American Museum of Natural History REU in Evolutionary Biology or Physical Sciences

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 Deadline: 

January 29, 2018 (Biology), February 5, 2018 (Physical Sciences)
   

Start Date: 

May 29, 2018
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, May 29 - August 3, 2018
   

Location: 

New York City
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

This program, funded by the National Science Foundation, offers the opportunity of a summer internship, complete with stipend and additional funds for subsistence, for qualified undergraduates to pursue specific projects in conjunction with Museum scientists either in Evolutionary Biology (Systematics and Evolution) or in Physical Sciences (Astrophysics, Earth and Planetary Science). Included in the program are a general orientation to the Museum, a series of weekly meetings at which students will discuss their research, present informal progress reports, and participate in discussions and seminars on graduate and research career opportunities. At the conclusion of the internship, students deliver oral presentations of their work, and prepare publication quality research papers.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend, per diem costs for housing and meals, and travel reimbursement

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Developmental & Cell Biology
Genetics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

   

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: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Mr. Maria Rios
Phone: 212-769-5017    
Email: assistantdirector-rggs@amnh.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.amnh.org/our-research/richard-gilder-graduate-school/academics-and-research/fellowship-and-grant-opportunities/undergraduate-fellowships
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