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CASPER - NSF Summer REU Program, Baylor University

Primary Institution: Baylor University
Affiliation: CASPER/NSF/Baylor University
City: Waco
State: TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: college
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Nonlinear Dynamics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Description: CASPER's Summer Undergraduate Research Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Baylor University, the Physics Department and CASPER) offers outstanding undergraduates an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in either the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research or the Baylor University Physics Department. The primary purpose of the Summer Research Program is to expose undergraduates interested in graduate research to an actual research environment. The ten week program begins around the first of June and ends around the middle of August. (The starting and ending dates are flexible and may be adjusted by up to a week to fit personal schedules.) Interns are paid $5000 for the ten weeks, a housing allowance and up to a maximum of $400 toward travel expenses.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
up to $400 in travel expenses
Application Deadline: 02/24/2013
Job Website: http://www.baylor.edu/casper/index.php?id=83937
Additional Information: Applications are currently being accepted for the summer of 2013, contingent on funding from the National Science Foundation. Submitted applications must be complete (application, letters of reference and official transcript) by February 24, 2013 for full consideration. However, applications will continue to be considered until all positions are filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as early as possible.

Limited spots are available for international applicants.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Truell W. Hyde
One Bear Place #97310
Waco, TX 76798
Email: Truell_Hyde@baylor.edu
Phone: 254.710.3763
Fax: 254.710.7309
Secondary Contact: Sherri Honza
One Bear Place #97310
Waco, TX 76798
Email: Sherri_Honza@baylor.edu
Phone: 254.710.1271
Fax: 254.710.7309