Archive for the ‘Astronomy’ Category

U.S. Department of Energy: Science Laboratory Internships

Monday, November 15th, 2010

U.S. Department of Energy – Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
10- or 16-week internship program for students who have decided on a career in science and engineering. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories’ research programs.

West Virginia University: Research Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

West Virginia University – Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Offers a unique summer research experience for undergraduate students in the science, engineering, or mathematics disciplines. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation and WVNano, the West Virginia state initiative for nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Cutting-edge multidisciplinary nanoscience undergraduate research programs in photonics molecular electronics and electronic transduction, multifunctional heterostructures, nano- and microfluidics, nanokinematics, spintronics and magnetism. Travel, housing, and stipend included.

University of North Carolina School of Medicine: Summer Research Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

University of North Carolina School of Medicine Summer Undergradute Research Experience
10-week research intense program designed for undergraduate students interested in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, cellular biophysics, structural biology, computational biology, genetics, genomics, and proteomics. Historically underrepresented students are particularly targeted. Stipend, housing and travel allowance provided.

Stony Brook University: Physics and Astronomy Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Stony Brook University – REU Physics & Astronomy Program
8-week program for qualified undergraduate physics and/or astronomy majors. The program gives students an intensive research experience with leading researchers in the field. Housing, stipend and travel allowance provided.

University of Mississippi: Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

University of Mississippi – Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates
The Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates is open to undergraduates at various stages in their young academic careers. Science, mathematics, and engineering majors who have completed at least their freshman years (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) are eligible. A special “bridge” program also will be offered for graduate students who will be entering science, mathematics, and engineering programs in the fall.

Maria Mitchell Association: Summer Research Assistant

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Maria Mitchell Association – Undergraduate Research Summer Assistant
Students conduct research supervised by the Senior MMO staff. Current research areas include forming stars and planetary systems, unusual variable stars, astrophysical masers and lasers, and physics of comets. Students will take an observing trip to Arizona and New Mexico, where they observe for their individual or team projects with large optical and radio telescopes. Research emphasizes sate-of-the-art data reduction techniques and thoughtful physical I interpretation. All students will be helped to develop their skills for presenting results at conferences and in research papers. Stipend, travel, and housing provided.

Maria Mitchell Association: Astronomy Research

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Maria Mitchell Association – Research Experiences for Undergraduates at the Maria Mitchell Observatory
Supervised research in Astronomy from setting up the project to presenting results at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Generally, 3 out of 4 students’ research projects are published.

University of Louisville: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

University of Louisville – Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities
The Center for Molecular Neurobiology provides research opportunities for undergraduate students throughout the state of Kentucky. The objective of this program is to encourage undergraduate students in Kentucky to consider a career in science. Students need to see and feel the research environment to be able to evaluate the possibilities. The program provides students with a deeper appreciation of the nature of scientific research.

The University of Iowa: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The University of Iowa – Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
8-week summer program for students from groups historically underrepresented in the humanities, arts, social sciences, engineering, and physical and natural sciences. Applicants must have a genuine interest in research and teaching as a career. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of Notre Dame: Physics

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

University of Notre Dame – REU in Physics at Notre Dame
10-week program that allows students to work on research projects with faculty in the areas of Biophysics, Astronomy, and Physics Education. They attend weekly seminars, write a final research paper and make an oral presentation at the REU Symposium. Travel, housing, stipend provided.