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  • Rutgers RiSE Summer Program

    January 19, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, invites talented students to apply for their summer research program, RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering). Accepted students  participate in cutting edge research in the biological, physical and social/behavioral sciences, math, and engineering and can opt to be considered for partnered REUs. A generous stipend, housing, and travel are provided. Students should apply as soon as possible, as rolling admissions is in progress and is highly selective.

  • Bruins-In-Genomics (B.I.G.) Summer is an intensive, practical experience in genomics and bioinformatics for students who are interested in integrating quantitative and biological knowledge, and pursuing graduate degrees in the biological, biomedical or health sciences. The application deadline is February 1, 2016. Some stipends and fellowships are available.

  • Little Cayman Research Centre REU

    January 18, 2016 at 8:54 am

    The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) invites undergraduate students interested in ocean sciences to apple to the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience on Little Cayman. The program runs for eight weeks (May 28 - July 22) at the Little Cayman Research Centre (LCRC). The application is due by Monday, February 15, 2016.

  • The University of Michigan Biological Station is now accepting applications for its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, "Biosphere-Athmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment." The REU summer program runs for nine weeks (June 21 - August 20, 2016) at the UM Biological Station on Douglas Lake in beautiful northern Michigan. The stipend is $5000, and room, board, and transportation to and from Michigan are provided. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 1, 2016.

  • The Hawaii Island Hawksbill Turtle Recovery Project is seeking volunteers to monitor and protect endangered hawksbill sea turtles. Commitments of at least 10 weeks are preferred from May until December. Dorm style housing and a food stipend are provided.

  • University of Idaho Semester in the Wild

    January 12, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    University of Idaho's Semester in the Wild is a unique, academically rigorous immersion in wilderness. Learn the ecological and social relationships among nature, writing, and sustainable natural resources by spending a semester at Taylor Wilderness Research Station in Valley County, Idaho.

  • Shannon Point Marine Center REU

    January 12, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    The Shannon Point Marine Center's Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site in Anacortes, Washington, will support independent, supervised research on the part of eight undergraduates in 2016. General research themes include productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, ecology, and morphology of marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography; and chemical ecology. A stipend of $4500, a food allowance, a travel allowance, and housing is provided. Apply by February 15, 2016 with programs dates of June 21, 2016 - August 19, 2016.

  • Stream Habitat Internships

    January 8, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    The Stream Habitat Program will be filling up to 4 fish habitat student intern positions. The primary responsibility will be to assist in the collection of biological and physical data on streams, predominately warm water streams.

    The position is based in St. Paul, Minnesota. You are responsible for your own housing and living expenses on your off time (i.e. nights not in travel status and weekends). Salary is $12.00/hr. Preferred dates are June 1–Sept. 2, but candidates must be available from June 6th to August 19th.This position may have the possibly to extend through October. Candidates must have a valid MN class D driver’s license or equivalent.

  • Marine Ecology Summer Internship

    January 8, 2016 at 10:30 am

    The Coastal Systems Group of the UMASS Dartmouth School of Marine Science is offering summer internships in Coastal Marine Ecology. Students accepted into this competitive 10-12 weekprogram will participate in both field data collection and laboratory analyses. Research areas include estuarine water quality monitoring, nutrient cycling, and wetlands ecology. Stipend for this summer internship is ~$4000/12 weeks. Preference give to undergraduate juniors and seniors.

     

     

  • Carleton Summer Science Fellowship

    January 7, 2016 at 8:46 am

    Like science? Interested in research? Apply for the Summer Science Fellowship, which provides stipends for two summers of research for current freshmen or sophomores. Apply before Monday, January 11.

  • Field Projects International Courses

    January 5, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    Field Projects International, formerly known as PrimatesPeru, is offering two sessions of Field Biology and Primatology in Peru. Applications are open to undergraduates and graduate students.

  • SURE Intern Program

    January 4, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    Juniors & Seniors ~ Majoring in the Sciences

    Each year selected undergraduate Junior and Senior students work in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program with The Hormel Institute’s scientists. Interns work on research projects to expand their knowledge of basic research and to learn about equipment and techniques that are not generally available in undergraduate academic programs.  The institute, which is dedicated to searching for cancer cures, is part of the University of Minnesota, but it also enjoys a close collaboration with the Mayo Clinic.  Applications due March 1, 2016.