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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: The National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman, Oklahoma invites motivated undergraduate students interested  in a career in meteorology-related research to apply for a 10-week summer  research program. Students participate in a 10 week research program during the summer  under the supervision of mentors from the National Weather Center's state and federal institutions. Students will conduct research on such topics as: severe weather, tornadoes, numerical weather prediction models, atmospheric radiation, climatological studies, dryline studies, and more. Students will prepare and present papers reporting the results of their research. Student research will be supplemented by tours, field trips, and lectures to produce a well-rounded experience that will give students the opportunity to judge whether a career in research is for them. Housing, travel allowance, professional conference travel allowance, and a stipend will be provided.
Stipend: $4,410
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Allowance for professional conference travel
Application Deadline: 02/11/2009
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Daphne LaDue
120 David L. Boren Blvd, Suite 2500
Norman, OK 73072
Phone: 405-325-1898
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