DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
SURF Application Q & A Sessions Scheduled
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) (virtual 2021 summer session)
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission.
Program is to support two locations:
- Gaithersburg, MD
- Boulder, CO
February 5th and February 10th (@ Noon E.T.)
The SURF vacancy announcement closes soon. If you wish to attend a virtual virtual session to learn more about the SURF Program and get answers to your questions, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Your e-mail must be received 24 hours before the scheduled session.
2021 SURF Announcement is posted.
The NIST SURF Program is going virtual for the 2021 Summer. To be considered for virtual opportunities sponsored by the Boulder and/or Gaithersburg sites, applicants must apply at the following websites:
-SURF Boulder: Click here
-SURF Gaithersburg: Click here
The announcement closes on February 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET). If you have questions about SURF, please contact Dr. Brandi Toliver at email@example.com.
Tiffania L. Ham Fayall is a single mother of three young adults, she works as a Supplier Quality Lead on the 787 program at Boeing Commercial Aircraft in North Charleston, S.C. for almost 13 years. There she enjoys partnering with various organizations such as the Boeing Business Resource Groups “BRG’s” and Dream Learners, to help grow professional and individual brands in aviation through STEAM education, networking, and leadership. She’s very passionate about working with children and adults through community outreach programs and events. When she isn’t working or volunteering, she loves traveling, cooking, dancing, listening to audio books, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Tiffania is the President of Women in Aviation International- Palmetto Pride Chapter (WAI-PPC) of South Carolina- where she helps promote, empower, and encourage youths and adults in careers through scholarships, personal development, networking, and expanding the aviation industry. She believes, “if you put your heart in it, then what you communicate will reach the hearts of others”.
Tiffania holds an AAS in Leadership Development Management from Trident Technical College, S.C. and currently working on a BS in Technical Project Management and Human Resource Management at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University World Wide. She’s also a 2nd Lt. at Civil Air Patrol, Ace Basin Composite Squadron of Walterboro, S.C. as Safety and Quality Rep. studying Airborne Photographer and Mission Scanner, South Carolina Aviation Association, and 1998 Army Reserve Veteran.