Online Career Resources


National Postdoctoral Association
This page contains a wealth of career information relevant to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

NIH OITE
The Office of Intramural Training & Education has workshops, science skills tutorials, and informational series on academic and industry job searches.

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Careers Issue
Here you can find webinars, workshops, skills building workshops, and videos on various career paths.

iBiology
Explore your options for careers in biology, improve your professional skills, navigate your training and learn what is happening in the biomedical workforce.

Cheeky Scientist
The world’s largest PhD-only job search training platform specifically for helping PhDs transition into industry careers.

PhDs at Work
A network for professionals with PhDs working across industries. Check out the Week in a Life pages for information about the daily lives of career professionals.

Addgene Careers Blog
Articles on topics such as transferrable skills, career paths, and tips for success.

Beyond the Professorate
Information, tools, and support to launch a meaningful non-faculty career. Check out the free course “PhD Job Search Success” and the free blog posts.

Where Are All The PhDs
A blog sharing the various career paths of PhDs.

Stories in Science
Personal narratives about scientist’s career journeys. Go to the “Author” tab to search by career level and field.

ImaginePhD
A career exploration and planning tool for the humanities and social sciences.

InterSECT job sims
Interactive Simulation Exercises for Career Transitions with both science and humanities simulations.

ChemIDP
A career planning tool for chemical scientists.

Podcasts

Hello PhD
Covers topics ranging from grad school to careers to cool science in the news.

The Recovering Academic Podcast
For those considering a career outside the Ivory Tower.

Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations with Dr. Q
Non-scripted STEMulating conversations to help you navigate the journey to a rewarding and satisfying career!

PhD Career Stories
A Podcast for people interested in career possibilities after a PhD.

StoryCollider
True, personal stories about science.

Her STEM Story: Ordinary Women - Extraordinary Science

People Behind the Science
Engaging science stories, amazing insights, seasoned science career advice, and fascinating science research.

Superwomen in STEM
Covers the past, present and future of women in science, highlighting a wide variety of scientific endeavors as well as issues facing women in science.

Beyond the Lab
Podcast series with information interviews with biomedical PhDs. A video series is also available.

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JHU Subscription Services (free to all JHU students)

Vault
Features company rankings, a job board, and career resources.

CQ Interactive
Training to prepare for consulting interviews.

Interview Stream
Record a practice interview and send to PDCO career counselors for feedback.

Job Search Databases

Academic Research and Administration

Chronicle Vitae
The higher-ed job you want. The insights you need. Jobs site from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

HigherEdJobs
Over 47,000 jobs at over 2000 institutions in administrative, faculty, and executive careers.

AcademicKeys
Unlocking academic careers.

Inside Higher Ed-Careers
Features job listings, dual career search functions, and compensation data.

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Jobs at smart places, features job listings, career advice, and dual career job searches.

University/Department Websites
If you are interested in a specific region or university, check university or departmental websites and jobs boards for open positions.

Professional Society Job Boards
Many professional societies have job boards that post ads for postdoctoral, administrative, research, and faculty positions.

Government (research, regulatory affairs, IP, Policy)

USAJOBS
All government positions are posted here.

Jobs @ NIH
Discover a career at NIH: it’s about life.

ORISE
FDA internship, fellowship, and research opportunities.

General Job Search

Handshake
(log-in here to see current positions-Pending)

Indeed
Popular search engine for millions of jobs.

LinkedIn Jobs
You can apply to these jobs using your linkedIn profiles.

Glassdoor
Find job listings, company reviews, and salary information.

Company Websites
If there is a company you are targeting, check their website for current job openings!