Cornell’s Physics and Education Departments offer a series of opportunities for students interested in exploring physics teaching careers and earning teaching certification.
For Undergraduate Students:
For Graduate Students:
- Set up a meeting with our Physics Teacher in Residence, Jim Overhiser (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Professor Robert Thorne (email@example.com) to discuss your teaching interests.
- Take the seminar course Physics 7684, “Teaching and Learning Physics”.
- Obtain a Master of Arts in Teaching and certification in Physics teaching.
- Learn about grants and other sources of funding other than graduate teaching assistantships to support your training as a teacher.