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CFA/SAO Solar Summer Internship Program

sao internshipThe Solar and Stellar X-Ray Group (SSXG) and the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Group (SSP) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) hosts a 10 week summer program for undergraduate students across the country to participate in cutting edge research on solar physics with CfA/SAO scientific mentors. Special seminars will be held to increase students’ public speaking and computer programming skills. Students will learn from experience about scientific research and how to apply their academic work to real-world problems. Participants must be US citizens and full-time undergraduate students, preferably finishing their sophomore or junior years. Applications from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged. Housing, stipend, and subsidized travel expenses to Cambridge are provided. More information including contact and application information can be obtained from the website listed below.


Contact Name: Dr. Kathy Reeves

Contact Phone: 617-496-7563

Contact Email:

Opportunity Website:

Term: 10 weeks

Deadline: February 15

Stipend: $500 per week

Apply Through: Website
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