Students participate in physics research with their professors at California Lutheran as well as at other institutions across the United States through Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) programs.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The best way to know if you want a career in physics is to do some physics research. There are many opportunities to do this both during the year and over the summer. The key is to identify an area of research that interests you, and try it out.
- You are of course welcome/encouraged to work with the physics faculty at Cal Lutheran and take advantage of full-time summer research fellowships.
- List of REU programs funded by the NSF.
- Many of the UC campuses have summer research opportunities.
- You can SURF at Caltech.
- Most government labs have undergraduate research programs such as NASA, Lawrence Livermore, and SLAC.