MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) | MIT (INT:UNR)

MIT SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM (MSRP) | MIT

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) seeks to promote the value of graduate education; to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; and to prepare and recruit the best and brightest for graduate education at MIT.  Today, this program’s goal is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities and underserved (e.g. low socio-economic background, first generation) students in the research enterprise.

MSRP seeks to identify talented sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors who might benefit from spending a summer on MIT’s campus, conducting research under the guidance of MIT faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students.  Students who participate in this program will be better prepared and motivated to pursue advanced degrees, thereby helping to sustain a rich talent pool in critical areas of research and innovation. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct Research in state of the arts facilities
  • Receive supervision from MIT faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students
  • Attend weekly academic and professional development seminars
  • Participate in numerous community activities at MIT and in the Boston/Cambridge area
  • Poster presentation at the end of the program

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled college Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors
  • Attend a US home institution (or its territories)
  • 5 GPA (Based on 4.0 scale)
  • Have genuine interest in research and obtaining PhD
  • African American, Latino, Native American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, first-generation students, and students from low socio-economic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

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Summer Research Program – MIT – (INT)

HOW TO APPLY: 
Interested applicants should apply online.