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Beyond the CLassroom

Department of Physics

Take a break from your books.

Studying and taking tests is important, but so is going beyond the classroom to maximize your college experience. Check out the options you have to make the most of your time at Purdue Fort Wayne.

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Jobs and internships

For the experience you want—and need.

Whether you’re looking for a part-time job on campus or a full-time job after graduation, we have lots of options. 

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Internships come in two flavors: paid and unpaid. Check out what’s available now, and look back often for more opportunities. 

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Society of Physics Students

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Stimulate your curiosity.

Join this club to learn more about the physical world with other physicists in the making.

Astronomy Club

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For an out-of-this-world experience

Black holes. Exoplanets. Dark matter. Neutron stars. If this stuff excites you, you have to join the Astronomy Club.
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Sigma Pi Sigma

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The physics honor society.

Join our chapter of this national honors society, which is restricted to colleges and universities of recognized standing that offer a strong physics major.
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Study Abroad

Let the world be your classroom.

Your college experience is special—and uniquely yours. Imagine enhancing it by taking your studies overseas. Living and learning in a different country will foster both your independence and your personal development. Through this experience, and the knowledge you’ll gain living like a local, you’ll emerge with a new perspective.