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Summer Assistantships at Arecibo Observatory

Primary Institution: Cornell University
Affiliation: National Astronomy & Ionosphere Center/Arecibo Observatory
City: Arecibo
State: PR
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Electrical Engineering
atmospheric sciences
Description: NAIC will conduct a summer student program, funded by the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico during Summer 2011.  Areas of research include radio and radar astronomy, and space and atmospheric sciences. Students interested in electronic instrumentation or computer science are also encouraged to apply.  The assistantships, which include a stipend, on-site lodging and round trip airline tickets, are conducted during a flexible ten week period beginning in late May.  Students will have opportunities to visit many of the beautiful sites of Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. Commonwealth.
Stipend: $4750
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2011
Job Website:
Additional Information: Undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and who will be enrolled in a bachelor's degree program (part  or full time) during Fall 2011 are eligible.  In addition, NAIC anticipates supporting one or two positions for first- or second-year graduate students who are enrolled in US institutions (non-US citizens may apply).  Information and application forms are available at Applications must be received by February 1, 2011.  EOE/AAE

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Jill Tarbell
Cornell University
504 Space Sciences Bldg
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
Phone: 607-255-3735
Fax: 607-255-8803
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