Eligibilty and Selection Criteria


Up to fifteen positions are available for the summer of 2018. Of these, five positions will be considered for undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit who are interested in pursuing a career in the sciences. Applicants will be considered for appointment with regard to race, creed, color sex, national origin, age, handicap status or other noon-merit factors. Foreign nationals will be considered, but they must be enrolled in a US-based university.



Selection is based on these criteria: (1) scholarship, curriculum, and experience; (2) career objectives and scientific interest; and (3) match of interest of applicant with available research projects.



The application period for Summer 2018 closes on February 3, 2018Notification of selection will be made by March 10, 2018. Successful applicants should be prepared to make a decision regarding the offer to participate within two weeks of notification.