Careers in Astronomy

So you're earning your degree in astronomy, but then what? Follow these links for information on careers in astronomy.

College of Natural Sciences

Career Services

University of Texas

UT Career Center

Student Employment

McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded program that provides a comprehensive Ph.D. preparatory program for first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students. One of the main components of the program is a Summer Research Internship.

American Astronomical Society

Careers in Astronomy

National Optical Astronomy Observatory

Being an Astronomer FAQ (In Spanish)

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UG-Research Front

Research Opportunities with UT Faculty and Staff

Current Undergraduate Research Projects

UT Research Courses

UT Research Fellowships

Off-campus Research (REUs and more)

Careers in Astronomy