[Coral-List] Fully funded fall internships in Bermuda - NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates - APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 30TH!

Chloe Newcomb Hodgetts Chloe.Nh at bios.edu
Wed May 15 08:34:54 EDT 2013

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program.

This Program will support eight internships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during fall 2013. This program provides recipients with the opportunity to conduct intensive, hands-on research projects in several active and ongoing research areas, including:

  *   Biology, chemistry, and physics of the open ocean
  *   Biology, physiology, and biochemistry of coral reef ecosystems
  *   Molecular biology of marine organisms
  *   Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters
  *   Effects and consequences of global environmental change

Further information on the REU program at BIOS can be found here: www.bios.edu/education/reu/<http://www.bios.edu/education/reu/>

This includes a list of past projects and student testimonials and links to the application form, an overview of the REU Program at BIOS, student publications and potential BIOS mentors.

To apply you will need to fill out the application form, choose three mentors that you are interested in working with, provide up to date transcripts, your current CV and two letters of reference. The application form and supporting documents should be emailed to education at bios.edu<mailto:education at bios.edu>. The application deadline is May 30th, 2013.

Eligibility and Terms of Fellowship

Applicants must meet the following criteria:-

·         Completed at least one year of undergraduate study

·         Will still be an undergraduate in the fall of 2013

·         U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Minorities are especially encouraged to submit applications. Students will reside on the BIOS campus. The REU Program covers travel expenses, room and board. Travel insurance is the responsibility of the student. Each successful REU applicant will receive a stipend paid at competitive rates. BIOS encourages all successful applicants to arrange for independent study credit through their home institutions.

We also operate a Facebook page where you can meet and mingle with former and prospective REU interns, see photos of them conducting their research, read their testimonials, meet the advisers and find out more about BIOS and Bermuda in general: http://www.facebook.com/BIOS.REU

We look forward to hearing from you!

Chloé Newcomb Hodgetts

Education Coordinator
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
17 Biological Station, St. George's GE 01, Bermuda
T 441 297 1880 x115

BIOS, founded in 1903 as the Bermuda Biological Station, is an independent U.S.not-for-profit organization and Bermuda Registered Charity committed to ocean science for human good.

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