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2013 NNIN REU Program

Primary Institution: National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Affiliation: Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility
City: Multiple
States: AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, IL, MA, MI, MN, NY, PA, TX, WA, AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, IL, MA, MI, MN, NY, PA, TX, WA
Job Duration: Ten weeks, summer of 2012
Class Requirement: Cannot graduate before 8/13
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biology/Life Science
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Societal & Ethical Issues
Description: During the summer of 2012, the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates (NNIN REU) Program from June through August. Engineering and science students with broad interests across disciplines focusing on nanotechnology are eligible to apply. Minority and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply, along with students who have no previous research experience. Applicants must be US citizens or Permanent Residents, have a 3.0 overall GPA, cannot have participated before, must be 18 years of age or older, graduated from high school, and not have a previous four-year degree of any kind.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/13/2013
Job Website:
Additional Information: The chosen undergraduates taking part in this ten-week program will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research, with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. We will also host a small number of projects studying the societal and ethical issues (SEI) of nanotechnology. These specific projects are well suited to communications majors, as well as science majors.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Ms. Melanie-Claire Mallison
NNIN REU Program Assistant
250 Duffield Hall, CNF
Ithaca, NY 14853-2700
Phone: 607.254.4858
Fax: 607.255.8601
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