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        Summer Research

        Stipend: sti•pend |sti pend| (noun) a fixed regular sum paid as a salary or allowance.
        i.e. Most REU programs PAY YOU to go. Many also provide free housing, and some even provide free food and travel. All this and you get to do research at some of the leading universities. Pretty sweet deal.

         

        Research Experience for Undergraduates

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        National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)

        Numerous programs all around the country and world to study physics and engineering. Prof. Benjamin started one of these programs at UW-Madison in Astrophysics. Typical stipends are $3600-$5000 for ten weeks, travel and lodging paid separately. http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm

        NASA Centers

        Numerous summer programs at NASA centers around the country. http://www.uwgb.edu/wsgc

        Department of Energy (DOE) Summer programs (DUE starting FEB 1)

        Various locations: includes programs for teachers! http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli

        Argonne National Lab Summer programs (DUE starting FEB 1)

        Argonne is located outside of Chicago; if you've taken Prof. Sahyun's Intermediate Lab, and liked the SRC part, you should really think about applying! http://www.dep.anl.gov/p_undergrad/

        Synchrotron Radiation Center (Stoughton, WI) (DUE FEB 15)

        http://www.src.wisc.edu/outreach/reu.htm

        UW-Madison REU in Nanotechnology (DUE FEB 1)

        http://ice.chem.wisc.edu/NanoREU

         

         

        More REU Programs:

        Other lists of Physics REU programs: AAS American Astronomical Society REU List
        NSF REU List This is the primary source list to see.

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