Careers Beyond the Academy - Job Search Resources

UC Berkeley Career Center
Job Listings By Academic Field

Job Listings By Organization Type

UC Berkeley Career Center

  • Handshake - Your gateway to online Career Center services, exclusively for Cal students and alumni. Handshake grants one-stop access to hundreds of jobs and internships, On-Campus Recruiting (OCR), and other essential employment and internship resources.
  • Job Listing Sites recommended by Career Center counseling staff - Although many of the job listings are for bachelor’s level job candidates, the sites do contain job listings for PhDs.

Job Listings by Academic Field

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Opportunity Knocks - This comprehensive site focuses specifically on the nonprofit world.

Mathematics and Sciences

  • - Comprehensive website for PhDs in mathematics, engineering and science.
  • - Search for jobs on this site. BioSpace also sponsors career fairs in the Bay Area and in other locales.
  • American Statistical Association - Job listings in research, government, and industry settings that typically require an advanced degree in Math and/or Statistics.

Job Listings by Organization Type

These sites offer many job listings for advanced degree candidates.

Government and Nonprofit


Academic - Faculty, staff and managerial position listings in the US and worldwide.

Research Institutes & Think Tanks

  • NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks - This site contains links to research institutes in more than 50 countries. Search for job vacancies, fellowships and special events sponsored by the organizations.

Freelance Jobs

  • - Billed as "the world’s largest marketplace for freelance talent."
  • musicalchairs - Classical music jobs around the globe.


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