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NSF-REU for Physics at San Jose State University

Primary Institution: San Jose State University
City: San Jose
State: CA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Description: A ten-week summer research opportunity for students majoring in Physics and related fields. Students work on campus in faculty labs and/or in collaborations at nearby national labs (NASA, LLLNL, SLAC) and Silicon Valley industrial R&D facilities. Research fields include astronomy/astrophysics, optics/lasers, materials characterization, gravitational wave detection, atmospheric physics.
Stipend: $4500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/27/2009
Job Website: http://www.physics.sjsu.edu/index.php?q=node/77
Additional Information: Students must be undergraduates majoring in physics or a related field. Successful applicants have normally completed 2 or 3 years of undergraduate study. Note that NSF rules require all students funded by the program be U.S. citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents. Housing and travel support are available to qualified applicants.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Michael J. Kaufman
Department of Physics and Astronomy
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0106
Email: mkaufman@email.sjsu.edu