Participants in the CU PREP Program get involved first by applying for research jobs on the CU PREP site. If a suitable job isn't available, participants are encouraged to peruse NIST programs, find an interesting field of research and reach out directly to that group to see if a position might be possible.


Eligibility to be in PREP for Student Positions

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time at the University of Colorado Boulder as a degree-seeking student in an area of study related to the NIST mission.
  • Must currently possess a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Eligibility to be in PREP for Research Faculty Positions

  • Eligibility differentiates between each posting.