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Primary Institution: University of Washtington
Affiliation: National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
City: Seattle
State: WA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: na
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
biology & materials sciences
Description: The Center for Nanotechnology (CNT) University of Washington (UW) hosts a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program through the National Nanotecnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) June 13 - August 19, 2011.  Students with broad interests in nanoscale science, technology, and/or engineering are encouraged to apply.

Participants in this ten-week program will engage in hands-on scientific research with broad applications – e.g., bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, life sciences, optics, physics, optoelectronics, and materials science. Interns will work closely with CNT graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff on research projects designed and supervised by faculty members, and will write up and present their research.  

Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend, plus housing; travel expenses to and from the UW may be covered for non-local students.  Interns will be responsible for their own meals.

Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions and enrolled in a degree program leading to a baccalaureate or associate degree; students transferring from one college or university to another may participate.  Students who have received their bachelor's degrees are not eligible.  Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/10/2010
Job Website:
Additional Information: APPLICATION DEADLINES

FEBRUARY 9TH, 2011 (online)
FEBRUARY 16th, (paper receipt)

The online application for the 2011 NNIN REU Program is now available at and the full information for the program itself is at

   NOTE: There are TWO deadlines; one for application components submitted online (Feb. 9th) and one for components submitted in paper (Feb. 16th). However, ALL materials, no matter how they are submitted, must be RECEIVED by Wednesday, February 16th, 2011.

   Thursday, March 10th, 2011 (via email)

Find the complete application information at

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Ethan Allen
Box 352140
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206-616-9760
Fax: 206-685-4434
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