Career Management Resources

Here is a list of other resources that may be helpful for designing your career:




From PhD to Life by Jennifer Polk

PhDs at Work by Michelle Erikson

Versatile PhD by Paula Chambers

What are all the PhDs? by Nathan Vanderford

The Grad Student Way by Ryan Raver

The Industrial Physicist Archive of the now out of print magazine by the American Institute of Physics

TED: Ideas worth spreading



System Engineering – a Great Fit for a Physics Background by David Giltner


Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists by Peter Fiske

Start with Why by Simon Sinek – This is a really excellent book that makes the critical point “People don’t buy what you do, they buys why you do it.”

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

So What Are You Going to Do with That? by Sue Basalla May

A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
by Jim Collins

The Innovators Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen