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IBM Research Division, REU for Minority Students

Primary Institution: IBM
Affiliation: IBM Research Division
City: San Jose
State: CA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The goal of the IBM Research Internship for Black, Hispanic and Native American Students is to encourage under-represented minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering. Internships are salaried positions typically 10 weeks long, and include an additional $2,500 grant, plus the opportunity to work with a mentor at one of three IBM research locations (Austin, TX, San Jose, CA, Yorktown Heights, NY). Research areas of the internship are individually chosen so as to optimize the match between the skills and interests of the student, and the ongoing research programs of the laboratory. Applicants must be an under-represented minority student with sophomore or junior standing at a US college or university at the time of application; must be majoring in chemistry, physics, materials science or engineering, computer science or engineering, chemical, electrical, mechanical engineering; and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. There is no citizenship restriction. Deadline to apply is January 31.
Stipend: $2,500
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/31/2006
Job Website: http://www.almaden.ibm.com/almaden/diversity/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Sally Swanson
IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Road, E1
San Jose, CA 95120-6099
Email: saswans@almaden.ibm.com
Phone: 408-927-1629