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SPS News - Issue 125: February 27, 2018

SPS Leadership Nominations

Do you want the opportunity to lead the chapters in your zone and work with SPS National to shape future events and programs? Join the 2018-19 SPS National Council, nominations are open! Find more information about the AZC and ZC positions and download information flyers. Nominations are due March 15, here.

Scholarships & Awards Available

SPS Scholarship applications and recommendations are due online and official transcripts must be postmarked by March 15. Start your application today!


Applications for the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award and Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award are due March 15, find more info and apply today!

Journal of Undergraduate Reports in Physics (JURP)

SPS is accepting submissions for the Journal of Undergraduate Reports in Physics (JURP). JURP gives undergraduate students the opportunity to share your work and be published in a peer-reviewed journal. For submission dates and instructions, click here.

Recognize your Achievements

Sigma Pi Sigma is the honor society for physics students. Contact your advisor regarding your school’s eligibility requirements and induction ceremony. Already a ΣΠΣ member? Order your stole, tassel, or honor cord now to ensure delivery before May graduation.

Future of Physics Day at APS March

Future of Physics Days (FPD) offers undergrads the opportunity to present their research, learn about grad school and career options, and connect with the scientific community. Check out the FPD APS March schedule, here.

GradSchoolShopper at APS March

Attending APS March? So is GradSchoolShopper! Stop by our booth at the exhibit hall to learn more about GSS, get FREE prizes and swag, or simply to say hi! Visit now to sign-up for an account or get the book for free here.

Careers Toolbox

The updated Careers Toolbox is out! It features updated statistics for physics degree holders, sample resumes, job search information, and more! Want to purchase it for personal or class use? Click here. To download the PDF, click here.  For informational flyers, click here.

NASA Academy Internship

Still searching for a summer internship? The NASA Academy offers a 10-week summer internship for highly motivated and successful undergraduate & graduate students. Interns will work on either space, aeronautics, or robotics based research. Applications are due March 1. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

APS April Meeting, April 14-17

Early Registration is open until March 2 for the APS April Meeting in Columbus, OH. Conference information is located here.


175th Meeting of ASA, May 7-11

Registration is open until April 9 for the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Minneapolis, MN. Conference information is located here.


232nd Meeting of AAS, June 3-7

Early Registration is open until February 26 for the 232nd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Denver, CO. Conference information is located here.


SPS offers Travel Awards of $200 to members presenting their research at AIP member society meetings. A limited number of awards will be offered. Apply Today!


SPS members attending and reporting on professional physics meetings are eligible to receive $200 in travel reimbursement. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply Now!

SPS Jobs Hired
SPS Jobs

Dynamic Compression Summer School

Institute for Shock Physics Washington State University


Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at Southern Illinois University

Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Sevilleta REU Position

UNM Sevilleta Field Station

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