If you are a science graduate looking for a career outside academia, consult the following resources for a list of job websites, social network websites, articles of interest and other career resources.
Science Job Websites - Listings of job boards for science graduates.
Please note that CaPS and McGill do not endorse any particular websites/services; the listing is for your information only.
Articles on alternative career options for science graduates.
- Science alternatives (University of Oxford)
- Science careers outside of academe (UA)
- So you want to be...series (UA)
- So you want to run the lab? (PDF) (nature.com)
For more career information on science careers, consult the following resources.
- Science Careers Booklets (AAAS)
Topics include career trends, running your own lab and more.
- Tomorrow’s Professor Postings (Stanford University)
Articles and postings on careers.
- More to science career posts (BMC)
- Science alternatives books (Available in the McGill Library)
Join one or more groups to connect with alumni and professionals in your field to expand your network and find job opportunities.
A global network that connects McGill alumni.
- Cheeky Scientist
This organization specializes in industry training for academics.
A global network of science faculty and students.
A platform for scientists to collaborate with a friend or colleague.
- Versatile PhD
An online community for graduates interested in non-academic careers.
- Directory of scientists and other research professionals
Access to 800 professionals from government institutions.
- LinkedIn - McGill University
Connect McGill alumni on LinkedIn to build your network.