Loyola University Chicago

Department of Physics

Professional Societies in Physics

Several organizations provide the physics community with news on scientific breakthroughs, career services, job postings, networking opportunites, and general information about the field. These organizations offer student memberships at reduced prices. The memberships often include a subscription to a scientific journal and lowered registration fees for conferences. The major organizations in physics and biophysics are the American Physical Society (APS), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), Biophysical Society, and the Society of Physics Students.