Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART), University of Colorado at Boulder

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 Deadline: 

February 15, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 2, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, June 2 - August 8, 2014
   

Location: 

Boulder, Colorado
   

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 Colorado at Boulder offers 10-week summer research internships through the Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART) program. The internships provide hands-on experience in research and an introduction to graduate education at a leading university. Twenty to twenty five undergraduates from institutions nationwide take part in this challenging and informative program each summer.

SMART interns conduct research projects in science, math, and engineering fields under the guidance of a faculty mentor and see firsthand graduate student life at a major institution. Interns also interact in the social environment of a large university and in a community of underrepresented peers.
   

Benefits: 

Competitive stipend, summer tuition at CU-Boulder, room and board, round-trip transportation

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Engineering
Earth & Environmental Science
Chemistry, 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: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Barbara Kraus
The SMART Program, University of Colorado
UCB 347
Boulder, CO 80309-0026
Phone: (303) 492-4607    
Email: smart@colorado.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.colorado.edu/GraduateSchool/DiversityInitiative/undergrads/smart/index.html
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