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MIT Research Experience for Teachers

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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators

Middle and high school science, engineering, and technology teachers from schools within commuting distance of MIT spend seven weeks engaged in cutting-edge research on the MIT campus during the summer. Each teacher will work within a faculty-led research group of graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates. Program participants also are introduced to state-of-the-art research instruments in the CMSE Shared Experimental Facilities. The program includes weekly program meetings and a final poster session featuring the summer's research. Participants are expected to work full-time for the seven weeks. dA stipend is awarded to each participant.

Application Deadline: 5/10/2019
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Program Dates: 6/20/2019 - 8/16/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
STEM Fields

Applied Physics
Engineering Research
Mechanical Engineering
Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Physical Sciences

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

Page last updated 1/24/2019
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