Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences, REU
|Primary Institution:||Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences|
|Affiliation:||University of Arkansas - Fayetteville|
|Job Duration:||10 weeks|
|Class Requirement:||Completed Freshman Year
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Description:||The program starts on May 24, 2010.
The Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences sponsors a summer research program for undergraduate science and engineering majors. Students in chemistry, physics, biology, electrical engineering, geosciences, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering are especially encouraged to apply. In this ten week program, students will carry out research in the Center in one of the following areas:
* Astrophysics and astronomy
* Mission design and engineering
* Planetary atmospheres
* Planetary geology and geophysics
Participants will receive funds in the amount of $6,500 that includes a meal allowance, travel allowance, and a housing allowance for on-campus accommodations. In order to enhance the cohort experience, all participants are expected to live in on-campus housing.
In addition, $500 in travel support will be allotted for each participant to attend a national or regional conference during the academic year following the period of summer research. To complement their research experience, participants will engage in a weekly seminar program and several field trips including a visit to the NASA's Johnson Space Center (expenses paid by program). The program will end with a meeting during the final week of the program at which participants will present the results of their summer projects. Application details are available below.
|Additional Information:||Students can submit their applications on-line on the Space Center Web site. Please visit the web site for more information and to see work from our REU Alumni.|
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
202 Old Museum Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701