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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology (SURF-IT)

Primary Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Affiliation: NSF
State: CA
Job Duration: 9 weeks (tentatively June 24-Aug 23)
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Computational science
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology (SURF-IT) offers opportunities for both UCSC students and non-UCSC students. SURF-IT provides an intensive and personalized summer program for women, minority, or disadvantaged undergraduates. SURF-IT includes a research experience supervised by a UCSC Baskin School of Engineering faculty member. Scholars also have weekly meetings focused on graduate school preparation, how to present research results, research ethics, as well as field trips to local neighboring Silicon Valley research laboratories, and of course a number of social activities.  SURF-IT is sponsored by the Department of Computer Engineering and the National Science Foundation.
Stipend: 4000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Application Deadline: 02/15/2012
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Matthew Guthaus
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone: 831-459-4449