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RESESS Internship

Primary Institution: UNAVCO
City: Boulder
State: CO
Job Duration: 11 weeks:  ~May 22 - Aug. 7
Class Requirement: Completed sophomore year or and is not graduating before Dec. 2011
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: None
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Geology/Ocean science
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Geomorphology, seismology, geodesy
Description: The RESESS Internship is seeking minority students in physics, math, and the geosciences for our program this summer.   We provide travel, housing, and decent pay, as well as a partial scholarship for the next academic year and a support for a conference.  

Eligibllity:  college sophomores and juniors majoring in physics, math, and the geosciences, who are residents of the U.S. (citizen or green card).  

Research topics:  Earth deformation, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers, and other cool stuff.
Stipend: About $15/hour, 40 hrs per week, for 11 weeks.  (> $6000)
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
$3000 scholarship for school, support to attend a conference
Application Deadline: 02/10/2011
Job Website:
Additional Information: Check out our program at

It is a wonderful opportunity, and students entering after their sophomore year can participate for up to three years.   Read about the program on the "ABOUT" page, "FAQ page," and see the easy application process on the "APPLICATION" page.  

Unofficial transcripts are accepted;  please email or fax to us.

Physics students are very welcome!

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Valerie Sloan, Program Director
RESESS Internship
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303 381-7488
Fax: 303 381-7501
Secondary Contact: UNAVCO
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303-381-7500
Fax: 303-381-7501