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NU REU Program in Nanotechnology

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Nanotechnology


Explore the field of nanotechnology at Northwestern University (NU) - it's the best summer job you'll ever have!


Participants in the 9-week NU-REU Program will:

§  Work full-time on a nanotechnology research project

§  Have access to world-class equipment and facilities

§  Enjoy research seminars and field trips

§  Enhance public speaking and technical writing skills

§  Participate in team events and explore Chicago


REU participants come from small and large schools, across the country.  They receive a $5,750 stipend, plus round-trip airfare, a meal plan, and dormitory housing.


To be eligible for this program, you must be:

§  a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

§  majoring in engineering or the sciences

§  have at least one year left to complete your undergraduate degree


The application deadline is February 10, 2020.  Program dates are June 22 – August 21, 2020.  Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


To apply visit:

For more information, contact Margaret Connolly


This program is sponsored by the NSF.

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