Internships & Employment

Internships & Employment

The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas. Recent internships have included research at or with :

     • Los Alamos National Laboratory
     • Purdue University
     • University of Alabama
     • Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
     • University of Rochester
     • SRI International
     • Colorado State University
     • Notre Dame
     • Cornell University
     • North Carolina State University
     • Boston College
     • University of Arizona   
     • Lehigh University
     • University of Maryland
     • University of California-Davis    
     • NASA
     • ENS Cachan (Paris, France)
     • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
     • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
     • University of South Florida (CREOLE)
     • West Virginia University
     • Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
     • Army Research Labs
     • Air Force Research Labs
     • DAAD Rise (Germany)
     • Grove City College
     • Rochester Institute of Technology
     • Idaho State University
     • SPS Mather Public Policy
     • InterSystems

Others have been employed by:

     • Lincoln Electric
     • Westinghouse Electric
     • Sensis, Inc.
     • Carnegie Mellon University
     • II-VI, Inc.
     • Angel Prison Ministry
     • Johns Hopkins Applied Research Lab
     • U.S. Navy Nuclear program
     • Lockheed Martin
     • Edmund Optics
     • Educational Testing Services
     • NSA
     • U.S. Customs Service
     • EQT Corporation
     • U.S. Army
     • Northrup Grumman
     • Intersystems
     • Systems Planning and Analysis


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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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Facilities and Equipment

​Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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Physics Club

​A division of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), the purpose of the club is to encourage a broader knowledge of physics and an understanding of the field of physics.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physics faculty at Grove City College.

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