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US Department of Energy, REU

Primary Institution: US Department of Energy
Affiliation: Office of Science
City: Various
State: DC
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Physics Education Research
Description: This program places students planning to become K-12 science, math, or technology teachers in paid internships  at any of several different DOE labs.  The participants in the program have decided on a teaching career.  Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs. They also have the mentorship of a Master Teacher who is currently working in K-12 education as a teacher and is familiar with the research environment of a specific National Laboratory. The different laboratories each offer different research opportunities.

The program only runs in the summer term.  Summer programs at the various laboratories will run from late May to mid-August. The exact start date will depend on the laboratory and will be given to participants who have been accepted at that specific laboratory. Students are required to participate for the full term of the program.
Stipend: $400/week
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2006
Job Website: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/PST/about.htm
Additional Information: The following labs participate in the PST program:

Argonne National Lab (IL)
Brookhaven National Lab (NY)
Fermi National Accelerator Lab (IL)
Idaho National Lab (ID)
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (CA)
National Renewable Energy Lab (CO)
Oak Ridge National Lab (TN)
Pacific Northwest National Lab (WA)
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (NJ)
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (VA)"

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Todd Clark
US Department of Energy, Office of Science (SC-1)
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20585-0118
Email: todd.clark@science.doe.gov
Phone: 202-586-7174
Fax: 202-586-8054
Secondary Contact: Sue Ellen Walbridge
US Department of Energy, Office of Science (SC-1)
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20585-0118
Email: sue-ellen.walbridge@science.doe.gov
Phone: 202-586-7231
Fax: 202-586-8054