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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Primary Institution: The National Optical Astronomy Observatory
City: Tucson
State: AZ
Job Duration: 10-12 weeks from June to August
Class Requirement: any undergraduate - seniors must graduate after September 2007
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Description: The KPNO REU program provides an exceptional opportunity for undergraduates considering a career in science to engage in substantive research activities with scientists working in the forefront of contemporary astrophysics. Each REU student is hired as a full-time research assistant to work on specific aspects of major ongoing research projects at NOAOwhich include the origin, nature, and evolution of stars, galaxies and stellar systems, observational cosmology, analysis of Hubble Space Telescope images,and cometary studies. To augment student's research, obsevational time is spent at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Stipend: A salary of $570.00 per week
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/29/2007
Job Website:
Additional Information: must be a citizen or permanent resident

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Kathie Coil
950 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: 520 318-8230
Fax: 520 318-8451
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