Perimeter Institute building, golden facade, Credit Tom Arban

Career resources

We help you figure out where to get help online, in the local area, and beyond.

Job hunting during COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting almost all aspects of our lives, your job-hunting strategy will likely need some tweaking. To help you along, we're collecting some useful resources on going remote.

Career Management at University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo provides many resources for students to learn about career management techniques, graduate/professional school preparation, work search methods and how to set meaningful and achievable goals, as well as providing support from the early stages of inspiration and discovery to the incubation and acceleration of commercial and social ventures, and linking PhD students with staff on campus who hold advanced degrees.

Entrepreneurship in Kitchener–Waterloo and Toronto

When it comes to the number of technology workers and the density of startups, Ontario is second only to Silicon Valley. The region provides many resources and mentorship for people who want to turn their idea into a company.

Recruitment companies for physicists

  • Tekna Search (recruiting for quantum computing and AI companies)
  • QURECA (Quantum Resources & Careers)

Job boards for physicists

Web resources for physics careers

Articles & books on job searching for academics & researchers

Research paper on careers for physicists

Talks on careers for physicists

Webinars on careers for physicists