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Occidental College 2014 Summer Research Program: May 27 - August 2
Students work in collaboration with a faculty mentor to prepare a two to four page proposal describing the project, its significance and methodology; a one to two page personal statement describing the educational impact of the work; a one page budget; and a separate letter of support from their mentor.
Proposal guidelines can be found under Summer Opportunities on the URC website. URC informational meeting scheduled for January 21st @ 3pm. Watch URC Facebook page and website calendar for details.
Proposals are due by 4:00pm on February 11, 2014. Applicants will be notified by email on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Students receive a stipend of $390 per week during the program. Researchers are strongly urged to live on campus. To support that, on-campus housing is subsidized by the URC (the amount depending on a students'financial aid status). There is no support for off-campus housing.
Opportunities listed at Oxy's URC: http://departments.oxy.edu/urc/research_support/summer.htm
Siri: An academic year internship program at JPL: http://departments.oxy.edu/urc/research_support/jpl-siri.htm
Summer Options at Caltech & JPL: SURF http://www.surf.caltech.edu
A search engine specifically designed to help undergraduates find summer sresearch programs: http://www.thenucleus.org/research/
REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) programs funded by the NSF: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm (search for an REU site)