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Research Opportunities

Current Opportunities:

Rutgers Summer Research Program- Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE)

     Seeking sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors with strong academic credentials, a passion for research in the STEM disciplines or social sciences, and an interest in graduate school. They particularly encourage applications from underrepresented minorities and students from disadvantaged or first generation college families. The RiSE advantage includes: CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE in over 30 programs in the sciences, math, engineering, and social & behavioral sciences. In the biomedical sciences, students can choose among 200 labs at Rutgers, the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. In addition, we offer exciting interdisciplinary opportunities through our NSF IGERTs and REU partnerships -- sustainable fuels (biofuels, synfuels), nanotechnology for clean energy, stem cells & cellular bioengineering, and pharmaceutical engineering. Rolling admission is open, apply now at http://rise.rutgers.edu.

 Department of Commerce Internship for Postsecondary Students

     Opportunities to participate in hands-on education and training related to the Department of Commerce- business; communications and graphic design; mathematics; computer science; social and behavioral sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply (must be currently enrolled). Internship locations include: District of Columbia, Georgia, and Illinois. Department of Commerce headquarters, Department of Commerce division offices, and field centers.15 weeks during fall semester Deadline(s): July 1 for fall semester. Note: Deadlines are listed above, however applications will be accepted on a continuing basis throughout the year and will be considered past the deadline if positions are still available. More information is available here: http://see.orau.org/ProgramDescription.aspx?Program=10038

 Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences NSF-REU 2012 Program

     The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has received National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) funding to support 4-8 fellowships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during the 2012 fall* semester (DATES: arrive on August 29, 2012 - depart on November 25, 2012). Students will design and conduct independent projects under faculty supervision within several research areas including

    • Biology, chemistry and physics of the open ocean

    • Biology, physiology and biochemistry of reef building corals and reef ecosystems

    • Aspects of the molecular biology of marine organisms

    • Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters

    • Effects and consequences of global environmental change

     For more information and an application email:BIOS NSF-REU;.


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