Sonoma State University
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Research Opportunities for Science Students During the Academic Year


Universities Space Resarch Association
Attention: USRP Coordinator
3600 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 244-2027
John.a.Zippay@nasa.gov

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program offers mentored internship opportunities at 12 NASA centers across the country for sophomores, juniors or seniors in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and physical/life sciences. Must be U.S. citizen with gpa of 3.0 or better. Stipend $9000 + travel to all sites, additional housing allowances at the high-cost sites only.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 6, 2009 for Fall 2009


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
(202) 586-9742
e-mail: SC.HelpWithApplication@science.doe.gov

Programs at 10 national labs: Argonne, Brookhaven (), Lawrence Berkeley, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Idaho National Engineering & Environmental, National Renewable Energy, Princeton Plasma Physics, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. See web for details.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNKNOWN, probably July 1 for Fall


Union of Concerned Scientists
2 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02238
617-547-5552   Fax: 202-223-6162
e-mail: internship@ucsusa.org

Clean Energy Internship available in Washington, DC working on clean vehicles, global environment, and clean energy with activist organization founded by scientists. Also a Scientific Integrity Internship to help raise awareness about and understanding of political interference in science with policy makers, the media, and the general public. Open to those with bachelor's degrees.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2008 for JANUARY-JUNE 2009 internship.


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
at several national labs. Summer programs are also listed at this site. Students who are majoring in any branch of science, math or engineering are encouraged to apply.

Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory
Undergraduate Astronomy Research Assistantships
e-mail: ctioreu@noao.edu

This REU program is actually a summer one, but it is during the summer in Chile: January -March. Four students will be selected. $405/week + travel, cheap housing available.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2008


Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Please send comments, additions, and corrections to
joe.tenn@sonoma.edu