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University of Maryland Materials Research Science and Engineering Center REU

Primary Institution: University of Maryland
Affiliation: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
City: College Park
State: MD
Job Duration: June 6 - August 12, 2011
Class Requirement: Currently in sophomore or junior year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Nanoscience, Materials Science
Description: Join the UMD-MRSEC for a life-changing summer research experience! We offer exciting research internship opportunities for undergraduate students currently in their sophomore or junior year with a strong interest in physics, chemistry, and engineering. Approximately 7 - 10 summer undergraduate research fellowships, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the University of Maryland, will be awarded for summer 2011. Work with faculty and graduate students to enhance your research skills. Network with cutting-edge researchers, visit national labs, and get to know Washington, DC!

The program runs from June 6, 2011 - August 12, 2011. During the ten-week period, students will work with MRSEC faculty on interdisciplinary materials research projects involving chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Students from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. No previous research experience is required to participate in the program.
Stipend: $4,500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/18/2011
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Alex Prasertchoung
Physics Building, Room 2120
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-8351
Fax: 301-405-7993
Secondary Contact: Donna Hammer
Physics Building, Room 2120
University of Maryland
College Park, ME 20742
Phone: 301-405-8349
Fax: 301-405-7993
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