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For Undergraduate Students

College Departments that offer Astronomy related degrees – This is by no means a complete list, but a comprehensive and frequently updated version of the more well known Physics and Astronomy Departments in this country.

The AAS Career Brochure – With answers to frequently asked questions about careers in Astronomy such as "What kind of jobs are there?" and "How much do Astronomers make?"

Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students – A list of Research Experiments for Undergraduate Students and Summer programs.

Society of Physics Students – The SPS is a professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics.

Internships – Summer programs that are not part of the above NSF REU program are included on Summer Opportunities page.

Astrobites – A daily astrophysical literature journal written by graduate students in astronomy, with one interesting paper presented briefly each day in a format that is accessible to undergraduate students in the physical sciences who are interested in active research.

Online courses in physics, astronomy, and related subjects.

For Graduate Students

National Science Foundation – Access to publication list and many graduate level resources.

Reshaping the Graduate Education of Scientists and Engineers – The National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, recommends that graduate programs provide a broader exposure to experiences desired by both academic and nonacademic employers.

Internships – Astronomy Fellowships are advertised by the institutions in the Job Register.