Linda M'mayi


The purpose of the website / database subproject was to create a website that would serve as a user-friendly interface to an underlying database such as a MySQL database, therefore allowing Program Support staff to easily manipulate data in the database via the web as opposed to having to do so directly in the database itself...


-- Linda M'mayi, SIST 2005


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CDF detector

For Students

The SIST program provides the opportunity to work with scientists and engineers at the nation's preeminent high energy physics laboratory. There is no "busy work" here -- here is your chance to dig in to an exciting project and make real contributions towards furthering our understanding of the universe!

This 12 week program offers competitive pay, furnished apartments, rental cars, and more which is detailed in the Fact Sheet.

The SIST program is open to undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year colleges and universities in the United States.

Internships are offered to students majoring in Physics, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. The program can accept only U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and foreign nationals (with OPT).

Important Dates for 2015 program

  • Interns and supervisors first contact (by email): On or before May 1
  • Interns arrive on May 18
  • Last day: August 7

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