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IBM Research Division, REU for Women

Primary Institution: IBM
Affiliation: American Physical Society
City: Yorktown Heights
States: CA, NY, TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
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 APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women is aimed at undergraduate women in physics and related fields. 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 female 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 February 15, 2009.
Stipend: $2,500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2009
Job Website: http://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/ibm/index.cfm

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Barbara Jones
IBM Almaden Research Center
Dept. GFBA/D01, 650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120
Email: bajones@almaden.ibm.com
Phone: 408-927-2494
Secondary Contact: Sue Otwell
American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Email: otwell@aps.org
Phone: 301-209-3231
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