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A Summer NSF-REU Program Integrating Research, Education, and Career Development in an Interdisciplinary Environment

Primary Institution: University of Kansas
City: Lawrence
State: KS
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Description: Participants select individual research projects led by faculty members in the Department of Chemistry that are designed to permit significant progress during the 10 weeks of the program.  A key component of the KU REU experience is a multifaceted career enhancement program that includes ethics and safety training, panel discussions highlighting the variety of career options available to chemists (including entrepreneurship), a short course on green chemistry, and site visits to companies and institutions in the greater Kansas City Area that are engaged in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary science.  The participants will benefit from the highly collaborative environment provided by the large KU chemical community, close interactions with faculty and graduate student (or postdoctoral) mentors, state-of-the-art facilities, and opportunities to communicate and disseminate their accomplishments in written and oral forms.
Stipend: $5,000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2013
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: David Benson
Department of Chemistry
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-4090
Fax: 785-864-5396
Secondary Contact: Elaine Knight
Department of Chemistry
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-5206
Fax: 785-864-5396
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