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SLAC Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

Primary Institution: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Affiliation: Stanford University and Department of Energy
City: Menlo Park
State: CA
Job Duration: Summer 2008 Dates: June 23 to August 16, 2008
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.6
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Elementary Particles and Fields
Medical Physics
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Scientific Computing
Description: During the program, students work with a scientist or engineer on a project related to the laboratory's research program. SLAC is a world-renowned center with research opportunities in physics, chemistry, materials and environmental sciences, scientific computing, and in many engineering fields. Student projects range from solar-cell technology to astrophysics, from cancer drug research to particle physics and accelerator design, and from biocompatibility of medical devices to ultrafast (femtosecond) phenomena.  To learn more about the research done at SLAC visit our "Research Programs"( webpage; information on SLAC's scientific computing can be found here ( Students also participate in a program of scientific lectures and tours.  The summer 2008 program at SLAC will be for 8 weeks from June 23 - August 15. An additional 1 week of participation through August 22 is optional, but encouraged. Students are expected to participate for the full eight or nine weeks of the program.
Stipend: Stipend of $400 per week
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/05/2008
Job Website:
Additional Information: SLAC is funded through the United
States Department of Energy and they have strict regulations about interns being either a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien.

If you are eligible based on the citizenship or PRA requirement, then you should go to the DOE website and complete an application for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program. You should select SLAC as your first choice and your application will be sent to us for review in January.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Susan E. Schultz
2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 58
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: (650) 926-2543
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