Below, I’ve provided a primer on note-taking strategies, many of which I personally used during my academic career. A lot of this is fairly basic stuff–there are no “secrets” to note-taking success. But hopefully a few of these tips will help you start taking notes more effectively.
REU-ESE 2012 — REU-ESE. Paid summer research opportunity.
- Contribute to an ongoing research project through collaboration with faculty members, graduate students, and other undergraduate students
- Take part in a professional development program designed to foster research and technical communication skills through training, practice, and experience and to encourage pursuit of graduate studies
- Interact with students, academics, and practitioners in a number of settings, ranging from informal meetings to a professional conference”
“Some 60% said a certification led to a new job; 50% said they earned more pay, with 40% saying their pay increased by more than 10% directly because of a certification; and 29% said a cert led to a promotion.”
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities at NIST. “The programs provide research opportunities for undergraduate students to work with internationally known NIST scientists and gain exposure to cutting-edge research. … At the Gaithersburg campus, students can work in the areas of nanoscale science, engineering, computer science, mathematics, materials science, chemistry, biology, neutron research and/or physics. In Boulder, SURF students can participate in research in computer science, mathematics, materials science, chemistry, biology, engineering and/or physics.”