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Summer research spot without REU at a school with REUs

  1. Feb 14, 2015 #1
    I want to find an undergrad research spot at UC Davis over the summer since I'll be in the area; however, I believe I've missed the deadline for summer REU applications. Seeing as Davis gets an influx of undergrad researchers from their REU program, do I have any chance in scoring a spot by just emailing professors? Thanks for any input!
     
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  3. Feb 14, 2015 #2

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    Are you a Davis student?
     
  4. Feb 14, 2015 #3
    Sorry I should have mentioned that; No Im a UC Santa Barbara 2nd year physics major
     
  5. Feb 14, 2015 #4

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    Then it's going to be hard. Whoever hires you is going to be asked "Why didn't you hire a David undergrad?"
     
  6. Feb 16, 2015 #5

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    Why don't you just stay at UCSB? UCSB is a fantastic physics department ranked in the top ten.
     
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