Physics and Astronomy

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Student Resources

Thinking about graduate school? Need a resume template? Looking for internships? Start here.

Career and Internship opportunities

AIP - The American Institute of Physics site, where you can find lots of great information. This includes statistics about starting salaries, employment, growing fields, etc.

REU list - A searchable list of REU sites from the NSF.

APS Career Center - Helpful resources for thinking about a career in physics, finding internships, and finding research opportunities.

Graduate School

Physics GRE Help - The Ursinus Physics Department guide for studying for the Physics GRE.

GradSchoolShopper - The place to start! A searchable database of graduate schools for physics, engineering, and related fields. Managed by the American Institute of Physics.

APS Career Center - Helpful resources for thinking about a career in physics, finding internships, and finding research opportunities.

Helpful Files

Ursinus thesis template - A LaTeX template for creating an Ursinus thesis. It includes samples of chapters, abstract, bibliography, etc. Instructions are in the file sampleThesis.tex.

LaTeX CV/Resume template - A LaTeX template for creating a CV or resume.