk
Dive into leveraging virtual platforms to execute an interviewing plan that will help you land that dream job.
Career Planning in a Crisis: How to Move Your Career Forward
Learn how to build and execute a strong, customized crisis management plan for your career.

Career Guidance
Learn valuable information about handling an unexpected, unplanned career change, including detailed first-person accounts and an essential primer on employment law for physicists. As presented by AAPM members at the 2015 Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Anaheim, California.
Career Advice from Alaina G. Levine
Alaina G. Levine is a STEM career consultant, science and engineering writer, and professional speaker and comedian. Her book, "Networking for Nerds" (on networking strategies for scientists and engineers), was published by Wiley in 2014.

Career Profiles
Review detailed information about some of the most exciting available career paths in the science and engineering fields.

Resume/Branding Advice for Job Seekers
The resume is the first, and sometimes only, impression a hiring manager will get of an individual applying for a Medical Physics position. Therefore, the Placement Services Subcommittee thought it important to provide some advice and examples that would educate and guide individuals in constructing a clear and professional looking resume.

Interview Advice
Interviewing soon? Prepare for both technical and behavioral questions with real-world advice from experienced AAPM member colleagues, including an essential interviewing boot camp to aid you in putting your very best foot forward.



AAPM Career Services has listings for medical physics jobs in specialized disciplines like radiation oncology, radiological physics, diagnostic imaging, dosimetry, health physics, radiation safety, nuclear medicine, and imaging. Find a job here in industry as a certified medical physicist, chief physicist, or clinical physicist, or as an instructor, assistant or associate professor faculty member in medical physics.