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Computer Security Scholars REU

Primary Institution: University of Maryland, College Park
Affiliation: Center for Risk and Reliability
City: College Park
State: MD
Job Duration: May 27 - August 1, 2008
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Computer Science, Mathematics
Description: • Engage in substantive research in the labs of faculty
• Build networks with women science and engineering mentors and peers
• Collaborate with talented faculty, science and engineering research professionals, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates
• Increase your research and professional competence
• Apply your knowledge

This opportunity is for
• Students majoring (or interested in graduate work) in any engineering, math or computer science discipline
• Students who have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours of college coursework
• Students enrolled at any college or university, including the University of Maryland
• U.S. citizens and permanent residents

CS Scholars will become an integral part of two team-based summer research projects. These innovative projects involve CS Scholars in the exploration of exciting issues to develop new knowledge with real world application in computer security.

Teams will conduct research from May 27, 2008 through August 1, 2008. Each CS Scholar will receive a $4,000 stipend, $300 food allowance and housing. Some funds are available for transportation.

Additional Program Benefits
• Training in team skills, project organization, and interpersonal communication
• Exploration of issues of concern to women in science and engineering fields
• Information and mentorship in preparation for graduate school and careers in academia
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
$300 food allowance
Application Deadline: 03/01/2008
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Paige Smith
1134G Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-3931
Fax: 301-314-9867
Secondary Contact: Dr. Michel Cukier
0151E Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-314-2804
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