Posts Tagged ‘society of physics students’

PhysCon 2012 Wrap-Up

The Incredible Booth #18 - GradschoolShopper's home at PhysCon

We’re baaaaa-aaaack!  And PhysCon was a blast!

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GradschoolShopper attends Chinese Physical Society 2012 Fall Conference

Students visiting the GradschoolShopper Booth at the Conference.

The 2012 Fall Chinese Physics Conference, held in Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China, September 20-23, provided an excellent opportunity for GradschoolShopper to meet hundreds of physics scholars and students in China.

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Using job-seeking skills in your grad school career (Podcast #6)


Amanda Palchak is our guest this episode. She is a physics graduate student at the University of Southern Mississippi, and was a Society of Physics Students intern this past summer. Amanda worked on “Career Pathways”, a career resource for undergraduates, and will share her advice about how to get into TA and RA positions — and what they’re good for!

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How to approach the process of applying to graduate school (Podcast #3)

Gary White, Director of the Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma

Welcome to the GradschoolShopper podcast. Today, Gary White, director of the Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma, shows us how to start the process of applying to graduate programs in physics, astronomy, or related fields.

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Our Flyer-flyer Competition: Origami Plane Physics

Tim Clark from the University of West Florida is our Winner in the Flyer-flyer Competition

In the GradschoolShopper booth at the 2012 APS March Meeting, we decided to spruce things up a bit. Sure, we have a flyer – and it has a lot of information for students on how to find the best graduate degree in science through our (free) online search engine. Sure, it’s a great flyer and we gave it away like hotcakes, along with our super fashionable string backpack — but why not go a step further and make our flyer fly, literally?

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