Student Groups

SPS Student Group

Society of Physics Students (SPS)

The SPS is the professional society for physics students and their mentors. UAB's chapter of the Society of Physics Students seeks to promote the advancement and expansion of physics knowledge by participating in social, academic, and outreach events that benefit the local and academic communities while introducing students to the professional community. This student organization is focused on student engagement and retention and on helping students. Find practical information on what to do with a degree in physics and how to apply for jobs and internships as well as for graduate school.

Our students and faculty advisors encourage and assist other students interested in physics to develop the knowledge, competence, enthusiasm, and social responsibility that are essential to the advancement of physics and for pursuing the 21st century career opportunities available to physics graduates.

Membership is open to all persons interested in physics. Any student, both graduate and undergraduate, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is recognized as a student member. Any other person interested in being a member of the Society of Physics Students, but is not currently a student, is recognized as a non-student member.

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