Posted: August 5, 2010

Undergrad nanotechnology summer 2010/11 internships in Australia

(Nanowerk News) This is an opportunity for highly motivated undergraduate students to experience the unique environment at one of Australia's leading research institutes.
By spending between 8 and 12 weeks undertaking a focussed research project with the University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) you obtain:

1. highly valuable research skills;

2. access to some of the best facilities in the country;

3. a stipend of $300 per week;

4. career mentoring; and

5. credit toward to your undergraduate degree in approved circumstances.

Internships will commence on Monday 29 November and conclude in January or February 2011, depending on the length of your project. High achieving science and engineering students (GPA ≥ 6.0) with an interest in pursuing a career in research are encouraged to apply.
AIBN's research focuses on the broad areas of health, energy and the environment. The Institute has a dynamic, multidisciplinary research environment with teams working at the interface of the biological, chemical and physical sciences. AIBN has research programs in the areas of:

1. nanotechnology-based imaging and drug delivery for therapeutic products;

2. nanotechnology for energy and environmental applications;

3. regenerative medicine, in particular biology, stem cells and novel scaffolds; and

4. novel protein expression utilising metabolomics and systems biotechnology.

Interested students should complete the Online Application Form when it becomes available.
Applications close Monday 30 August 2010.
More information concerning the Internship can be obtained from Russell Griggs.
Source: AIBN