Physics & Astronomy Job Opportunities

Within the Department

Department Office

The Department usually has a student assistant in the main office to help answer telephone calls, deliver mail, make copies, and perform other tasks.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants

The Department welcomes experienced, responsible undergraduate students to serve as teaching assistants for laboratory sections in courses like PHY 100 Physics for Elementary Teachers, PHY 101 Physical Science in the Arts, and AST 204 Astronomical Investigations.

Graduate Teaching Assistants

The Department welcomes experienced, responsible graduate students to serve as teaching assistants for laboratory sections in PHY 221 through PHY 224 (introductory physics).

Research Assistants

Undergraduate and graduate research assistantships are ocasionally available in faculty research laboratories; please contact the faculty member of interest.

 

Outside of the Department

NSF Summer Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsors several universities and colleges around the nation to provide Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). Please check the NSF REU website to learn about the large array of research opportunities. Be sure to think ahead and apply during late January and early February, typically after you have taken at least a full year of introductory physics courses (PHY 223 & 224).

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