Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program in marine and estuarine science

Applications due February 19th

Maryland Sea Grant offers fifteen undergraduates the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. During this 12-week program, each student will work with science mentors on an individual research project. Fifteen undergraduates are selected to conduct marine research on Chesapeake Bay. Research areas include environmental chemistry, physical oceanography, molecular biology and genetics.

Who should apply:  Students majoring in biology, chemistry, ecology, physics, engineering, mathematics, and marine and environmental science. Encourage applicants from colleges and universities where research opportunities are limited and from groups underrepresented in marine and coastal science to apply

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Chesapeake Student Recruitment, Early Advisement, and Mentoring (C-StREAM)

Applications due February 20th

C-StREAM is focused on recruiting, advising, and mentoring college students from populations who have been historically excluded from the environmental field and are underrepresented in environmental research and management professions. For the purpose of this program, C-StREAM focuses on assisting students who identify as people of color and/or who are first generation college students.  The program works closely with academic institutions as well as government agencies within the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership to place selected students into meaningful summer internships. The summer 2021 C-StREAM internship program run May 24, 2021 - August 13, 2021. All C-StREAM Fellows will receive a stipend up to $6,000 ($500/week).

Who should apply:   C-StREAM is intended for any continuing undergraduate, at any level of study (including seniors pursuing graduate studies in the fall) who identifies as being one or both of the following: a person of color and/or a first generation college student.

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Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Applications due February 15th

The GMRI REU Site will pair students with researchers based at GMRI, engaged in a broad range of fishery ecosystem and climate adaptation studies. In consultation with their mentor, students will design and conduct a 10-week intensive, independent research project. This may involve field sampling, laboratory experiments, analysis of existing data sets, computational simulations, or some mix of these. At the end of the summer, students will present their findings at an in-house symposium drawing on analysis and communications skills honed throughout the summer.

This internship opportunity includes a stipend ($500/week for 10 weeks), support for housing costs, and meal allowance.  

Who Should apply:   Undergraduate students from a broad range of institutions and backgrounds including two- and four-year colleges and underserved communities (e.g., minorities, students with disabilities, first-generation college students, veterans).

 

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Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)

Applications due February 13th

The Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP) is a multi-institutional program between the 6 Woods Hole scientific institutions and the academic partner, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. It is a 10-week program designed primarily for college juniors and seniors from underrepresented groups in marine and ocean sciences who want to spend a summer gaining practical experience in marine and environmental science. The program consists of a four-week course and a ten-week research project – all in Woods Hole.

Who should apply:   PEP recruits from all backgrounds, but especially from minority groups that are under-represented in marine and environmental sciences. African American, Hispanic American, Native American, Asian Pacific Island, and Alaska Native students are particularly encouraged to apply.  Priority is given to entering juniors and seniors majoring in the natural sciences or engineering, mathematics, or social sciences. Applicants must also have completed some course work in either oceanography, biology, or marine and/or environmental science

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Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Young Scientist Opportunity

Applications due February 28th

Paid Internships (8–12 weeks) that offer professional scientific research experience and formal training opportunities for undergraduate college students. 

This program offers professional scientific research experience and formal training opportunities for qualified participants tailored to meet their educational and professional goals and interests.

The Young Scientists Opportunity enables participants to work under the guidance of talented staff at the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center who will provide challenging work opportunities and one-on-one mentoring in the participant's field of study

Who Should apply:   Full-time status, degree-seeking undergraduate students with no fewer than 24 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university, and who will not be graduating until after fall quarter/semester 2020 (sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors).

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