Blue Waters Student Internship Program – Call for Applications from Students and Mentors


Blue Waters Student Internship Program
Applications due Fri March 20 2015
Contact: Phil List (


Are you a student looking for an internship or faculty interested
in mentoring a student?

Blue Waters Student Internship Program
Now Accepting Applications (due by Friday March 20, 2015)

Blue Waters Student Internship Program is actively seeking faculty
and students to participate in year-long student internship

Students in the program will gain experiences involving the
application of high-performance computing to problems in science,
mathematics, or engineering.

The program provides students with:

* a stipend for undergraduate participants totaling $5000,

* a two-week intensive Petascale Institute (May 24 - June 6,
2015), and

* travel to the Blue Waters Symposium 2016.

This program provides support for internship activities at any
accredited degree granting institution in the United States.

The internships awarded through this program may be for students
working with a faculty member on their home campus, or at
another campus.

Graduate students are welcome to apply to attend the Petascale

They are responsible for arranging their own research advisor and
any stipend would be the responsibility of the research advisor.

Interested students can apply at:

Faculty who would like to mentor an undergraduate student can
post descriptions of available positions.

Positions can be intended for a particular applicant or opened to
all qualified applicants.

Faculty can submit internship positions at:

Blue Waters, supported by NSF and the University of Illinois, is
one of the world's most powerful supercomputers and the fastest on
a university campus.

Up to 1 percent of the computing capacity of Blue Waters is
available for educational efforts aimed at preparing the next
generation of students and teachers and an educated workforce.

The goal of the Blue Waters Student Internship Program and of the
education allocation is to provide unique learning experiences for
undergraduate and graduate students across a wide array of
traditional and emerging disciplines.

In collaboration with Blue Waters, Shodor and the National
Computational Science Institute will provide support and content
for the internship program and Petascale Institute.

Shodor, a national resource for computational science education,
is located in Durham, NC, and serves students and educators

Phil List
Apprenticeship Director
Computing Mentor
The Shodor Education Foundation
807 E. Main Street, Suite 7-100
Durham, NC 27701