The Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS), Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon UniversityCarnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

And Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS) Program is an intensive summer research program for talented undergraduate students. Summer Scholars have the opportunity to participate in state-of-the-art research projects, interact with a diverse research team, and to be mentored by leading faculty and technical staff. The program introduces aspiring students to dynamic research resources and methods, RI graduate education programs and research projects.

Who can apply: Undergraduate students from both US and international institutions are eligible to apply. The program is targeted for undergraduate sophomores (second year) and juniors (third year). But graduating seniors (final year) students can also apply.

Location: Carnegie Mellon University.

Duration: 11 weeks. The RISS Program dates are the first Monday in June to August 15. Applicants must be available for the core program dates. Some scholars may be invited by the supporting lab to stay for an additional period (e.g. arriving earlier and/or departing later than the core dates)

For more details and to apply, visit Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS), Carnegie Mellon University’s website.

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The last date to apply this year is January 31, 2017.

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