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SPS PhysicsQuest Outreach Internship with APS

Primary Institution: Society of Physics Students, working onsite at the American Physical Society
Affiliation: American Institute of Physics
City: College Park
State: MD
Job Duration: 9.5 Weeks, Summer 2013
Class Requirement: soph - senior year
Position Type: Education/Outreach
Discipline(s): Theme for PhysicsQuest still to be determined
Description: American Physical Society, Public Outreach Department

The American Physical Society (APS) seeks an SPS intern to help design activities for the middle school level national science outreach project, PhysicsQuest.

The intern will develop extension activities to complement the core PhysicsQuest experiments and will be expected to help write teacher/student instructions for each activity. Examples of last year's PhysicsQuest manual and extension activities can be found on the PhysicsQuest website (

• Completion of at least two years of college physics
• Demonstrated writing skills
• Interest in public outreach and informal education
• Excellent communication skills

SPS intern positions based in Washington, DC are also available in science research, outreach, writing, and policy. See for details.
Stipend: $4,500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Daily commuting expenses
Application Deadline: 02/01/2013
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Kendra Redmond
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-209-3047
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