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Student Resources

Sigma Pi Sigma - The Physics Honor Society

Sigma Pi Sigma honors outstanding scholarship in physics, encourages interest in the field, and promotes among its approximately 40,000 members an attitude of service towards the entire physics community and the public. The Sigma Pi Sigma website features information on the organization's mission, outreach efforts, congresses, as well as Radiations magazine.

The Nucleus

The Nucleus is an online resource designed as an informational touch point for physics and astronomy students. The site features summer research listings, scholarship information, textbook reviews, message boards, etc.

Jobs/Career & Education Information

Physics Today Jobs

Physics Today Jobs features career opportunities in the physical sciences, engineering, and computing. With over 3,000 jobs in industry, academia, and government posted yearly, and more than 5,000 resumes of highly trained job seekers holding physics degrees from B.S. to Ph.D., it is the premier jobs resource for physics and related fields.

Society of Physics Students: Careers Using Physics

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is an organization of approximately 4,500 members, with chapters at 800 institutions of higher education across the United States. Go to "Careers Using Physics" for career advice, tips on educational experience and networking, perspectives from professionals with physics backgrounds, and more.

AIP Statistical Research Center: Graduate Education

The AIP Statistical Research Center (SRC) collects, analyzes, and disseminates data on education and employment in physics and related fields. The SRC's Graduate Education page includes comprehensive data on current and historic trends for enrollment and degree production, including student demographics, educational experience, and the post-degree plans of graduate students. The site is an invaluable resource for students, academic departments, and researchers alike.

Professional and Social Networking in Physics & Related Fields

UniPHY - The social networking site for physical scientists

UniPHY is the world's first and only social networking site designed specifically for physical scientists. With over 25,000 registered members from around the world, UniPHY allows physicists, engineers, and other scientists to connect with and explore professional contacts and identify researchers with the expertise needed for collaborations. Whether you are a researcher looking for your perfect collaborator, or a prospective graduate student investigating the resumes of faculty members, UniPHY can help you build connections within the physics community and investigate the research accomplishments of prospective professors.

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Publications

AIP Journals

AIP journals - many of which are among the most highly cited in their field - form the core of physics literature in libraries worldwide. With their high technical and editorial standards, these publications attract the most vital and current research papers from the world's leading authorities in fields ranging from chemistry, mathematics, fluid dynamics, and more.

Physics Today

Physics Today, the flagship publication of the American Institute of Physics, is the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, informing readers about science and its place in the world with authoritative features, full news coverage and analysis, and fresh perspectives on technological and ground-breaking research.

Science News

Inside Science Television

Inside Science Television (ISTV) is the successor of the popular program "Discoveries and Breakthroughs in Science". Now part of the Inside Science family of products, the new video program features a 90-second news format with an updated look and feel, and with a greater emphasis on the physical sciences as well as other research sciences. A new video is released every week, so check regularly for the most up-to-date science news!

Inside Science News Service

Inside Science News Service (ISNS) is a science news service that delivers news content on science research, policy, current affairs and more.