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University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry REU

Primary Institution: University of Minnesota
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry
City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Description: The Department of Chemistry of the University of Minnesota will sponsor a summer research program for outstanding undergraduate students. The Chemistry Summer Research Program is designed to encourage students in the chemical sciences to learn more about research in chemistry and provide them with the opportunity to work in a lab under the direction of a faculty member. This program was initiated in 1973 with funds from a bequest to the University in his memory by Maximillian Nandor Lando, a 1902 chemistry graduate of the University of Minnesota. Currently support for this program comes from a combination of University and National Science Foundation (NSF-REU) sources. Applications are now being accepted from those presently in their sophomore or junior year of undergraduate study in chemistry or closely related fields. Chemistry Summer Research Fellows will be selected in a national competition.  Appointments will begin on June 4, 2007 and run for 10-weeks through Saturday, August 11, 2007. Monday, June 4 is reserved for moving into a residence, and the actual research assignment will normally commence on Tuesday, June 5, 2006. Funds are available for travel to a National meeting (such as The Spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society) to present the results of your summer's research during the following year.
Stipend: 4500
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2008
Job Website: www.chem.umn.edu/lando/LandoDesc.html

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Phil Buhlmann
207 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Email: buhlmann@chem.umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-1431
Secondary Contact: Stephanie Stathopoulos
207 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Email: stathopo@chem.umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-8008
Fax: 612-624-5724