Shaping a career in science need not be a solitary challenge. Helping scientists and engineers forge successful career paths is one way that AAAS "advances science and serves society."

Develop your career in science. AAAS offers tools and tips, job market information, and a supportive online community.

Visiting Scholar

This program provides a unique opportunity for scientists, policy specialists, and other experts to further their scholarly endeavors for up to one year at AAAS headquarters in Washington, DC. Through a competitive selection process, AAAS seeks to host the best talent in the field.

Career Development

AAAS's Career Development Center offers a range of online learning courses to members and non-members alike to bridge professional gaps. Courses include, networking and presenting, proposal writing and policy fundamentals.


Fellowship opportunities at AAAS offer a chance for science and engineering professionals to participate in and develop leadership skills for government, policy-making, and mass media roles.


Offering a variety of full and part-time internships to college-level students year-round, AAAS offers great opportunities to obtain real-world experiences in a science-related setting.

Work at AAAS

Find a career opportunity where you can learn, make important contributions, and grow professionally among leaders in science policy, STEM education, science publishing and other exciting fields.

AAAS Awards

For their significant contributions to science and to the public's understanding of science, AAAS recognizes scientists, journalists, and public servants each year at the Annual Meeting.