Get involved in APS Mentoring

Studying physics is both rewarding and challenging, and both students and early-career physicists can benefit from the guidance of an experienced mentor. For physicists established in their career, guiding the next generation of scientists can be equally rewarding.

We offer a variety of programs to connect students with experienced, passionate mentors across the many disciplines of physics.

Industry Mentoring for Physicists

The Industry Mentoring for Physicists (IMPact) program connects students and early-career physicists from any country with industrial physicists worldwide for career guidance.

Make an impact in physics as an industry mentor or mentee

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National Mentoring Community

The National Mentoring Community envisions a future in which no one is marginalized or minoritized in physics on the basis of race or ethnicity. To achieve this, the NMC prioritizes mentoring, professional development opportunities, and access to resources for Black/African, Latinx, and Indigenous physics students.

Participate in the National Mentoring Community

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Career Mentoring Fellows

APS Career Mentoring Fellows are physicists across all work sectors, in every area of the field, who are interested in forging a stronger connection with the physics community through mentoring undergraduates, and learning and teaching about diverse career options in physics.

Learn more about Career Mentoring Fellows

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Career and mentoring resources

APS is committed to the success of all physicists at all levels of their education and careers.

Physics mentoring

APS brings together students and early career physicists with experienced professionals to foster mutually fulfilling connections in the physics community.

Learn more about mentoring with APS

Careers & education

We offer advice, funding, internship, fellowship, job listings, and more resources to support you at every stage of your education and career.

Career and education resources

Diversity, equity, & inclusion in physics

APS is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive physics community where everyone passionate about science can succeed.

DEI initiatives at APS