Finding research opportunities

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Finding research opportunities

Post by swilliams » Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:29 pm

I am a sophomore right now and I'd like to try and get some research exp. as soon as this comming summer. Does anyone have any advise to share about finding/securing research opportunities? I'd really appreciate the help.

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Post by Ilikephysics » Sat Jan 13, 2007 1:05 am

Apply for REU programs. All most all Univ and Physics Depts. have REU's in summer. It's a NSF funded program. 10-week. Check the dept websites for more info. Most places have a deadline of Feb 15 to March 1. It is a good experience. Can make connections during this time. Procedure similar to Grad school applications. SOP, Resume, Rec. Letters etc

You will get paid.

All the best

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