|January 12 - May 1, 2015|
Our program begins Monday, January 12, and runs through Friday, May 1, 2015. Each student will be paired with an Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University scientist/mentor for their internship; however, students should also expect to work closely with graduate students. Our program is 16 weeks in length to allow interns sufficient time to write papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals, as suggested by mentors. Each student will also be required to prepare many other assignments. You will be required under the SULI program to make an oral or poster presentation on the outcome of your research activities, complete a 1500-3000 word research project report, a general audience abstract, and a one-page peer review of another SULI intern's talk or poster prior to the end of the program. Go to this address for additional information: /pdf/2014_SULI_Deliverables_Guidelines.pdf
Move-in Day: Watch your email for additional information.
NOTE: Our program does not provide funding for off-site housing in Ames. This includes students who may already have housing in Ames. We believe part of the overall SULI experience is the growth experience provided by having our student interns live together in on-campus apartments during our internships. We feel the sharing of information and the camaraderie that comes from after-hours interactions is a valuable take-away from our program, a take-away that can last a lifetime. We do not mandate that students live in provided housing during their internship, but our program will not fund off-site housing. Please do not ask us to make a concession for you.
Iowa State University
Living in Ames
Schilletter-University Village complex map (SULI interns will be assigned units next to each other)
Report to 301B Spedding Hall on the morning of January 12. A campus map can be found in the "Maps" section above. You will not have parking passes for campus, so give yourself time to get here on foot or bicycle or bus. Bring vehicle information if you intend to park a car in the SUV parking lot. Also bring one form of government-issued identification (i.e. driver's license). Orientation will take all day (lunch will be provided). You will complete employment forms, computer access forms, meet your mentors during lunch, get parking permits, and attend basic lab training.
Pay / Stipend
SULI participants are not Ames Lab (or ISU) employees; therefore, students will not receive a W2 at income tax time. Each will receive a 1099-MISC (sent to the permanent address indicated on your application). The stipend is taxable income. Please check with your tax preparer if you have questions about filing your tax return.
You will be required under the SULI program to make an oral or poster presentation, complete at 1500-3000 word research project report, a general audience abstract, and a one-page peer review of another SULI intern's talk or poster prior to the end of the program. Feel free to ask questions when you get here.
Reimbursement for Travel
What do I bring with me
What to Wear
What we DO NOT provide
What will my weekly schedule include
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