Careers in Public Service

See how a physicist can give back to the community in a government or public service role!

Bachelor's Degree

Middy Tilghman
Middy Tilghman's love for whitewater kayaking and adventures has taken him around the globe.
Mike Long
Physics and comedy? For Mike Long, that’s no joke.
Thomas Hefner
Thomas' interest in physics and his drive to give back to society led him to teaching high school level physics.

Doctorate Degree

Julianne Pollard-Larkin
Julianne Pollard-Larkin
Julie, a clinical medical physicist, researcher, and professor, helps treat cancer patients with thoracic tumors.
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Kathy McCormick
Kathy's work in radiation detection at national labs gave her the physics background that assists her as a subject matter expert for the US Government.

Common Career Paths in the Public Sector

High School Physics Teacher

High School Physics Teacher

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