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Professional Organizations
Professional organizations and associations provide a wide range of resources for planning and navigating a career in physics. These groups can play a key role in your development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your industry. Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a network of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career forward. They can offer a variety of services including job referral services, continuing education courses, insurance, travel benefits, periodicals, and meeting and conference opportunities. The following is a partial list of professional associations serving physicists.  A broader list of professional associations is also available by clicking here.

American Institute of Physics
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) began in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. It's mission is to serve physics, astronomy, and related fields of science and technology.

Acoustical Society of America
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
American Association of Physics Teachers
American Astronomical Society
American Crystallographic Association
American Geophysical Union
American Physical Society
American Vacuum Society
Optical Society of America
Physics Teacher Education Coalition
Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society
Society of Physics Students
The Society of Rheology
 


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