Do you know a really great student who is available for a STEM internship this summer?
The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering is seeking a highly-ambitious student majoring in science or engineering to fill a vacancy. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 with not less than a 3.4 grade-point average in his/her supporting science, engineering and math courses. Students should submit a brief statement (100 words or less) to me at firstname.lastname@example.org describing their research interest in nanoscience or nanoscale engineering no later than the close of business on Friday, April 27, 2012.
Selected students will be asked to complete an application with a personal statement that includes his/her research interest(s) and academic goals, two letters of recommendation from faculty persons (detailing the student’s qualifications for the Program as well as a candid assessment of his/her ability to succeed in a rigorous research training program), and an unofficial transcript. Rising juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply, especially those from under-represented groups (ethnic/racial minority, first-generation, low-income). Student should also include contact information (address, phone numbers, and email address) with the submitted statement. The selected intern will be required to arrive at Vanderbilt on May 29, 2012 to begin his/her training.
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