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Science and Energy Jobs and Job Search Resources

This page contains job search websites and employment resources for professionals seeking career opportunities in science and energy. If you are seeking employment opportunities within a specific geography we invite you to also review the job search resources listed in the Jobs by State section of our website.
Science and Energy Job Sites:
  • Archaeological Institute of America – Looking for employment opportunities in fieldwork? Use this Web site to select the continent or region of your choice and discover the global possibilities that await you. A privacy policy for this Website is posted.
  • American Fisheries Society – This job site offers listings of various jobs related to wildlife, fisheries, ecology and much more. Opportunities for employment may be temporary or permanent and are available to undergraduates as well as those with graduate, post-masters, and post-doctorate degrees. This site does not have a privacy policy and does not collect resumes.
  • American Mathematical Society – AMS is responsible for the upkeep of Mathjobs.org which lists various job opportunities for mathematicians. Career resources and other valuable information can also be found on this site. This site does not have a privacy policy but does allow you to create a personal portfolio.
  • BioBums.com – This site provides a place for job-seekers interested in the life sciences to search for jobs in chemistry, biology, biotechnology, and much more. The classified job ads on this site are searchable by company, keyword, or state, and are available free of charge to job-seekers.
  • Biocareers – Brought to you by SciWeb and the Biotechnology Industry, this Website offers an all-inclusive online career resource guide aimed at uniting recruiters and job-seekers within the biotechnology industry.
  • BioJobNet: Biotechnology Career Network – Interested in working in the field of pharmaceuticals? Use this site to post your resumes and cover letters and search for jobs in biotechnology, medical devices, and life sciences. Employment opportunities are searchable by job type, location, market, and discipline. This site is free to job-seekers.
  • BiologyJobs.com – Are you interested in the Life Sciences? Post your resume and search this site (free to job-seekers) for a wide variety of jobs in botany, environmental science, agriculture, cell biology, marine science, anatomy/physiology, medicine, ecology, bioinformatics/biotechnology, natural resources, toxicology, conservation, zoology, pharmacology, genetics, veterinary medicine, and more. Membership is required.
  • Bio Online Career Center – An excellent resource for biotechnology professionals, this site offers numerous career links as well as a career discussion forum.
  • BioSpace Careers – This site allows pharmaceutical, life science, and biotechnology professionals to search various job openings by company, job category, and region. Information on regional career fairs is also posted. This site is free to job-seekers.
  • BioView – This site (free to job-seekers) offers a comprehensive listing of jobs within the field of biotechnology including: research, manufacturing/production, development, and clinical research. In addition, a large database is available for job-seekers to post their resumes.
  • cen-chemjobs.org – The official online careers and classifieds site of Chemical & Engineering News. This site allows you to post your resume and to sift through job-listings within the fields of biotechnology, pharmacology, and chemistry. Employment opportunities are searchable by industry, education, area of specialization, job level, and salary. A “job alert” program is also available to those who register. This site is free to job-seekers.
  • The Environmental Careers Organization – This national not-for-profit organization specializes in paid internships and has been dedicated to promoting environmental careers since 1972. Available openings can be searched by U.S. region. A Privacy Policy for this site is posted.
  • EcoEmploy.com – This Website provides job-seekers with free access to valuable resources and information relating to environmental jobs and careers. Included on this site are career links and resources, various job listings, and a collection of environmental-related job sites across the United States and Canada.
  • Energy Careers – This site allows job-seekers to browse through current job listings in all areas of the energy industry. Job-seekers are also given the chance to register for a confidential resume service that provides subscribers with complete control over the circulation of their resume and automatically notifies them of potential employment opportunities. The services of this site are offered free of charge to job-seekers.
  • EnergyJobSearch.com – Interested in working in the power and energy industry? Post your resume and search this site for thousands of jobs in more than 50 countries! Job openings are searchable by company, job type, keyword, location, salary, and education. This site is available free to job-seekers.
  • EnvironmentalCareer.info – The job listings on this site are searchable by category (advocacy, academia, etc.) and metro area. A Privacy Policy for this site is posted, and various confidentiality options are available for those who wish to post their resumes.
  • Ecoemploy.com/ – EcoEmploy is an environmental job site serving the U.S. and Canada that offers links to employers and recruiters, government jobs, and environmental job listings. Additional links to government resources, international resources, salary surveys, and more are also available through this site. This site does have a posted Privacy Policy.
  • EnvJobs-L – this site is comprised of Harvard University’s Center for the Environment’s e-mail list of education and job information, specifically designed for members of the public policy and environmental science community.
  • FASEB Careers OnLine – Brought to you by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) the Online Classifieds of this site are specifically for physicians’ biomedical scientists, and technicians, and are updated weekly. This site does not have a posted privacy policy.
  • Futurebiojobs.com – Free to job-seekers, this site provides searchable job listings specifically geared towards the field of life sciences. Numerous science recruiters and companies offer jobs in proteomics, genomics, nanotechnology, and bioinformatics.
  • GIS/GPS/CAD Career Center – Post your resume and search through job listings to find employment related resources specifically aimed at the lbs and geo-spatial industries. This site is available free of charge to job-seekers.
  • GlobalEnergyJobs – Are you an industry professional looking for a new job? This site allows you to post your resume (with a privacy option), and to search for jobs world-wide. In order to use the services provided by this site, registration is required. However, access is free to job-seekers.
  • International Pharmajobs.com – Use this site (free to job-seekers) to search life science job listings in the U.S. and Europe. Available openings are searchable by location, area of interest, and keywords. You can also register for a job-search agent, gain access to a free industry newsletter (PharmaTalk), and post your CV/resume.
  • jobscience.com – This Website, free to job-seekers, allows biopharmaceutical and healthcare research professionals to register for a job search agent, post their resume, find career tools (including salary information, company profiles, etc.), and search through various job listings. Employment opportunities are searchable by region, company, industry, or field.
  • JOM – Brought to you by the Journal of Minerals, Metals, and Materials, this site offers job listings in the fields of minerals, metals, and materials for the last three months. This site does not have a posted privacy policy and does not collect resumes.
  • NatureJobs – Brought to you by the publishers of Nature magazine, this site allows job-seekers to search job listings by subject (bioinformatics, astrophysics, astronomy etc), location, and keywords. There are three privacy protection options available for those who wish to post their resumes, and a Privacy Policy is posted.

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  • New York Biotechnology Association – A New York not-for-profit trade association for the biotechnology industry, this site includes a list of entry level job openings in the industry of biotechnology from over 250 member companies.
  • OneScience.com – Are you a bioscience professional looking for a job in biotechnology or the pharmaceutical field? Use this site (free to job-seekers) to search job listings by skill level, job title, or location. This site also provides information on other resources, news articles, and career advice.
  • PhD’s.org – This site offers a wide variety of professional job opportunities to those who have a PhD in engineering, math, or science. Included are research and faculty positions as well as various graduate school rankings.
  • Physics Seeker Resources – This site is specifically designed for job-seekers who have had previous training in physics. Various pointers and a set of lists are offered that may be found useful in the job seeking process.
  • ScienceJobs – Brought to you by the publisher of New Scientist magazine, this international science job site allows you to privately post your resume as well as to browse through a number of job listings. Jobs are searchable by industry, biology or chemistry, location, academic level, postdoc, government, and keyword. This site does have a posted privacy policy.
  • SeaGrant – Sea Grant is the main University-based research program focused on the conservation and use of the coastal United States from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). This site offers information about Sea Grant’s funding and fellowship opportunities.
  • Science Careers – Brought to you by Science Magazine and the American Associate for the Advancement of Science, this site offers job-seekers a number of searchable job listings as well as the opportunity to post an “open” or “confidential” resume. Jobs are searchable by date posted, position title, employer, and more. This site does have a posted Privacy Policy.
  • Scientific Placement – This site is maintained and operated by a technical search firm centered on placing qualified individuals in various job positions within the computer industry. All applicable fees are paid by the employer.
  • Space Careers – Interested in a career working in the space industry? This one-stop reference site features more than 200 space related job links.
  • Space Jobs – This Website offers an excellent resource for job seekers interested in the space industry.
  • SPIEWorks – Brought to you by the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), this site offers a variety of company and career information specifically for photonics, and optics, and imaging professionals. Post your CV or resume, browse through the technical library, or search through a number of job listings. This site is available free to job-seekers.
  • ThinkJobs.com – Specifically designed for computer, technical and energy professionals and focused on the Southeastern U.S., this site allows job-seekers to create a job-search agent, post their resume, and search through numerous job listings. Jobs are searchable by location or keyword. This site is available free to job-seekers.