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

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 Deadline: 

February 10, 2014 (Biology), February 1, 2014 (Physical Sciences)
   

Start Date: 

June, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, June through August, 2014
   

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 of at least $4,000, housing, subsistence allowance, and travel reimbursement

   

Major(s): 

Environmental Analysis & Design
Applied Ecology
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. Mark E. Siddall
Phone: 212-769-5638    
Email: siddall@amnh.org

 

Program Website: 

http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/academics_and_research/fellowship_and_grant_opportunities#reu
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