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SAO (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) Astronomy Summer Intern Program

Primary Institution: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Job Duration: 9 or 10 weeks
Class Requirement: undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program leading to a bachelor's degree
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, solar and stellar astrophysics, planetary science, laboratory astrophysics, and instrumentation. For more information,
including listings of past student projects and application procedures, please see our website at
Stipend: $4500.
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2010
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Coordinator, SAO Summer Intern Program
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, MS 70
60 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617 496 7063
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