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The summer schedule.

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Summer 2016
Schedule

Machine Shop
Training

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Club

Training
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Outreach

Examples of
Participant Research

Previous Years'
Participants

Pre-Research Training Camp Schedule:

Week 1 Monday
May 31
Tuesday
June 1
Wednesday
June 2
Thursday
June 3
Friday
June 4
9:00-12:00 Memorial
Day
(8:00am!) Machine Shop Training
(PAS 218)
Closed toe shoes, old clothes.
Machine Shop Training
(PAS 144)
Closed toe shoes, old clothes.
Machine Shop Training
(PAS 144)
Closed toe shoes, old clothes.
Machine Shop Training
(PAS 144)
Closed toe shoes, old clothes.
12:00-1:00 Memorial
Day
Lunch (PAS 274) Lunch (PAS 218) Lunch (PAS 218) Lunch (PAS 218)
1:00-2:00 Memorial
Day
LeRoy
Lab Tour {2}
(PAS 141)
Catapults
(PAS 212)
Wolgemuth Lab Tour
{1 exp, 1 theory}
(PAS 555)
Machine Shop
(PAS 272)
2:00-3:00 Memorial
Day
Intro to
Quantum
(PAS 272)
Alt
Lab Tour {2}
(SLH 409)
Johns
Lab Tour {1}
(PAS 218)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
3:00-4:00 Memorial
Day
Resume Writing
(PAS 212)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
Wang
Lab Tour {2}
(PAS 218/549)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
4:00-5:00 Memorial
Day
Arnold
Lab Tour {0}
(Harshbarger 118B)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
Rademacher
Lab Tour {2}
(Meinel basement)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
5:00-6:00 Memorial
Day
Trouard
Lab Tour {1}
(Keating 131A)
Matlab (PAS 272)
Spectrosc. (Koffler 113)
 
Week 2 Monday
June 6
Tuesday
June 7
Wednesday
June 8
Thursday
June 9
Friday
June 10
9:00-10:00 Catapults
(PAS 212)
SolidWorks
(PAS 272)
Mentor Selection/
Catapults (PAS 212)
10:00-11:00 Kennedy
Lab Tour {1}
(USGS courtyard)
Betterton
Lab Tour {1}
(PAS 554)
Presentation Skills (PAS 218)/
Catapults (PAS 212)
11:00-12:00 Catapults
(PAS 212)
Denton
Lab Tour {2}
(CSB 430)
Birth Cert./Passport!
Scientific Reading
(PAS 216)
12:00-1:00 Lunch (PAS 218) Lunch (PAS 218) Group Photo
Lunch (PAS 218)
1:00-2:00 Electronics
(PAS 216)
Solidworks
(PAS 272)
Catapults
(PAS 212)
2:00-3:00 Electronics
(PAS 216)
Solidworks
(PAS 272)
Catapults/
Cookout prep
(PAS 212)
3:00-4:00 Electronics
(PAS 216)
Hodgins
Lab Tour {2}
(PAS 251)
Catapults/
Cookout prep
(PAS 212)
4:00-5:00 Catapults
(PAS 212)
Electronics
(PAS 216)
Cookout
PAS front lawn
5:00-6:00 Catapults
(PAS 212)
Electronics
(PAS 216)
Cookout
PAS front lawn






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Important Resources: (in chronological order.)
 
  • Pre-summer participant data collection template.

  • 2 weeks before program begins, email your resume draft to BOTH program mentors (Rebekah and Nikita). Suggested revisions are emailed back to you (soon). Then email your revised resume promptly for distribution to faculty (before the program begins). Your resume should highlight your academic status, work experience (could be research or non-research related), any awards or honors you have received, computer skills and other skills. Add machine shop training to resume with the following text (rewrite to your taste):
       Machine Shop Skill and Safety Course taught by Professor William Bickel, University of Arizona Physics in summer of (year). Familiar with and checked out on: shop safety and maintenance, lathe operation, mill operation, drill press & tapping, band saw, grinder, belt sander. Documentation available upon request.
       Other skills covered during pre-research training camp that you should add to your resume include: Microscopy training, MatLab programming, using Linux, oscilloscope use, and introductory digital and solar electronics.

  • Click for map to PAS

  • The 2-week Research Training Camp schedule (pdf).

  • Mandatory safety/chemical training (requires NetID). Please complete before you begin research.

  • Print and sign the photo release form.

  • CatCards may be obtained in the north area of the student union (the CatCard office).

  • Security guidelines to protect your lab's research.

  • Explain your research preferences for lab selection.

  • Give an informal PowerPoint presentation at the end of the 6th week. Prepare an 8 minute talk on any topic you were assigned. You only get 8 minutes (+2 for questions) just like at science conferences. This is simply for you to practice presenting in a friendly environment (no professors allowed!).

  • Information about summer parking permit.

  • Guidelines for writing your research paper drafts, making your various research presentations, and what your final web page must include.

  • Presentation Comment Card.