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2009 SUMMER RESEARCH IN CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS

Primary Institution: Wellesley College
City: Wellesley
State: MA
Job Duration: Summer 2009
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): research interests of participating physics faculty
Description: The Wellesley College Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics Departments are pleased to announce that we have continued funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site Program for the summer of 2009. We have a limited number of positions available for well-qualified undergraduates from institutions other than Wellesley.

SCOPE OF THE PROGRAM:
A student research project supervised by a Chemistry, Geoscience, or Physics Department faculty member
Weekly seminars given by academic and industrial scientists
One or two field trips to nearby research laboratories
Weekly meetings in which participants discuss their research progress
A final poster presentation at the end of the program
PROGRAM DATES:
June 2- August 8, 2009
STIPEND:
The $4600 stipend includes a $1300 allotment for housing. Housing will be available on Wellesley College Campus. Arrangements can be made by contacting the Department of Residential Life (phone: 781-283-2679).
ELIGIBILITY:
Applications for the Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics REU program at Wellesley College from undergraduates from institutions other than Wellesley are limited to current sophomore and junior Chemistry/Biochemistry, Geoscience, and Physics majors. Wellesley students do not have to be Chemistry/Biochemistry, Geoscience, or Physics majors to apply for the REU program.  Exceptionally well-qualified rising Wellesley College sophomores will be considered. Under NSF-REU guidelines, only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible for support.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
February 20, 2009. Non-Wellesley students send to wellesleychemsummer@wellesley.edu
Stipend: $ 4,600
Application Deadline: 02/19/2009
Job Website: http://www.wellesley.edu/Chemistry/_insidereu.html
Additional Information: Completed application, three letters of recommendation from faculty (two from science faculty), resume, personal statement, and an official transcript of grades must be submitted. Transcripts should be scanned and sent electronically. Any prior research experience should be noted.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Contact Mrs. Beverly Kleinman, Department of Chemistry, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA 02181 (phone: 781-283-3149; e-mail: bkleinma@wellesley.edu) with any questions and for additional information on the research interests of the faculty and facilities available for research. Applicants will be notified of participation by March 15, 2009.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Beverly Kleinman
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Email: bkleinma@wellesley.edu
Phone: 781-283-3149
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