RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, invites undergraduates with interests in physics and astronomy to apply for our highly successful SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM, RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering), http://rise.rutgers.edu andwww.facebook.com/rutgers.rise. We are seeking sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors with strong academic credentials, a passion for research, and an interest in graduate school. We particularly encourage applications from students from underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds.
The RiSE advantage includes:
** CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE http://www.physics.rutgers.edu: forefront theoretical & experimental research in astronomy, condensed matter, high energy, nuclear, and biophysics.
** EXCITING INTERDISCIPLINARY AREAS: See, for example, our NSF IGERT in Nanotechnology for Clean Energy, http://energyigert.rutgers.edu/), the Institute for Advanced Materials, Devices, and Nanotechnology (IAMDN, http://iamdn.rutgers.edu/), the BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology (http://www.biomaps.rutgers.edu/) and the Laboratory for Surface Modification (http://lsm.rutgers.edu).
** PERSONALIZED MENTOR-MATCHING
** OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: rigorous training in scientific speaking & writing, GRE prep, grad school workshops, career exploration, field trips
** EXCELLENT FUNDING: Stipend + on-campus housing + travel allowance
** ALUMNI SUCCESS: awards for presentations at national meetings & placement at top graduate schools
** GREAT LOCATION with professional & recreational advantages.
** FUN AND FRIENDSHIPS: vibrant multi-cultural community and social program.
** EASY ON-LINE APPLICATION: Rolling admission is in progress and is highly selective. Apply NOW at http://rise.rutgers.edu!