APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 DUE FEB 2nd, 2018
Applications and recommendations are due February 2nd. Late applications will only be considered in the event that openings are not filled. Email completed application including (i) application form, (ii) statement of purpose, (iii) Resume (iv) transcript, and (v) letter of recommendation to:
Dr. Mark Pankow, NC State University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Candidates for the summer research experience must:
- be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
- be enrolled in a degree program leading to a baccalaureate degree
- be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year
- be able to work at least 40 hours per week for the entire 10 week term (5/31 – 8/4)
Prior research experience and/or coursework in composites NOT required.
NC State University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups, including minorities and people with disabilities.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Please provide a 1-page personal statement that explains why you are interested in science and research, your career goals, and why you think this research experience would benefit you. Please also discuss preferred areas of research based on sample projects and mentors listed on our website. Additionally, include a 1-page resume highlighting any laboratory skills, research experience, awards, honors, or extracurricular activities that you would like us to know about.
Please provide a transcript (official or unofficial) from the college/university you currently attend and from your previous school(s) if you are a transfer student.
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Please provide two letters of recommendation from a current or former instructor, research mentor, or advisor. The recommendation should indicate in what capacity the recommender knows you, as well as a description of your strengths and limitations for summer research. The recommendation can be sent by the recommender directly to:
Please be sure that the recommender clearly identifies the applicant in their letter. Indicate the name of the recommender on the application form.