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SAO Astronomy Summer Intern Program


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

Description:
The SAO Summer Intern Program is a 10 week NSF funded REU program at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, where students complete a research project in astronomy with an SAO/Harvard staff scientist mentor. Potential areas of research include Galactic and extragalactic astronomy, interstellar medium and star formation, stellar astrophysics, supernovae, laboratory astrophysics, astrochemistry, instrumentation, planetary and atmospheric science and cosmology. There are also field trips, discussion meetings that address research ethics and career development, and a summer colloquium series.


Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
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Program Dates: 6/3/2018 - 8/11/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics

Keywords:
Atmospheric Physics
Atomic & Molecular Physics
Cosmology
Galactic and Interstellar science
Instrumentation Development
Optical Spectroscopy
Optical Systems
Space Sciences
Star formation
X-ray Science

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


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