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Physics changes Everything!
Are you interested in making the next generation of solar cells or using nanotechnology to make computers faster and smaller? Or do you want to program computers to predict how fluids flow or mix? Learning about physics will position you to gain a deeper understanding of how the world works and appreciate what others might miss. Our personal and award-winning teaching and emphasis on cutting-edge research opportunities for all students make this possible.
Meet our dynamic community of faculty, staff, and students
Explore the Physics major and minor, the dual degree engineering program and find advice on choosing your first physics course.
Join faculty-led research on these exciting topics and pursue summer research or internships domestically and internationally.
Pursue experiential learning opportunities and prepare for a variety of careers.
Alumnae share stories of their trajectory from Mount Holyoke to their careers.
Physics Today offers students science-specific career advice and resources. The opportunities advertised on Physics Today include postdoctoral, tenure-track, fellowships, internships and REUs, senior academic, governmental, and private-sector positions.
Joining APS is the perfect way to stay connected with the most recent developments in the physics world. In addition, APS works on behalf of the physics community to improve physics education, inform the public and policy leaders about the importance and excitement of physics, increase the diversity of the field, and reach out to physicists around the world.
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