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Arctic Research Experiences for Undergraduate

Primary Institution: Hampshire College
Affiliation: NSF
City: Amherst
State: MA
Job Duration: 6 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Junior Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Position Type: Education/Outreach
Discipline(s): Geology/Ocean science
Description: Svalbard REU

The Svalbard REU project is now seeking applications from motivated junior-year students to join our program for summer 2012. Students will formulate their own research questions and carry-out the associated field work during a five week field program on Svalbard.  Students will complete their projects at their home institution during their senior year.  The program will run from approximately 6 July to 21 August 2012.  More information can be found at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/svalbard.
Students from under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Students selected for the Svalbard REU Project will have all of their expenses paid (air fare, room/board, and research costs) and will receive a summer stipend.  The National Science Foundation requires participating students to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Application deadline is 15 January 2012.
Benefits: Expenses and stipend
Application Deadline: 01/15/2012
Job Website: www.mtholyoke.edu/go/svalbard

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Steve Roof
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA 01002
Email: sroof@hampshire.edu
Secondary Contact: Al Werner
Geoloogy
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
Email: awerner@mtholyoke.edu
Phone: 413-538-2134