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Solar Astrophysics REU

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Academic Level:
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Undergraduate Students

Come and try out a career in research with the National Solar Observatory! During our summer internship program, you will spend 10 weeks conducting research with close supervision from an experienced scientist.

NSO's Research Experience for Undergraduates program is now run in collaboration with eight (yes, EIGHT) different solar and space physics institutions around the city of Boulder, Colorado. The program is administered through CU Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. When you apply, you can choose NSO as a preferred institution, along with any of the other locations participating. Of the 25 or so students who will participate in the overall program, between 3 and 8 of them will come to NSO. Throughout the summer, you'll receive professional development, guidance, and support to increase success and opportunities in your education and career.

Each successful applicant will receive $500 per week for 10 weeks, plus a food allowance and free accommodation at the Bear Creek Apartments.

Participating Institution(s):
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National Solar Observatory (Lead)
University of Colorado, Boulder (Lead)

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

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

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