|May 26 - July 31, 2015|
Under the VFP program, student interns are required to make an oral or poster presentation on the outcome of your research activities, complete at 1500-3000 word research project report, a general audience abstract, and a one-page peer review of another VFP intern's talk or poster prior to the end of the program. Go to this address for additional information: http://science.energy.gov/~/media/wdts/vfp/pdf/2014_VFP_Student_Deliverables_Guidelines.pdf
Move-in Day: All apartment keys will be given to the first person to arrive in Ames (to be determined). You will simply check in with that person upon arrival. Watch your email for additional information.
Our program does not provide funding for off-site housing. This includes participants who may already have housing in Ames. We believe part of the overall VFP experience is the growth experience provided by having our participants 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 participants 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 (VFP participants will be assigned units next to each other)
Orientation on Tuesday, May 26, will be in room 301 Spedding Hall. To locate Spedding Hall, go to campus maps. It's on the north side of campus.
Pay / Stipend
VFP participants are not Ames Lab (or ISU) employees; therefore, paraticipants 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.
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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