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Interview tips for someone going into a physics research internship at the University of Chicago?

Be sure to have looked into what the professor that you are interviewing with studies. Looking at their website and reading the introductions to a few of their papers would be most helpful. In your head, try to connect these ideas to the physics that you have learned in your classes so far. Most ...
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If anyone's familiar with the physics research internship at University of Chicago, what kind of experience did you have?

I worked in Experimental Physics rather than Theoretical Physics so consider this when reading my answer. A Physics Research Internship is quite a laid back job compared to many others. For the most part, you get to determine your work schedule (as long as you are getting your work done and atten...
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How well prepared would I be going into a physics research internship at the University of Chicago as a physics major?

Quite well. There are certainly areas in physics that rely more or less on other fields. For example, theoretical physics obviously uses many tools from pure mathematics and physical chemistry combines concepts between physics and chemistry. In these cases, it is definitely helpful to have traini...
Internship Research College Major Education Physics University of Chicago
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How do I prepare for an interview to take on a researcher position at University of Chicago?

-Make research on the laboratory's published papers-Learn about the people who work at the laboratory-Bring questions regarding the position and your potential roll in the laboratory
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