Research Experiencies for Undergraduates at the Maria Mitchell Observatory

Title 
Research Experiencies for Undergraduates at the Maria Mitchell Observatory
Institution 
Maria Mitchell Association
Institution Type 
research-educational non-profit organization
City 
Nantucket
State 
MA
Field 
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Start Date 
May 20, 2013
End Date 
August 20, 2013
Stipend 
$1,700 monthly
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2013
Description 
The Maria Mitchell Observatory (MMO) offers in 2013 six summer research positions in Astrophysics for qualified undergraduate students through the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, supported by the National Science Foundation. Data for projects are obtained from leading space and ground-based astronomical facilities, as well as MMO’s own telescopes.
Qualifications 
Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card) and must be enrolled in an undergraduate program during the whole term of the internship.
Contact 
no name provided - contact email address
URL 
http://www.mmo.org/observatories/nsf-reu-internships.html
Email 
reu@mmo.org
Number of Participants 
6
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

up to $500 for home-Nantucket-home travel; support for a field trip and a AAS meeting travel.