Application Deadline: Feb 15th, 2016.
2016 program dates: June 2nd to August 9th in 2016.
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation Ocean and Earth Sciences REU Sites Program
Theme: Analyzing Global Databases
The Lamont-Doherty Summer Intern Program offers the chance to experience scientific research as an undergraduate. The program is open to US citizens or permanent residents who have completed their junior or sophomore year in college with majors in earth science, environmental science, chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, or engineering. Neither graduating seniors nor international students are eligible for this internship . Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should have an interest in conducting research in the Earth or ocean sciences. Two previous Earth- or ocean-science courses are desirable if they are available to the student. All students are required to have at least one year of calculus. Students choosing research in geochemistry and chemical oceanography are required to have at least two semesters of college-level chemistry. Students choosing research in marine biology are required to have at least two semesters of college-level biology. Students choosing research in geophysics should have at least three semesters of college-level physics.
The program features:
- A hands-on research project under the supervision of a Columbia-affiliated scientist;
- special lectures, workshops and fieldtrips;
- free housing in an air-conditioned Columbia dormitory;
- and a 10-week stipend of $5000.
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