University of California, Berkeley

 
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Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Fall E3S Internship Program. The E3S Internship Program is a paid research internship program, enabling undergraduates of FIU, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UTEP to undertake research with E3S faculty at their home institutions. The exact start date dependent on the academic calendar of each member institution.

Program Benefits
*10-weeks of research experience (average 10 hours per week)
*Hands-on research guided by faculty mentors and graduate students
*$1,200 stipend
*E3S commitment to provide research experience (up to 30 weeks), subject to student's performance in the research and maintaining a 3.25 GPA or higher

Eligibility
*Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident to apply. International students are NOT eligible for this program.
*Engineering and Physical Science majors
*3.25 grade point average or higher
*Willing to commit to participation in the Center's research for a minimum of 30 weeks over 1.5 years, if applicable
*No prior research experience required


Application Requirements
*Completed online application form
*Unofficial or official academic transcript
*Resume or CV
*Available to be interviewed after application is submitted.

To Apply to the ETERN Program, follow these steps:
Step 1: Complete the on-line application below.
Step 2: Send an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) via email, fax or regular mail. Admitted applicants will be asked to submit an official transcript at the time of acceptance.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Notification of decisions is expected to be sent in mid-to late-September.

Questions and Supporting Documents can be addressed to:

E3S Education & Outreach Programs
ATTN: Dr. Kedrick Perry
University of California
562 Sutardja Dai Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1764
Fax: (510) 666-2026
Email: kbperry@berkeley.edu

If you have any questions regarding the program or application, please contact Dr. Kedrick Perry
ONLINE APPLICATION: Please answer all of the questions in their entirety, paying particular attention to the essays at the end of the application. Please note that once you start the online application, you will be asked to submit the complete application. You will not be able to save your information. If you are not ready to submit your complete application, you may return to the online application to resubmit your application.

1. First Name

2. Last Name

3. Email Address

4. Current Street Address

5. City

6. State

7. Zip code

8. Primary/Cell Phone Number

9. Alternative Phone Number

10. Date of Birth (MO/DA/YEAR)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Why is this information being requested? Collection of this information is authorized by the NSF Act of 1950, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1861, et seq. Demographic data allows NSF to gauge whether our programs and other opportunities in science and technology are fairly reaching and benefiting everyone regardless of demographic category; to ensure that those in under-represented groups have the same knowledge of and access to programs and other research and educational opportunities; and to assess involvement of international investigators in work supported by NSF (E3S National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement No. 0939514).

11. Citizenship Status (please note only US Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for the E3S Summer Research Program)

12. Gender

13. Race/Ethnicity (check all that apply)

14. Disability

15. Veteran

16. Mother's Highest Education

17. Father's Highest Education

18. Are you currently receiving, or have you recently received a Pell grant?

Education Background

19. Undergraduate Institution

20. Overall Grade Point Average (GPA)

21. Major Grade Point Average (GPA)

22. GPA Scale

23. Academic Major

24. Current Academic Level

25. Anticipated Graduation Date

26. List any educational and/or non-educational honors, awards, scholarships, prizes you have received.

Research Interests

27. Have you participated in other research programs?

28. If you answered YES, to the above question, please provide the name(s) of the programs and the institutions that sponsored them.

29. Please visit the E3S website and indicate which faculty member you would be interested in working with: https://e3s-center.berkeley.edu/research/

30. Essay 1: Express why you want to participate in this program and indicate your particular area of interest in energy efficient electronics science. (Maximum 500 words)

31. Essay 2: Describe one prior research or professional experience. If no prior experience, please indicate. (Maximum 500 words)

32. Essay 3: If you have performed less than satisfactory in any of your classes, please explain the circumstances. If this does not apply to you, please indicate. (Maximum 500 words)

33. How did you learn about the ETERN program?

34. Additional Comments: Please indicate any other information that you would like the selection committee to be aware of that is not reflected elsewhere in your application.

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