Get Involved

APS members play key roles in shaping and participating in APS policy and advocacy.

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Take Action for Physics Today

Make your voice heard and rise up for the physics community. 

Contact policymakers and urge them to support physicists and science-related issues.

Special Opportunities

APS shares ways to get involved in advocating for policies that positively impact the physics community.

  • Apply for the APS Congressional Fellowship: Selected fellows serve for one year at a congressional office and may gain knowledge in policy work. The fellow does not work directly with APS Government Affairs. Applications typically open in the fall.  

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Become an APS Unit Leader

As subject matter experts in physics, APS Unit leaders can provide valuable information and resources APS's policy work. Leaders may also attend Congressional Visit Days to advocate for physics issues.

Other Opportunities for Involvement

There are many other ways to contribute to policy efforts that advance physics and the STEM community.