The Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School program is designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics. Through laboratory experiments and complementary lectures, students are introduced to the practice and technical aspects of nuclear forensic science. Students also gain a thorough understanding of the underlying science supporting this field of work.
Six weeks, starting in June
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
Rotating annually at universities nationwide. The 2014 summer school will be hosted by the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Each student will receive a room, one meal per day, and a $5,000 stipend that includes travel.
To be considered you must:
- Be an undergraduate student specializing in the physical sciences; and
- Be a U.S. citizen.
The application period for the summer 2014 program is now closed. The competition cycle for the 2015 class begins January 2015.
Application Requirements and How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit:
- Cover letter
- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or technical reference
- Official transcripts