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Jefferson Science Associates Minority/Female Undergraduate Research Assistantship


Jefferson Lab is seeking candidates for a research assistantship to provide an opportunity for a minority or female undergraduate student to work on projects that are part of the Lab's research program or directly related to the scientific or engineering aspects of the research program. JSA will provide funds to support the student at the University during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program, a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies. Initiatives Funds support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, promote the science, education and technology of the Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab's extended user community in ways that complement the Lab's basic and applied research missions.

The nominations will be reviewed by a committee of Jefferson Lab scientists which will select the student to receive the assistantship.

Financial arrangements will be handled by JSA. JSA will contact the University and sponsor when the student awarded the assistantship is selected.

Female/Minority Status

Definitions of these groups are as follows:

How to Apply

Nominations must be submitted by the faculty sponsor before the student may apply. After the faculty member has nominated a student, the student will be sent an email with the with the link to the form to be completed

Nominations must include the following information

Students nominated must submit the following information:

 

Please submit nominations by Friday, May 2, 2014.

Sponsor click on this link to nominate a student:
SPONSOR NOMINATION FORM

If you have any questions please contact:

Human Resources
Jefferson Science Associates
628 Hofstadter Rd., Suite 2
Newport News, VA 23606

April Sessoms
Email: sessoms@jlab.org
Phone: 757-269-7663

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), has a primary mission is to explore the fundamental nature of confined states of quarks and gluons, including the nucleons that comprise the mass of the visible universe. TJNAF also is a world leader in the development of the superconducting radiofrequency (SRF) technology utilized for the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF). Managing and operating the Lab for the Department of Energy (DOE) is Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA). JSA is a limited liability company created by Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) and PAE Applied Technologies.

This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program, an annual commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE, to support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, and promote the science, education and technology missions of Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab user community.