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Kansas State Department of Chemistry REU Program in Biosecurity and Chemistry

Primary Institution: Kansas State University
City: Manhattan
State: KS
Job Duration: 28 May 2012 - 3 August 2012
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.3
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Description: During your stay at Kansas State you will spend 10 weeks doing cutting edge research under the supervision and mentoring by one of the faculty members in the department.  In addition you will learn how to use advanced chemical analysis instrumentation, how to write a short scientific paper, how to present your work at a scientific meeting, learn about the importance of ethics in science and about the nature of scientific inquiry.  In addition there will be time for fun trips, bowling, ice cream and pizza parties with other students interested in science.
Stipend: $4500
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 2/24/2012
Job Website:
Additional Information: The Department of Chemistry at KSU is providing the opportunity for 10 students to perform cutting edge research for 10 weeks during the summer of 2011 (May 31st – August 5th).  This research is funded by the National Science Foundations Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (NSF-REU) and the Department of Defenses ASSURE Program.

Students from all across the U.S., Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories are eligible to apply.  Applications are especially encouraged from students from institutions that do not have strong research programs and from colleges that traditionally have a large percentage of underrepresented minorities.  Community college students are also highly encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to students that are majoring in chemistry, or a related field, who have had at least one year (preferably two) of chemistry course work.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Chris Culbertson
213 CBC Building
Dept. of Chemistry
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-6685
Fax: 785-532-6666
Secondary Contact: Stefan Bossmann
213 CBC Building
Dept. of Chemistrry
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-6817
Fax: 785-532-6666
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