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The 33rd Annual Hampton University Graduate Studies Program


We are pleased to announce a special mini-workshop for graduate students and post-docs:

Physics Careers at HUGS 2018
Monday, June 11, 2018 1-6 pm
Jefferson Lab, CC F113

Registration deadline: June 4th, 2018

The space for the second part (mock interview session) of the event is limited to a total of 36 candidates for four parallel sessions. So, apply for the advertised jobs as soon as possible with your CV. We will try to fit you in your preferred session.

This mini-workshop is part of the HUGS 2018 Summer School in nuclear physics, but open to all interested graduate students and post-docs from the Jefferson Lab community.

The workshop is free (but space is limited and registration is required) and intended to offer a perspective on academic and non-academic careers and includes a hands-on session with practical advice on resume and CV writing.

For questions contact the organizers: Alberto Accardi (, Carlota Andres (, and Narbe Kalantarians (narbe@jlab,org)

Physics Careers at HUGS 2018

Part 1 - Careers in Phyics
13:00-13:20 Life of a Physicist at NASA [slides] Julie Williams-Byrd (NASA-LARC)
13:25-13:45 Industrial Careers [abs] [slides] John Rumble (R&R Data Services)
13:50-14:10 Physicists in Medicine [slides] Vahagn Nazaryan (HUPTI)
14:15-14:35 From Theoretical Physics to Art: A Non-traditional Physics Career [slides] Agnes Mocsy (Pratt Institute)
14:40-15:00 Coffee break  
15:00- 15:40 Panel discussion Speakers and audience
Part 2 - Hands-on: how to get your job
15:40-16:30 CV/resume review and discussion [slides] John Rumble (R&R Data Services)
16:30-18:00 Mock interview sessions (RESTRICTED)
(parallel sessions conducted by the speakers)

Note also:

Interesting conference: Frontiers and Careers 2018

Mock Job Interviews

In order to participate in mock job interviews, please apply to one of the mock jobs advertised below by the stated deadline.

Application procedure

Applicants should send the application material mentioned in the job ad (typically a CV or resume and a cover letter) in PDF, Microsoft Word or RTF format to Carlota Andres ( and Narbe Kalantarians ( Please indicate in your e-mail what position you are applying for.

Note that your submission may be reviewed and shared, in anonymous form, with other workshop participants. Let us know in your e-mail whether you strongly object to this - but keep in mind that what you did well and what was not as effective in your submission materials will be instructve for all.

Deadline for Mock Job Applications: Wedensday, June 6th, 2018


Resumes, CVs, cover letters, and all that:

The APS Careers in Physics website:

For all (applicants and interviewers):