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Real-World Research Experiences for Undergraduates at the National Weather Center, REU

Primary Institution: National Weather Center
Affiliation: University of Oklahoma
City: Norman
State: OK
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Meteorology
Description: Are you motivated to find a new outlet for your physics background? Come apply it to meteorology!
The National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman, Oklahoma, houses world-class weather organizations ranging from research to operations. Research topics in our REU include various types of severe weather, tornadoes (of course!), numerical weather prediction, weather radar, climatology, social sciences related to meteorology, and more. Participants rank their top projects, are paired with a mentor, and conduct a short research project during the 10-week program. By the end of the program they write a paper and give a presentation on their results. The research is supplemented with tours, field trips, networking opportunities, and lots of career exposure to help participants find the ideal career for them. Housing, travel allowance, professional conference travel allowance, and a stipend are provided.
Stipend: $5,464
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Allowance for professional conference travel
Application Deadline: 02/12/2014
Job Website: http://www.caps.ou.edu/reu/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Daphne LaDue
CAPS
120 David L. Boren Blvd, Suite 2500
Norman, OK 73072
Email: dzaras@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-1898
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