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ASPIRE (American Student Placements and Internships in Rehab Engineering) REU

Primary Institution: University of Pittsburgh
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Rehabilitation Engineering, Assistive Technology, Computer Engineering, Bioengineering
Description: Our REU site focuses on collaborative research on rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology. Students will be immersed in research and/or engineering-related projects at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh/VA Medical Center Pittsburgh.  Students will receive a stipend, room and board, and travel reimbursement.  Students will conduct research during a 10-week summer program, present their findings at a final symposium and may have the opportunity to participate in research conferences during the following academic year.   Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors with interests in many disciplines are eligible for this program.  Women, minorities, and students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed starting March 1, 2008.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2008
Job Website: http://www.herlpitt.org/Internships/aspire.htm

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Mary Hershberger
7180 Highland Drive
Building 4, 151R1-H
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Email: hershbergerm@herlpitt.org