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NSF Center Summer Internship Program

The NSF Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology hosts a Summer Internship Program for Undergraduate students.

The deadline for receiving complete applications is February 27th, 2009 at 11:59 PM.

Benefits to You

  • · Work with scientists, postdocs and graduate students in a real laboratory environment.
  • · Opt for a research internship at the UC Davis Medical Center, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, UC Davis campus, Mills College or participate in research that will allow you to bridge these locations.
  • · Participate in weekly Professional Development Seminars, where career pathways in biophotonics are introduced giving you the opportunity to acquire or improve your networking, writing, interview and presentation skills needed to compete in academia and industry.
  • · Attend the Annual Retreat, where you will meet and network with the large community of CBST faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students; attend the scientific sessions, and enjoy free time for fun activities in the area of Lake Tahoe.
  • · Participate in fun extra-curricular activities, including day-trips and pizza nights, aimed to bring interns together and favor their interaction.
  • · Receive funding to support costs of living and travel from out of state. Placements range from 8 to 12 weeks.

Important, upcoming deadline dates:

  • · Application packages accepted: January 1 to February 27, 2009
  • · Announcement of accepted candidates: April 31, 2009
  • · Dates for the main 8-weeks program: June 15 to August 7, 2009 (With mentor’s approval, internships can be extended up to 4 additional weeks)

For detailed information about the program and how to apply please visit our web-site at:

To ensure that you receive the help that you need, for any question or communication related to the internship, please write to:

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