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SAO Astronomy Summer Intern Program

Primary Institution: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO)
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: undergraduate student leading to a bachelor's degree in STEM fields
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Description: The SAO Summer Intern Program offers students interested in a career in astronomy, astrophysics, physics, or related physical sciences the opportunity to work on a research project with scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Potential research areas include observational and theoretical cosmology, Galactic and extragalactic astronomy, star formation and the interstellar medium, supernovae and supernovae remnants, stellar astrophysics, planetary science, laboratory astrophysics, and instrumentation. For more information, including FAQ, listings of past student projects, program activity calendars, and application procedures, please see our website at
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/03/2014
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Coordinator
MS 70, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617 496 7996
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