Schools with Rotating Research Assistantships

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Sundance
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Schools with Rotating Research Assistantships

Postby Sundance » Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:44 pm

Hi everyone,

I've mentioned in another post how I'm having difficulty narrowing down my interests and selecting a concentration for studying in grad school. During my browsing I've come across a really interesting aspect of Stanford U's physics program - the first year is often spent rotating through various research groups, getting a taste for different areas of study so that a person can be better prepared for selecting an area of research.

My question to you good folks is this: does anyone know of other universities offering similar programs?

Thanks!

nonick
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Re: Schools with Rotating Research Assistantships

Postby nonick » Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:29 pm

Yale is doing it as well. I don't know of another, but I am sure there are other places that do that.

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zxcv
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Re: Schools with Rotating Research Assistantships

Postby zxcv » Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:44 am

Berkeley has a rotation program, although you would need to support yourself by teaching or a fellowship.




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