So What Are You Going to Do With That Degree? Physics Majors Get That Question, Too

Even though physics is a STEM field, it has to work to win over students and parents from majors, like computer science and engineering, that sound more practical. Here’s what the discipline is doing to demonstrate it gives students a leg up for a broad set of careers.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 24, 2018, has a good article on the topic of career planning for undergrads and the American Physical Society’s five year study of effective practices for Undergrad Physics Programs.

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Alison Verbeck is the Physics Librarian at Washington University. For more information, contact Alison: