This website is designed to offer resources and advice that will help you succeed in your career after graduating CU Boulder. Navigate with the following main sections:

Previous Events/Resources

Recordings and presentations of past events. Check out this page if you want to see the presentation from an event you missed!

Undergraduate Opportunities

Opportunities to build your career while you are pursuing your undergraduate degree at CU, including research, teaching, and campus programs.

Applying to Grad School

Resources for choosing graduate programs, writing entrance essays, taking standardized tests, conducting interviews and visits, and finding funding through fellowships/scholarships.


Advice and resources for using your APS/Physics degree to find a career.


APS/PHYS Professional Development (previously "Beyond Boulder") was started in Fall 2008 by Makenzie Lystrup with support from a National Science Foundation Astronomy & Astrophysics Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. She ran the program through Spring 2011. Emily Levesque led the program from 2011-2014, and Mikki Osterloo of CU/LASP from 2014-2016, and Nick Schneider of APS from 2016-2020. Meredith MacGregor has been the coordinator since Fall 2020.