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Career Fairs

MRS invites employers and job applicants to participate in career fairs operated at its Spring and Fall Meetings. Current MRS members may participate at no charge (remember—if you attend an MRS meeting, your registration includes complimentary membership). Information about upcoming career fairs is available on our Spring and Fall Meeting pages.

2019 MRS Fall Meeting Career Fair

NEW Career Resources

Webinars, tip sheets and templates to help you learn how to network, make the most of conferences, and boost career opportunities. Learn more »


At the 2018 MRS Fall Meeting, MRS TV asked attendees, "What advice would you have for someone who's considering a career in materials research?

Other Resources

Everything you need to make your resume stand out, ace the interview, advance your career, and navigate the digital world through social media and digital communication. Learn more »

Job Board

The MRS Job Board maintains an extensive list of open positions for materials scientists and researchers. Job seekers can post a resume and search new positions. Employers can post open positions and search resumes to find strong candidates. Search for your next position today »

Online Courses

AAUW Work Smart Online is a FREE self-paced online salary negotiation workshop, designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to negotiate for fair pay. Participants learn how to research competitive salaries, articulate their skills, qualifications and experience, and ask for – and get—the pay they deserve.
Sign up for AAUW Work Smart Online today and become an advocate for equal pay.

Professional Development

MRS offers various workshops, seminars and webinars to engage the membership and encourage involvement in professional development outreach activities. Sessions are designed to enhance professional communication skills with the general public, through science presentations, poster sessions, science journalism, press communications and public service information. Find out more »