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Internships/Research oppurtunities for EP student

  1. Sep 11, 2008 #1
    Cans omeone please list out the reasearch oppurtunities/Internship oppurtunities ofr an Engineering Physics student during the summer..
    I am interested in theoritical physics...as such where all can i apply for summer research...?
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  3. Sep 12, 2008 #2
    It is nearly impossible to get a job with a Degree in Engineering Physics today, and finding an Internship / Research opportunity is not going to be any easier. You can try going to your local University and ask around for such positions this might help for starters. I wish the best of luck for you.

    My good friend whom is a Undergraduate from UCSB in Engineering Physics the only research I see him doing now is bagging customers items at Walmart from 9 to 5. He's so much in debt that he couldn't even afford to continue his Education in Grad school. Talking about a tough life.

    But this is in America, I don't know much about other countries though. :shy:
  4. Sep 12, 2008 #3

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    I don't buy this. Why would it be harder to get a job with a degree in Engineering Physics than, say Art History?

    I will believe that students with an EP degree suffer from the problem of the degree being neither fish nor foul - jobs in engineering would be going to people with the appropriate engineering degree, and graduate positions in physics would be going to people with physics degrees. But I don't believe it's 'nearly impossible to find a job'. Do you have any statistics that shows that the unemployment rate of new EP grads is, say, above 85 or 90%?

    As far as the OP, your academic advisor is a good place to start. Another good place to start is the bulletin board in your department - in most universities, it's covered with posters for various programs.
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