Friday, January 25, 2013

Undergrad Summer Research at Rutgers


RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, invites students to apply for our highly successful SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAMRiSE(Research iScience and Engineering), http://rise.rutgers.edu and www.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 groups underrepresented in the sciences and students from first-generation college families.
 
The RiSE advantage includes:
 
        ** CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE in over 30 programs in the sciences, math, engineering, and social & behavioral sciences,http://gsnb.rutgers.edu/. In the biomedical sciences, students can choose among > 200 labs at Rutgers, the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, http://lifesci.rutgers.edu/~molbiosci/.  In addition, we offer exciting interdisciplinary opportunities through our NSF IGERTs, http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu/IGERT.shtml and REU partnerships -- Green Energy Technology (biofuels, synfuels, materials, nanotechnology, and engineering for clean energy), cellular bioengineering, pharmaceutical engineering, physics & astronomy, computational biology/bioinformatics, environmental sciences, and toxicology.
 
        ** 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 admissions starts at the end January and is highly selective. Apply now athttp://rise.rutgers.edu!