Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

About Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

About CfA
The Center for Astrophysics combines the resources and research facilities of the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under a single director to pursue studies of those basic physical processes that determine the nature and evolution of the universe. The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) is a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution, founded in 1890. The Harvard College Observatory (HCO), founded in 1839, is a research institution of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, and provides facilities and substantial other support for teaching activities of the Department of Astronomy.


Research Intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Cambridge, MA
“I loved the atmosphere of research and innovation as well as the opportunities to connect with senior scientists and hear lectures on a wide variety of topics in the field.”

Undergraduate Research Assistant

June 2019 - August 2019 Cambridge, MA
“I enjoyed doing research in astronomy/astrophysics and working in a professional setting in the field. The experience helped me decide that astrophysics research is the career path I want to take.”
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