Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
NIST SURF Program
|Primary Institution:||National Institute of Standards and Technology|
|Affiliation:||U.S. Dept. of Commerce|
|Job Duration:||up to 11 weeks|
|Class Requirement:||Completed Freshman Year
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
|Description:||The National Institute of Standards and Technology has a 9- to 11-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program providing hands-on research experience in Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics. It is located just outside Washington, DC. A program also exists on NIST's Boulder, CO campus.
Further information on these opportunities can be obtained by looking our website - surf.nist.gov/surf2.htm. An informational video can be viewed at http://www.surf.nist.gov/video.htm.
The Fellowship will include a stipend, and travel and housing allowances. Note that applications for participation in the SURF program are only accepted from colleges or universities, and not from individual students.
Student Eligibility Criteria
--Considering pursuing a graduate degree in a technical field
--GPA of 3.0/4.0, or better.
--Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident at a U.S. academic institution.
--Two letters of recommendation into the program by professors, department chairs,
-- a copy of the student transcript,
-- and letter of intent/personal statement
|Stipend:||$4,000 for 11 weeks|
|Additional Information:||NOTE: Students must work with their university or college to submit an application to the SURF program.|
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
NIST, 100 Bureau Dr., Stop 8400
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8400