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Injury Science REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

Primary Institution: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Injury Research and Prevention
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Job Duration: June 3, 2013 to August 9, 2013
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
bio/medical engineering
Description: 2013 Injury Science REU Internship

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania, announces 10-week paid summer research internships for undergraduate students.  CIRP is a leading multi-disciplinary center engaged in collaborative research implementing real world applications.

The Injury Science Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation) will provide students with mentorship and hands-on research experiences in the fields of engineering, behavioral science,  epidemiology and biostatistics  as applied to pediatric injury science (i.e., prevention of injury; secondary prevention, post-injury/traumatic stress).  

The program will provide students with a stipend, housing at the University of Pennsylvania if needed, and a contribution toward travel expenses.

CIRP is accepting applications from January 1 to January 31, 2013 Applications received before or after will not be reviewed.

For more information and applicaiton packet visit:

Contact Carol Murray with questions
Stipend: $4,800.00 over 10 weeks
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 01/31/2013
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Carol Murray, MSS, MLSP
3535 Market Street, Suite 1150
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 267-426-1235
Fax: 215-590-5425
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