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MIT Biological Engineering REU Program sponsored by the NSF

Primary Institution: MIT
Affiliation: National Science Foundation and the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Current
Minimum GPA: 3.45
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Biological Engineering
Description: he Department of Biological Engineering (BE) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is presently seeking outstanding current junior-year undergraduates to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates Program during the summer term of 2009. The REU Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, provides non-MIT students with the opportunity to participate in the research happening in the Department of Biological Engineering. Participants must be either permanent residents or US citizens. Applicants should be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program as a junior with a major in biology, chemistry, or engineering, and have at least some experience with biology. In addition, only applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.45 or greater (out of a 4.00 scale) will be considered.

This program is intended for students who are considering graduate school in biological engineering.
Stipend: $4,000.00
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/20/2009
Job Website:
Additional Information: Please contact Daniel Darling at ddarling at MIT dot EDU or at 617.452.2464 if you have questions about the BE REU Program.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Daniel J. Darling
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617.452.2464
Fax: 617.253.2400
Secondary Contact: Kristine Marzilli
Phone: 617.324.7555
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