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HCII Seeks Applicants for 2020 Summer Research Program


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Carnegie Mellon's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Human-Computer Interaction program is an opportunity for undergraduate students to spend a summer working with some of the world's leading Human-Computer Interaction faculty researchers. A number of projects are available in diverse areas at the intersection of psychology, computer science, human-computer interfaces and language technologies. Accepted students will work closely with CMU faculty and researchers on research problems with the potential for publication and significant impact on the future practice of interaction design.

Some of our past summer research students have gone on to join top Ph.D. programs in human-computer interaction, such as those at CMU, UC Berkeley, and the University of Washington; have published papers in major conferences; have won NSF graduate research fellowships; and have placed in the CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Award and ACM's student research competitions. We are excited to see what you can do!

Summer 2020 Program Details

Program Dates: The 2020 program runs from May 26, 2020 to July 31, 2020 and applicants must commit to the entire summer period. This is a paid position.

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

Online Application and Program Information: For more information about the HCII's 2020 Undergraduate Summer Research Program, including the online application, available projects, the summer at a glance, and more, please visit our new Undergraduate Summer Research Program web page.

If you have questions about the HCII Summer Research Program that are not answered on the program web page, please email us.


Story originally posted on November 15, 2019, updated January 15, 2020