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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
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Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
Curious about physics, electronics, manufacturing, chemistry, nanotechnology, materials science, computers, mathematics, or structural engineering? Here's your chance to satisfy that curiosity. Spend 11 weeks this summer working elbow-to-elbow with researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the world's leading research organizations and home to four Nobel Prize winners. Gain valuable hands-on experience, work with cutting-edge technology, and get paid. The NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program includes a stipend ($5500), travel and housing allowances as needed.


Participating Institution(s):
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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Lead)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Chemistry
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Physics
STEM Fields
Sustainability

Keywords:
Applied Physics
Applied Statistics
Computer Modeling
Forensic Science
Marine Science
STEM Education
Under-Represented Minorities

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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