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American Astronomical Society -- Explore the different careers in astronomy.



Astronomer -- Questions about becoming an astronomer.



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Alliance for Better Foods -- The Alliance for Better foods “supports biotechnology as a safe way to provide for a more abundant, nutritious and higher quality food supply.” Get the facts by visiting their website. http://www.betterfoods.org/


American Institute of Biological Sciences -- Provides information about the varying fields and career options in biology. http://www.aibs.org/careers/index.html


Biochemistry Society -- Exploration resources for careers in science specifically in the fields of biology. http://www.biochemistry.org/TabID/344/default.aspx


Bio-Link -- Bio-Link enhances and expands biotechnology education programs by providing cutting edge professional development for instructors, by improving curriculum, by making use of technologies and by creating a system that promotes the sharing of information. http://www.bio-link.org/home/


Biomedical Engineering Society -- Organization dedicated to promoting the increase of biomedical engineering knowledge and its utilization. http://bmes.org/


123 Biotech -- Learn the basics of biotechnology, from agricultural biotechnology, to molecular biotechnology and everything in-between. http://www.123biotech.com/


Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) -- Website for the world's largest biotechnology organization which provides advocacy, business development, and communications services. http://www.bio.org/


Botanical Society of America -- Botanical association with information about botany careers. http://www.botany.org/careers/


Careers in Marine Science -- Information on careers in marine biology.  Also provides interviews, frequently asked questions and career links about marine science careers and majors. http://oceanlink.island.net/career/career2.html


Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) -- The Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) brings together students from a diverse range of departments and professional schools relating to biotechnology, including the life sciences, engineering, commerce and law. It provides an autonomous forum for students to discuss and explore interests and research opportunities in academia and in the corporate world of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. http://www.thesbn.ca/


U.S Food and Drug Administration -- Biotechnology information, resources and news from the U.S. FDA. http://www.fda.gov/Food/Biotechnology/default.htm


U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) -- APHIS uses biotechnology, including recombinant DNA technology, and genetic engineering, and participates in programs that use biotechnology to identify and control plant and animal pests. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/


U.S Food and Drug Administration -- Biotechnology information, resources and news from the U.S. FDA. http://www.fda.gov/Food/Biotechnology/default.htm


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American Chemical Society -- Career descriptions of jobs in the different fields of chemistry.

Careers In Chemistry - Career Descriptions


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE) Career Development -- Provides internships in STEM fields, resume help, and career information about chemical engineering. http://www.aiche.org/resources/careers


Chemjobs.net -- Search engine for jobs in chemistry. http://www.chemjobs.net/error/error404/?aspxerrorpath=/chemjobs.html


Royal Society of Chemistry Careers -- Career advice and resources in the field of chemistry. http://www.rsc.org/careers-jobs/


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Computer Science


Careers in Computers -- Jobs for computer science majors. http://www.computerjobs.com/us/en/IT-Jobs/


Computer Science Careers -- Areas in getting started, advancing, transitioning, and entrepreneurship in the field of computers. http://www.computer.org/portal/web/careers/home


ComputerWorld Careers -- Articles, job listings and career resources in computers. http://www.computerworld.com/taxonomy/000/000/000/taxonomy_000000010_index.jsp


Jobs for Software Developers -- Job postings in software development. http://www.developers.net/


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Electronic Careers -- Job listings in the field of electronics. http://www.electroniccareers.com/index.php


Electronics Career Guide -- List or related careers in electronics and career resources related to the fields. http://www.khake.com/page19.html


Career Overview -- Electronic technician overview.



The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering -- IEEE.org serves technical professionals and students who are looking to both foster working relationships and gain access to the latest technical research. http://www.ieee.org/index.html


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American Society of Civil Engineers -- Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. http://www.asce.org/


American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) -- Alphabetical Index of Engineering Technology Degree Programs. http://www.asee.org/papers-and-publications/publications


American Society of Mechanical Engineers -- ASME is the center of engineering conversation. Find engineering news, jobs, career development, codes and standards, conferences, and more. http://www.asme.org/


Careers in Science and Engineering -- Careers in Science and Engineering offers guidance to students on planning careers--particularly careers in nonacademic settings. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=5129


Discover Engineering -- Designed to provide an accessible introduction to engineering. Includes games, idea center, FAQ, downloads, links, and a section about the career. http://www.discoverengineering.org/


Engineering Education Service Center -- Offers lists of scholarships for engineering schools. This page will always be under construction as new scholarships become available and current scholarships are awarded. https://www.engineeringedu.com/shop/engineering-camps/scholarships/


HOW TO BECOME: A Mechanical Engineer (more Career options in the link). 

A free resource created for students and job seekers looking for in-depth career information and guidance in various fields.




National Society of Professional Engineers -- The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure, ethics, and advocating. http://www.nspe.org/index.html


Society of Materials Engineering International -- The ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Database allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 35,000 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers. http://www1.asminternational.org/asmenterprise/apd/


Try Engineering -- Offers many resources for students, parents, teachers and school counselors to understand better what engineering means and how an engineering career can be made part of your future. http://www.tryengineering.org/home.php


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EcoEmploy.com Special Opportunities -- Job postings in the environmental science field.  http://www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/


Environmental Career Guide -- Job descriptions, skills, responsibilities, and salary about environmental jobs. http://www.khake.com/page46.html


Environmental Career Opportunities (ECO) -- Job opportunities and posting of environmental science fields. http://www.ecojobs.com/natural-resource-and-conservation-jobs.htm


EPA Environmental Careers Program -- Career development program for environmental science majors. http://www.epa.gov/ohr/ecp.html


Peace Corps Environmental Careers -- Provides excerpts from environmental careers publication. http://www.peacecorps.gov/resources/returned/tell-your-story/


Student Conservation Association -- Get real conservation experience with SCA expense paid internships along with living stipend, housing, and round trip travel.  Must be 18 or older available 3-12 months in any of the 50 U.S. states. http://www.thesca.org/serve/internships


An overview of careers in sustainability, including a salary calculator that factors in position and location (city & state) http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/careers/


Sustainable Business -- Online community for green businesses: green dream jobs, progressive investors, renewable energy stocks, healthy living stocks, and green capital. http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/


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American Geological Institute Careers -- Career resources including articles, profiles, and adds. http://www.agiweb.org/careers.html


American Geological Society of America -- Grants, internships, and job listings in geology fields. http://www.geosociety.org/profdev/index.htm


Careers in the Geosciences -- Provides you information on what a geoscience does. http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/brochure.html


Geology -- List of geological societies and organizations. http://www.realtime.net/~revenant/geo.html


Geology Earth and Science -- Provides an extensive amount of information regarding geology including careers, articles, and maps. http://geology.com/


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Health Care Careers


 All 50 Medical -- This is a free healthcare career resource for Allied Health, Locum Tenens and traveling nurses to research and find traveling jobs. All50Medical.com


Health Careers -- Industry information on health care careers and detailed job descriptions. http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/home


Health Career Connection (California) -- HCC and its predecessor programs have offered internships in California for over 20 years.  HCC is committed to increasing the number professionals working in the health care field. http://www.healthcareers.org/


Quality Education for Minorities -- QEM provides health focused, science policy focused, and tribal college/science education focused internships for minorities. http://qemnetwork.qem.org/internship.htm


Summer Med & Dental Ed Program -- SMDEP is a free six-week summer medical and dental school preparatory program that offers eligible students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. http://www.smdep.org/


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Industrial Technology


CollegeGrad.com -- Career information, employment, job description, working conditions, and job outlook of machinists. http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/produ04.shtml


Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International -- Understand the field of metal processing better. http://fmanet.org/


Machinist Career Overview -- Discusses careers, jobs, and employment of machinists. http://www.careeroverview.com/machinist-careers.html


National Tooling and Machining Association -- National association of machinists, provides resources for professionals. http://www.ntma.org/


Precision Machined Products Association -- Professional association of machinists. http://www.pmpa.org/


Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation (PMAEF) -- General occupation information of machinists. http://www.pmaef.org/


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American Mathematical Society-- Founded to promote mathematical research and education through conferences, contests surveys, publications, employment services, and scholarship programs.




MAA Math Classified-- MAA ONLINE--Online newsletter and web site of the Mathematical Association of America. http://www.mathclassifieds.org/home/home.cfm?site_id=1925


Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics -- Provides information on mathematics related books, journals, conferences, careers, and advice in Applied Mathematics. http://www.siam.org/careers/


When Will I Use Math-- The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this. http://weusemath.org/


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Physics Jobs and Careers (APS Physics) -- Provides information on the study, major, and careers in physics. http://www.aps.org/about/jobs/index.cfm


Society of Physics Students -- Provides profiles of physicists, advice, and resources on physics careers. http://www.spsnational.org/cup/


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Engineering, Science, and Math Careers -- Provides links of job descriptions in engineering, science and math.  Also read about skills, tools, salary information and job duties of related professions. http://www.khake.com/page53.html


National Science Foundation -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense."  This site offers basic statistics related to NSF's initiatives. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/


Nature Jobs -- Nature jobs is a career resource center for scientists, providing a wide range of career advice and information across Nature Publishing Group journals. http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/


Science Careers -- Provides jobs and literature in the sciences. http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/


Science Jobs -- Provides job listings in science fields including biology, chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and physics. http://www.science-jobs.org/


Science Net -- Undergraduate science summer research programs and internships. http://www.cse.emory.edu/sciencenet/undergrad/Summer_Research/Browse.cfm


Science Undergrad Lab Internships -- The SULI program places students in paid internships in Science and Engineering at any of the several Department of Energy facilities. http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/


STEM Career -- For those seeking and promoting STEM Careers. http://www.stemcareer.com/


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Creative Heads -- Find hundreds of the best jobs in the video game, animation, virtual FX, and software/technology industries. http://www.creativeheads.net/


Dice -- If you are a technology expert in areas such as Information Technology (IT), software, high tech, security, bio-tech, aerospace or engineering Dice is here for you as the #1 technology job board. http://www.dice.com/


Gamasutra -- The art and business of making games. http://www.gamasutra.com/jobs/


Make Games -- Features articles on careers in the computer game development industry.  Students can download chapters from the book, which is for sale on-line. http://www.games.com/


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