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SPS News - Issue 145: January 22, 2019

Free Online Career Resources

SPS provides free career resources including webinars, advice articles, and resources to help you prepare for interviews and land the job.

One of those resources is the Careers Toolbox which is a free online tool that provides self-guided support for undergraduates seeking to enter the workforce. The Careers Toolbox features statistics for physics degree holders, sample resumes, job search information, and more! Click here to download the book for free or purchase a hardcopy of the book.

Still Looking for Internships & REUs?

It’s not too late to find your dream internship or REU! Head over to SPS Jobs and browse available summer opportunities in industry, academia, and government sectors.

If you are looking for jobs after graduation, SPS Jobs can help you with that too! Create a free account and start planning for your future today!

Spring Award & Scholarship Applications Now Open!

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

Tips & Advice for GRE Test Day

Who knew that the way you dress on test day can affect your performance on the GRE? Did you know that even your eye glasses will be checked before you take the test? Here is a comprehensive list of tips and advice to remember on GRE test day. Also, check out this quick overview of the Physics Subject Test.

AAPM Undergraduate Summer Opportunities

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) offers 10 week summer programs for undergraduate students to gain experience in medical physics by performing research in a medical physics laboratory or assisting with clinical service at a clinical facility. Click here for more information about these opportunities! Application deadlines are February 1.

Nominations Open for the SPS National Council

Are you or someone you know interested in representing chapters from your region on the SPS National Council? Nominations for the 2019-20 National Council are open! Find more information about the SPS President, AZC and ZC positions here.

In Your Advisor’s Mailbox: SPS Spring Mailer

The SPS Spring Mailer should be in your SPS Chapter Advisor’s campus mailbox! All chapters will receive Sigma Pi Sigma brochures, PhysCon save-the-dates, chapter report info, and more! Check out our website to download additional copies of these valuable resources.

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

APS March Meeting, March 4-8

Registration is open until February 22 for the APS March Meeting 2019 in Boston, MA. Conference info is located here.


 APS April Meeting, April 13-16

Registration is open until March 1 for the APS April Meeting in Denver, CO. Conference info 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

UC Santa Barbara MRSEC REU - Future Leaders in Advanced Materials

Materials Research Lab, UC Santa Barbara


REU: Materials for Society at Boise State University

Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering - Boise State University


Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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