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Whether you're looking for career advancement, mentorship, collaborators, or others who share your special interests in physics, APS can connect you.
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Make the most of your APS membership

APS communities offer members many opportunities to connect with those who share their special interests in physics, discover events and job opportunities, and grow as scientific leaders.

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Find other physicists in your region and specialty.

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APS chapters support graduate students, postdocs, and early career scientists at their colleges, universities, and national laboratories.

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Student ambassadors serve as a voice for physics by building inclusive communities at colleges and universities around the world.

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The Gender Inclusive Physics Community helps women and gender minority students connect and advance in their studies and careers.

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Explore APS membership opportunities and benefits for physicists outside the United States.

A worldwide community of teachers, researchers, and professional societies working to inspire young women to pursue physics in college.

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NMC provides mentoring and resources for historically underrepresented physics undergrads and graduate students.


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Find your professional home in a diverse physics community and actively engage in scientific education, research, and advocacy.

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Joining APS connects you to other students, mentors, funding opportunities, and ways to advance your education and career in physics.

APS offers membership dues at rates to fit a variety of circumstances and career levels.

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Connect with others studying and working in the fields of aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, software, biophysics, and more.

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If you embrace scientific discovery, truth and integrity, partnership, inclusion, and lifelong curiosity, this is your professional home.