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General Job Sites

  • Handshake – Your gateway to online Berkeley Career Engagement 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 Berkeley Career Engagement 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.