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Doing undergraduate research

  1. Sep 8, 2012 #1
    hello everyone,
    How much important is doing undergraduate research during summer ? I'm a physics student of the second year, and next summer I could ask for doing research at LIGO or SURF. I'd like to ask you: Is this highly evaluated in the curriculum ? Is it important for my future work as a phisicyst ? Thank you for all your answers,
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  3. Sep 8, 2012 #2
    Yes, of course. Especially, if you want to continue your study later. You will gain experience in scientific research field. If you want to work as a researcher or scientist it will help you to work independently in future.
  4. Sep 8, 2012 #3
    Do it. I did my SURF last summer and I can already add two papers on my CV.
  5. Sep 9, 2012 #4
    Could you tell something about your experience ? How it worked ?
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