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Center for Great Lakes Studies, REU

Primary Institution: Center for Great Lakes Studies
Affiliation: Univ. Wisconisn-Milwaukee
City: Milwaukee
State: WI
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Geophysics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Position Description: The Great Lakes WATER Institute is an environmental research unit of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Located on Lake Michigan, its scientists work to understand aquatic environmental sciences in an interdisciplinary setting using both traditional and highly technological approaches. Students are educated in 'bench science' working side by side with active research scientists.

Intern benefits: The 2004 program is 10 weeks (07 June - 13 August) with a $3000 stipend, one round-trip travel, dorm-style housing, a respectable resume item, and networking opportunities.

Intern Qualifications: Undergraduates to remain enrolled in Fall 2005, primarily current Juniors are eligible. Majors in sciences, mathematics, and engineering with interest in aquatic environments (marine and freshwater biology, chemistry, geology, robotics) are the target audience. Must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or from Puerto Rico. Application includes an essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

Internship Description: We offer an NSF-funded aquatic science (marine and freshwater) research internship in which the student and mentor develop a research project aligned with active research programs in the laboratory. The student will learn techniques and concepts necessary for execution of the project, collect field samples as appropriate (Lake Michigan and adjacent water bodies), conduct the analytical component, calculate and interpret the results, and present written, oral, and poster offerings. Complete details may be found at www.glwi.uwm.edu by following links to the REU program.
Stipend: $3,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/07/2005
Job Website: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/GLWI/reu/Reuanno.html

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Russell Cuhel
600 E. Greenfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Email: cglsreu@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-382-1700
Fax: 414-382-1705