Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
SURF NIST Boulder
|Primary Institution:||National Institute of Standards and Technology|
|Affiliation:||U.S. Dept. of Commerce|
|Job Duration:||11 weeks|
|Class Requirement:||Enrolled as an undergraduate
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Minimum GPA:||3.0 recommended|
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 offers an 11-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program providing hands-on research experience in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, materials science, mathematics, and computer science.
The NIST site is in Boulder, Colorado. A program also exists at NIST's campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Further information on these opportunities can be obtained by visiting http://www.nist.gov/surfboulder.
The Fellowship will include a stipend, and travel and housing allowances. Note that applications for participation in the SURF program are accepted only from colleges and universities, not from individual students.
Student eligibility criteria:
-- considering pursuing a graduate degree in a technical field
-- recommended GPA of 3.0/4.0, or better
-- must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-- must be attendig a U.S. academic institution.
-- two letters of recommendation by professors or department chairs
-- a copy of the student transcript
-- letter of intent/personal statement
|Additional Information:||Students must work with their university or college to submit an application to the SURF program.|
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
Ms. Cindy Kotary
NIST, Office of the Director
325 Broadway, Mail Stop 104.01
Boulder, CO 80305