Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory Research Experience for Undergraduates (International Opportunity)

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 Deadline: 

October 1, 2013
   

Start Date: 

January 13, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, January 13 to March 21, 2014
   

Location: 

La Serena, Chile
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Student participants will work on specific research projects in close collaboration with the members of the CTIO scientific and technical staff. Research projects vary from year to year. The REU program at CTIO emphasizes observational techniques and provides opportunities for direct observational experience using CTIO's state of the art telescopes and instrumentation. The program will also include a series of seminars on the basics of modern observational astronomy and observational techniques.
   

Benefits: 

Full time positions with a salary of $580/week. Travel costs are covered, and furnished housing is provided for a modest rent.

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Physics
Mathematics

   

GPA: 

   
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: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Catherine Kaleida
Phone: 011-56-51-205200    
Email: ctioreu@noao.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/reu-program
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