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Tips for Entry

Learn more about trends in the industry and potential employers from publications such as:

  • Astrophysical Journal (
  • Astronomy & Physics (

Visit the following Web sites for job listings:


Join professional associations such as the American Astronomical Society and Astronomical Society of the Pacific to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Participate in internships or part-time jobs that are arranged by your college’s career services office.

Conduct information interviews with astronomers and ask them for advice on preparing for and entering the field.

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