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Biological, Environmental, and Materials Chemistry Research at Texas A&M University

Primary Institution: Texas A&M University
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry
City: College Station
State: TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Description: This National Science Foundation funded program focuses on interdisciplinary projects in biological, environmental, and materials chemistry. Students become full members of a research group, carrying out fundamental research on topics that span the chemical sciences.  Most students find the program to be a useful way to explore the graduate school experience at a top Chemistry program. Our faculty have an outstanding record of providing students rewarding summer research experiences, often resulting in co-authorship on publications and/or presentations. In addition to the focus on individual research projects, students will participate in weekly career development seminars, highlighted by a Career Day with Ph.D. chemists speaking about their career paths.  Students in the Chemistry REU will interact with students in other undergraduate research programs across campus in social events, research facility tours, brown bag lunches, and a final poster session.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2013
Job Website:
Additional Information: This is a competitive program open to undergraduate chemistry majors enrolled in 4-year U.S. Universities  other than Texas A&M who have completed their third year with a 3.0 GPA or better with strong letters of recommendation. Outstanding students who have completed their second year will also be considered. Students must have completed 2 semesters of general chemistry and general laboratory, 2 semesters of organic chemistry and organic laboratory, and preferably 2 upper level courses, which typically include any of the following: analytical, spectroscopy, instrumental analysis, advanced organic, physical chemistry, biochemistry.

We welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups, including minorities and women.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Holly C. Gaede
PO Box 30012
Department of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program
College Station, TX 77842-3012
Phone: 979-845-0520
Secondary Contact: Ms. Marylin Warren
PO Box 30012
Department of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program
College Station, TX 77842-3012
Phone: 979-845-0520
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