Maryland Engineering Research Internships Teams (MERIT) Biosystems Internships for Engineers

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 Deadline: 

March 1, 2013
   

Start Date: 

May 28, 2013
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, May 28 - August 2, 2013
   

Location: 

College Park, Maryland
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The University of Marylandís Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, with support from the National Science Foundation and the Army Research Laboratory, is offering exciting research opportunities for undergraduate students in the broad areas of telecommunications, computer engineering and microelectronics. The Maryland Engineering Research Internship Teams (MERIT) program combines cutting-edge, team-based research with technical and educational seminars. Participants are given the choice of four technical focuses: the Research Internships in Telecommunications Engineering (RITE) program, the Power & Energy Electronics Research (PEER) program, the Internships in Computer Engineering (ICE) program, or the Industry Sponsored Projects In Research Engineering (INSPIRE). Students typically work in teams of two or three and are supervised jointly by faculty members and graduate students.
   

Benefits: 

$5,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and partial travel support

   

Major(s): 

Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Information & Computer Science

   

GPA: 

3.3

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

MERIT Representative
Office of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, 2429 A.V. Williams Building
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-6082     Fax: (301) 314-8291
Email: eceadvise@umd.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.ece.umd.edu/MERIT
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