A degree in physics prepares students for a career involved with the study of matter and energy. Physics graduates attempt to describe the various aspects of and determine how and why matter and energy interact. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to physics majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Aerospace Engineer Agricultural Scientist Air Traffic Control Specialist Airplane PilotAstronomerAstrophysicist Attorney Biophysicist Chemical Physicist Civil EngineerComputer Programmer Computer Specialist Electrical EngineerElectronic Physicist Environmental Engineer Geologist Geophysicist Hydrologist Materials ScientistMathematician Medical Physicist Meteorologist Molecular Physicist Nuclear Medical Technologist Nuclear Physicist Nuclear Technician Occupational Safety Specialist Optometrist Physicist Professor Technical Writer Writer
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Aviation and the Aerospace Industry (OCC 14)Career Opportunities in Science (OCC 191)Careers for Geniuses & Other Gifted Types (OCC 93.5)Careers for Scientific Types & Others with Inquiring Minds (OCC 191)Careers in Focus: Aviation (OCC 14.5)Careers in Focus: Mathematics & Physics (OCC 137.5)Careers in Focus: Space Exploration (OCC 14.6)Careers in Science (OCC 192)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)
BSU Dept. of Physics & Astronomy: http://www.bsu.edu/physics/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comSloan Career Cornerstone: http://www.careercornerstone.org/jobhunt.htmVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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