Useful Links for Young Scientists

 

General All Purpose Career Resource websites

Science Careers Tools and Tips: Career fairs, Resume preparation, Interviewing, Obtaining research funding, Managing a lab, Building a network:
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/tools_tips/how_to_series  

Naturejobs.com Career Toolkit: Presentation, Networking, Mentoring, Interview skills:
http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/career-toolkit/

Postdocjobs.com Career Resources: Resume preparation, Cover letter tips, Interview tips, Thank you letter tips, Job search tips:
http://www.postdocjobs.com/resources

National Postdoctoral Association Career Planning Resources: Self-assessment tools, Recommended guidebooks on careers:
http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/careers/career-planning-resources

EuroScienceJobs.com Career Guide: Job interviewing, Self evaluation, Resume preparation:
http://www.eurosciencejobs.com/career_guide.php

American Chemical Society Career blog:
http://acscareers.wordpress.com/

New Scientist Magazine
http://www.newscientist.com/subs/offer?pg=opukdd1101&prom=5096&gclid=CIK1xPuTkaoCFQM-bAodx3etwg

Find a PhD
http://www.findaphd.com/

Find a Postdoc.com
http://www.findapostdoc.com

Phds.Org. - Postdoctoral Jobs, Postdoctoral Fellowships
http://jobs.phds.org/postdoc

 

Downloadable Career Guides

Science Careers Career Basics booklet:
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/pdf/career_basics_2009/career_basics_book.pdf

Royal Society of Chemistry Career guide:
http://www.rsc.org/images/gotadegree_tcm18-48908.pdf

American Chemical Society: Resume Preparation
ftp://ftp.acs.org/pub/outgoing/careers/Resume_Prep_ver1.pdf

Job Search Strategies:
ftp://ftp.acs.org/pub/outgoing/careers/Job_Search_Strategies_ver1.pdf

Interviewing and Negotiation Skills for Chemical Professionals: ftp://ftp.acs.org/pub/outgoing/careers/Interviewing_Skills_ver1.pdf  

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