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What kind of job can a insert type of degree here get?

  1. Dec 2, 2005 #1
    What kind of job can a "insert type of degree here" get?

    We seem to get a lot of questions of this nature on PF, so I thought I would compile a list of the appropriate professional organizations since these are a great source of information on the fields that different university majors can possibly go into.

    American Institute of Physics: http://www.aip.org
    American Physical Society: http://www.aps.org
    American Association of Physics Teachers: http://www.aapt.org/
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine: http://www.aapm.org/
    Optical Society of America: http://www.osa.org
    Acoustical Society of America: http://asa.aip.org
    The Society of Rheology: http://www.rheology.org/sor
    American Crystallographic Association: http://www.hwi.buffalo.edu/ACA/ [Broken]
    American Astronomical Society: www.aas.org
    American Vacuum Society: www.avs.org
    American Geophysical Union: www.agu.org

    American Mathematical Society: http://www.ams.org/
    Mathematical Association of America: http://www.maa.org

    Computer Science
    American Association for Artificial Intelligence: http://www.aaai.org/
    Association for Computing Machinery: http://info.acm.org/
    IEEE Computer Society: http://www.computer.org/portal/site/ieeecs/index.jsp
    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: http://www.siam.org/

    American Chemical Society: www.acs.org
    Royal Society of Chemistry: www.rsc.org
    Society for Electrochemical Analysis: http://www.electroanalytical.org/
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  3. Dec 2, 2005 #2
    Feel free to propose additional societies for these and other fields. I will update the first post as needed.
  4. Dec 2, 2005 #3


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    You missed the American Insitute of Physics. The AIP not only has statistics on physics students and physics professionals/employments, it also has JOB OPENINGS advertisements.


  5. Dec 2, 2005 #4
    Yeah I was going to add that to the top- it really isn't a profession organization- I don't think you can be a member of IOP can you? But I know they are associated with APS.
  6. Dec 3, 2005 #5
    added chemistry

    Maybe somebody (like moonbear maybe?) can recommend some biology/genetics societies.
  7. Dec 7, 2005 #6
  8. Dec 7, 2005 #7


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    Fantastic work Norman.

    Can someone Stickify this?


    Institute of Mechanical Engineers: http://www.imeche.org.uk [Broken]
    Institute of Civil Engineers: http://www.ice.org.uk
    Institute of Electrical Engineers: http://www.iee.org.uk
    Engineering Council: http://www.ecuk.org.uk [Broken]
    Royal Aeronautical Society: http://www.raes.org.uk/
    Institution of Chemical Engineers: http://www.icheme.org
    Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining: http://www.iom3.org
    Institution of Nuclear Engineers: http://www.inuce.org.uk
    Institution of Structural Engineers: http://www.istructe.org.uk
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  9. Dec 8, 2005 #8
    Thanks Brewnog!

    Earth Science/Geology

    Soil Science Society: http://www.soils.org/
    Geological Society of America: http://www.geosociety.org/
    American Geological Institute: http://www.agiweb.org/
    American Association of Petroleum Geologists: http://www.aapg.org/
    American Institute of Professional Geologists: www.aipg.org
    Association for Women Geoscientists: http://www.awg.org/
    Seismological Society: http://www.seismosoc.org/ssa/ [Broken]
    Society for Sedimentary Geology: http://www.sepm.org/
    Society for Exploration Geophysicists: http://www.seg.org/
    Society of Vertebrate Paleontology: http://www.vertpaleo.org/
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