Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Internship Opportunities

1.  National Science Foundation supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation supports many research opportunities for
undergraduates. To search for one in your field of interest, please go to:

2. Research Internship in Climate and Weather SOARS Program

SOARS is a summer research internship for students interested in the atmospheric
and related sciences at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder,
CO). The program provides summer research, strong mentoring and community

Students from many disciplines, including meteorology, geography, chemistry,
physics, engineering, mathematics, ecology, and the social sciences are invited
to apply their expertise to understanding the Earths Atmosphere and to use that
understanding to improve life on Earth. In particular, SOARS seeks to involve
students from groups that are historically under-represented in the sciences,
including Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic
or Latino, female, first-generation college students and students with
disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students;
students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic
disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate
their continued progress in research careers.

Benefits in the summer include a competitive wage, housing, and travel to/from
Boulder; as well as funding for conferences, undergraduate and graduate
education throughout the year. Application deadline: Feb 1. To apply, please go
to www.soars.ucar.edu