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Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates

Primary Institution: University of Delaware -Disaster Research Center
City: Newark
State: DE
Job Duration: June 9, 2008 - August 9, 2008
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Open to all Social Science Majors
Description: The Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware welcomes applications for the Fourth Annual Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  Ten students from a variety of disciplines will be selected to participate in a nine-week program providing hands-on research training and mentoring in social science aspects of disasters.  A stipend and all transportation and lodging expenses are included.  Students entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2009 and students traditionally underrepresented in graduate schools, (e.g., minority students, women, students from poorer regions of the country, students from institutions with limited graduate programs) are strongly encouraged to apply.  Students should have declared a social science major (e.g., Anthropology, Geography, Psychology, Political Science, Public Health, Sociology or Urban Affairs) and/or completed at least 12 credits in the social sciences.  Deadline for application is February 1, 2008.   For program details, guidelines, and application materials please visit  This program is funded by the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Defense and the University of Delaware.  The program will be held at the University of Delaware , Disaster Research Center , from June 9, 2008 to August 9, 2008.   If you have any questions please contact Lynn Letukas at or 302-831-6625.
Stipend: $3000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2008
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Lynn Letukas
166 Graham Hall
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6618
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