Summer 2009 Undergraduate Research Experience @ Northwestern University

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Summer 2009 Undergraduate Research Experience @ Northwestern University

The Materials Research Center at Northwestern University offers a 9-week, paid summer research experience for undergraduates. The students are paired up with some of the leading research professors in science and engineering fields. Research areas include ceramics, polymers, nanocomposites, photonics, nanoparticles, molecular electronics and biomaterials. Students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in science or engineering who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible. The program dates this year are June 22 to August 21. Participants are paid $4000 stipend plus on-campus housing. For more information, please visit the website:

The application deadline is February 15, 2009.

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I have some personal

I have some personal experience with these programs at Northwestern.

The students are really challenged and it amazes me what they accomplish over this short time. And there are worse places to be than Chicago in the summer!