Minorities in Physics
APS is committed to the inclusion of underrepresented minorities in physics and has spent decades working on programs to increase recruitment and retention of African American, Hispanic American, and Native American physicists.
IBM Research/APS Internships for Underrepresented Minority Students
Application Deadline: February 15, 2016
APS and IBM co-sponsor a 10-week paid summer internship for undergraduate minority students at one of three IBM locations.
National Mentoring Community
An effort to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who complete bachelor’s degrees in physics.
More about National Mentoring Community
National Mentoring Community Conference
The 2016 NMC Conference will be held October 21 through 23 at the University of Houston.
APS Bridge Program
Encouraging African American, Native American & Hispanic American Ph.D.s
Created to measurably increase the number of physics Ph.D.s granted to underrepresented minorities over the next ten years by establishing a set of bridge programs that facilitate student transitions from undergraduate degree programs to graduate school.
More about Bridge Program
Brochure & Poster
Brochure: Explore, Understand, Succeed
A brochure encouraging minority students to study physics and providing information about physics careers. If you would like to order copies of this brochure in English or Spanish, please visit the APS Store and get your copies today!
Poster: Conquer Your Universe, Master Physics!
Aimed at minority students, this vibrant poster will encourage all students to master physics and gain a better understanding of their physical universe.
Learn more and order copies
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