U. of Arizona Optical Sciences REU- Applications Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for The College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Our program is Research in Optics (RiO) and we are now accepting applications for this summer with a deadline of February 28, 2017.

Our college is internationally recognized for its innovative research programs. Our research covers a broad set of technologies and techniques for using the properties and applications of light, touching virtually every field of science and industry. Our faculty are innovative and decorated — and constantly expanding the boundaries of optics knowledge. Apply to become part of the experience with the RiO program!

During the 10-week summer program, a maximum of 10 students will engage in world-class optical sciences research and will learn of the versatile application of optics.

Participants will also:

  • Learn valuable public speaking skills
  • Give a presentation on their work
  • Showcase their research at a poster session
  • Complete a GRE prep course
  • Take the GRE exam

REU students will be offered a stipend in addition to lodging. This program is geared towards students in the STEM fields and open to rising juniors and seniors or second year community college students. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer; under-represented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

For more information or to apply go to: http://www.optics.arizona.edu/research-in-optics.

Jenny Vazquez-Akim

Author Jenny Vazquez-Akim

Jenny is the Director of Student Engagement and Career Connections in the Viterbi Admission & Student Affairs Division. Jenny manages many of the undergraduate student life programs at Viterbi, as well as the services and programs that connect all Viterbi students with their post-graduate plans. Jenny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from USC, a Master’s in Public Administration from NYU, and a Doctorate in Education from UCLA.

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