Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Late May
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, Late May to Mid-August, 2014
   

Location: 

Boulder, Colorado and Puerto Rico
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

SOARS is dedicated to increasing the number of African American, American Indian, and Hispanic/Latino students enrolled in master's and doctoral degree programs in the atmospheric and related sciences with the goal of increasing ethnic diversity within the scientific community of the future. SOARS offers summer research internships to undergraduates exploring a career in an atmospheric science or related field such as biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or social science.
   

Benefits: 

Competitive wage, housing, round-trip transportation

   

Major(s): 

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Applied Ecology
Environmental Engineering
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Member of a group that is historically underrepresented in the atmospheric and related sciences
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Laura Allen
SOARS c/o University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
PO Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
Phone: 303-497-8622    
Email: lallen@ucar.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.ucar.edu/soars/index.html
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