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Physics Careers

A Physics degree from the University of Arizona will provide students with an excellent foundational knowledge of physics and advanced calculus, as well as hands-on experience conducting research and working in research labs. Students will also learn advanced problem-solving skills in science and math that are in-demand in a wide variety of industries, including finance and economics, law, and higher education. While many students choose to pursue graduate school and further their studies, students with Physics undergraduate degrees can pursue a number of career options in lab and research settings in both Government and Privately run labs, in science education and outreach, and more. The following resources are available through the University of Arizona and outside professional organizations to help students explore the field, prepare for a job search, and find internships and jobs.

Top Career Resources

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Major Exploration and Career Preparation

Resources for new students, parents and prospective students exploring what can be done with a Physics degree.

Résumé, Interview and Job Aptitude Resources

For current students and upcoming graduates looking for resources to help build your résumé and cover letters, search for jobs, and prepare for a job or internship search.

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