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MBARI Summer Internship Program


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute's summer internship program provides an opportunity for talented college students (undergraduate and graduate) and educators to come to MBARI for a period of 10 weeks to work on a specific project under MBARI staff supervision.

With state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that includes research vessels, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to explore the deep ocean, MBARI's Summer Internship Program offers teachers and students unique opportunities to be involved in advanced research and development projects.

The focus of the MBARI internship is on the intern's professional development-learning research techniques and improving communication and collaboration skills. Each intern will have an MBARI mentor who will supervise a specific project. Interns will also serve as peer-mentors to other interns.

Summer interns are selected following a rigorous application procedure, merit review, and a telephone interview process. They are from around the world and represent a variety of different backgrounds, experience, and education. They all share a common desire to learn more about the marine environment and to work with the scientists and engineers at MBARI.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (Lead)

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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Genetics & Genomics
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Media
Microbiology
Robotics
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
STEM Fields
Zoology

Keywords:
Computer Networking
Engineering Research
Information Technology
Journalism
Marine Biology
Marine Chemistry
Marine Ecology
Marine Engineering

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