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Updates from the APS Office of Education and Diversity
APS and IBM co-sponsor two undergraduate research internship programs; one for undergraduate women and one for underrepresented minorities. The goals of the programs are to encourage women and underrepresented minority undergraduate students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. Both internship programs feature salaried positions at IBM research locations that are typically 10 weeks long and provide an opportunity for interns to work closely with an IBM mentor. Two letters of recommendation are required. For more information visit APS/IBM Research Internship page.
The 2017 Joint Graduate Education and Bridge Program Conference will be held on February 10-12 in College Park, MD. This conference will feature plenary talks on physics graduate education, panels and discussions on diversity, a graduate student poster session, and networking opportunities. Register now at the 2017 Joint Graduate Education and Bridge Program Conference page.
The PhysTEC Conference will take place February 17-18, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. The Physics Teacher Education Coalition’s Annual Conference is the nation's largest meeting dedicated to the education of future physics teachers; it features workshops on best practices and panel discussions by national leaders, as well as excellent networking opportunities for physics teacher educators. Register now at the Conference Registration page.
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