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Engineering Post doc in physics after bachelors in engineering

  1. Mar 28, 2012 #1

    dpa

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    hi all,
    i am dead certain i want to be physicist. But seems i will not get colleges in usa. Am a senior at highschool and international.
    Physics education at my country for bachelors is very poor.
    So i am thinking of doing bachelors in engr here and applying for phd physics. How difficult is it to get assistantship for physics phd after b.e.?
    Will that be no.
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2012 #2
    Post-docs are what you get after you've finished your Ph.D (post-doctoral appointments is the full name). If you mean that you need a job, like a teaching assistantship or a research assistantship, then yes Ph.D programs in STEM fields are almost always funded (if you don't get funded, you should not do it).
     
  4. Mar 28, 2012 #3

    dpa

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    sorry, i mean to ask can i do phd in string theory/lqg after bachelors in electrical engineering.
    :shy:
     
  5. Mar 28, 2012 #4

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