Dr. Norman R. Weldon Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Student Summer Research Internship
The FIU Biomedical Engineering Department has established an award for undergraduate students to participate in faculty research during the summer. The awards are intended to support students with an interest in pursuing a career in research with plans to attend graduate studies in biomedical engineering.
Students will be selected to conduct research in a faculty’s laboratory for 20 hr/week for 12 weeks at $10/hour over the summer (May-August). Students must apply with a BME faculty mentor.
ALL AWARD RECIPIENTS ARE EXPECTED TO SUBMIT A FINAL REPORT ON THEIR PROJECT BY THE FIRST WEEK OF THE FOLLOWING FALL SEMESTER.
Applications will be judged and ranked according to the following criteria.
• Qualifications of the applicant
• Project relevance to the area of biomedical research
• Significance and future potential for development of the research
• Originality and innovativeness of the proposed project
• Quality (spelling, grammar, language etc) and completeness of the application
• Availability of adequate resources to complete the project
• Finalists will be called for a presentation the first week of May.
This is a paid research internship.
Students will be paid bi-weekly after completing 20 hours a week of research lab work for 12 weeks. Maximum award is $2,400.
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