Cornell University, Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education

Position ID:Cornell-CLASSEPhysics-CMSSTUDENT2023 [#23602]
Position Title: CMS MREFC Student Intern 2023
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Engineering
High Energy Physics / LHC
Applied Physics
Appl Deadline:2023/02/28 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2022/11/14, finished 2023/11/24, listed until 2023/05/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

CMS MREFC 2023 Summer Internship Program for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students. The CMS MREFC Summer Internship program is aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the STEM fields. Students from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

Information about the CMS MREFC Summer Internship for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students can be found at: https://www.classe.cornell.edu/Research/CMS/Phase2/SummerIntershipProgram.html ;

The CMS MREFC Upgrade Project has sub-projects at several institutions, please review information about each hosting institution on our webpage. Applicants may apply to more than one institution. 

Eligibility: 
 
  • No prior experience in this area of specialty is required. Training and mentorship will be provided.
  • Qualifications include a C or higher in introductory mechanics and electricity and magnetism, an interest in high-energy physics, and a willingness to learn new skills. 
  • Many institutions require employees, whether they work on campus or work fully remotely, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to have obtained a university-approved medical or religious exemption. For additional information on this requirement, visit: https://hr.cornell.edu/covid/university-response/vaccination
  • The Internship program is open only to US citizens and permanent residents. If accepted, you will be required to show proof of citizenship or permanent residency. 
  • This program is intended primarily for sophomore and junior students in science and engineering. In exceptional cases first year students could have enough familiarity with physics, engineering, or computer science to profit from their research experience. 
  • Students who have not yet enrolled as undergraduates are not eligible. In some cases seniors may be considered, depending on employment rules at the hosting institutions (in some cases graduating seniors cannot be appointed into undergraduate internship positions). 
  • If accepted, you will have to show proof of health insurance coverage for the period of the Internship Program. 
Your application should include: 

  1. Personal statement, approximately one page in length, describing:

    1. your experience, skills, interests, and goals;

    2. host institutions to which you are applying;

    3. what would participating in a STEM research project mean to you, from the perspective of your identify; and

    4. what is it in your lived experience that has influenced you to either engage with or become passionate about issues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields. 

  2. A list of courses taken and your overall GPA, or an unofficial transcript.

  3. One letter of recommendation from a professor that is familiar with your academic performance and your potential to contribute to research.


Applications completed after midnight EST February 28, 2023 may not be considered. Selections will be made on or around March 1, 2023. If you receive an offer letter from us, you will be asked to inform us of your decision within the timeline specified in the letter.



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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual’s genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
lepp.cornell.edu
email address
 
134 Newman Lab
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853