Harvard University's Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology

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 Deadline: 

February 2, 2018
   

Start Date: 

May 21, 2018
   

Duration: 

11 Weeks, May 21 - August 3, 2018
   

Location: 

Petersham, MA
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Harv
ard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, wildlife dynamics, and species diversity. Researchers come from many disciplines, and specific projects center on population and community ecology, paleoecology, land-use history, biochemistry, soil science, ecophysiology, atmosphere-biosphere exchanges, landscape modeling, and data provenance (see 2018 research projects and 2017 student abstracts). Read student experiences from past summers on our blog.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend of $5,775, housing, full meal plan, and travel reimbursement

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
See Web site for more information

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Summer Program Representative
Summer Program, Harvard Forest
324 N. Main Street
Petersham, MA 01366
Phone: (978) 724-3302     Fax: (978) 724-3595
Email: hfapps@fas.harvard.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/other-tags/reu
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