Career Management Resources for Scientists and Engineers

Here is a list of books and other reference materials that people I’ve spoken to for this project have recommended:


The Industrial Physicist Archive of the now out of print magazine by the American Institute of Physics

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Radical Careering by Sally Hogshead


System Engineering – a Great Fit for a Physics Background by David Giltner


Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists by Peter Fiske

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

Secrets of Power Salary Negotiating: Inside Secrets from a Master Negotiator by Roger Dawson

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
by Jim Collins

The Innovators Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen

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