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REU Program in Chemistry

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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK) REU program is an intensive introductory training experience for talented undergraduate students that provides participants with a diverse set of skills necessary to be successful as a scientist.

Our 10-week REU program is funded by NSF and carefully devised as a comprehensive initial research experience to provide participating students with the diverse skills necessary to pursue a career and further education in the field of chemistry.

We offer research spanning the traditional fields of chemistry, and additionally benefit from collaborative efforts that impart a broad range of skills. While the research experience is the primary component, our program will also provide comprehensive training such as interactive ethics course and professional development training exercises including the preparation of personal career documents, interactions with researchers from both industry and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory, interactive panel discussions, and seminar series to prepare you for future endeavors.

Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
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Program Dates: 5/28/2018 - 8/6/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:

Analytical Chemistry
Chemical Physics
Computational Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Mass Spectrometry Techniques
Materials Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry

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

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