16 Dec 2013

REU SUMMER INTERNSHIPS IN AQUATIC SCIENCES

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Posted by acsgetexperienceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Job Description

Summer 2014:  09 June – 15 August 2014

Purpose
This research experience program will provide undergraduate students with laboratory and field training in aquatic science (including lake and ocean systems) with extensive shipboard field research opportunities. The goal of this activity is to develop, through hands-on experience, future scholars to pursue Interdisciplinary research toward an understanding of the aquatic environment.

Description
The program will consist of a work-experience program in the laboratory and in the field, under the supervision of a research director. In consultation with the research director, students will prepare a written research plan, conduct the proposed work, prepare a project summary and give an oral presentation of the results at the close of the session. Team Investigations will join students and faculty from several disciplines working on a major research project.  Click Here for more information.

Participating Mentors
Research directors include scientists at the Center for Great Lakes Studies and faculty from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geosciences, and others. Click Here for a list of participating mentors.

Stipends
Stipends of $5,000 are provided to summer participants for a 10-week full-time program.

Residence:
For students from outside of the Milwaukee area, limited travel and dormitory housing support is available in addition to the stipends.

Eligibility:
Applications are invited from undergraduate students who will have completed at least two years of study towards a bachelor’s degree and are still undergraduates during summer 2013. Minority, women and handicapped students are especially encouraged to apply. Participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and its possessions.

Deadline:
The deadline for receipt of complete applications for the summer program is March 10, 2014; applicants will be notified by mid-April 2014.

Application Procedure:
Applicants must complete an application form and provide transcripts and two letters of recommendation. For application materials please download the forms here: REU 2014 Application Formshttp://glwi.uwm.edu/images/icon_pdf.gif or call or write to the following address:

Research Experience for Undergraduates
Center for Great Lakes Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
600 E. Greenfield Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

Telephone: (414)382-1700
FAX: (414)382-1705
E-mail: cglsreu@uwm.edu

REU Program Directors: Dr. Russell Cuhel; Dr. Carmen Aguilar

How to Apply

Click on the link to the university website for more information.

Job Categories: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Microbiology, Other, and Physical Sciences. Job Types: REU. Job Tags: marine science and summer. Salary: Paid.

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