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NSF REU Workshop

This is a past event.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

DM - Deuxieme Maison, 409A
11200 SW 8th ST, Deuxieme Maison, Miami, Florida 33199

The National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) workshop is an invaluable opportunity for undergraduate students to gain insights into the world of scientific research. At this workshop, attendees will have the privilege of hearing from a distinguished speaker who will delve into the intricacies of what an REU is. Essentially, REU programs are competitive summer research opportunities that allow undergraduate students to work closely with faculty and other researchers on a real-world research topic in their field of interest. These programs are funded by the National Science Foundation and are hosted at various institutions across the country. They provide students with hands-on experience, allowing them to explore potential career paths, build a network in the academic community, and enhance their resumes with significant research accomplishments.

The importance of participating in an REU cannot be overstated. For many students, it serves as a pivotal moment in their academic journey, offering a glimpse into the rigorous and rewarding world of research. The experience often solidifies their passion for their chosen field and can be a stepping stone to graduate studies or a research-oriented career. Furthermore, the workshop will provide attendees with practical guidance on how to apply to an REU program. This includes understanding the application process, crafting a compelling personal statement, securing strong recommendation letters, and other essential tips to increase one's chances of acceptance. By attending this workshop, students will be better equipped to navigate the competitive landscape of REU applications and maximize their potential for a transformative research experience.

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences

Audience

Students, Alumni, General Public

Tags

Graduate Students

Department
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Hashtag

#Math

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