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APS provides several opportunities for our members to mentor the next generation of physicists:
Industry Mentoring for Physicists (IMPact) connects industry professionals with students exploring career options.
Career Mentoring Fellows attend an APS March or April Meeting to provide feedback on undergraduate student presentations. Fellows also receive implicit bias training and give a career talk at an institution near them.
Apply to be a 2021 CM Fellow
The National Mentoring Community supports African American, Hispanic American, and Native American undergraduate physics students.
Across the Spectrum Playing Cards
Showcase physics careers for you students with Across the Spectrum playing cards. Each deck features 26 career profiles of women and gender minorities in physics.
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Insight Physics Slideshows
Physics InSight is a series of slideshows designed to inform and excite undergraduates about physics.
Distinguished Lectureship Award
This award seeks to recognize and honor physicists in industrial and other non-academic careers.
Statistical Job Data
The AIP Statistical Research Center publishes, graphs, and analyzes data on education and employment in physics.
Committee on Careers & Professional Development
The Committee is responsible for coordinating affairs within the Society concerned with career and professional development in physics.
Work at APS
APS is looking for people with a passion for physics and the physical sciences to join our team of talented professionals.
Panel: The Relationship Between Government and Industry
February 9, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Webinar: Industry versus Academic Priorities in Publications and Presentations
February 23, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NMC Networking Fair
February 20, 2021 | Virtual
March Job Expo
March 16-18, 2021 | Virtual
March Meeting Student Game Night: Physics Crossing
March 16, 2021 | Virtual
March Meeting Grad Fair
March 17, 2021 | Virtual
March Meeting Career Workshop
March 18, 2021 | Virtual