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You searched for summer research programs in ocean sciences for Undergraduate Students, are Summer Research, and are funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)

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Barnard College

(New York, NY)
LDEO Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates
There are two Internships avaialble at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory:

The Lamont Summer Intern Program: for undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities provides a summer research exper ... read more

an IBP member program

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)

(Hamilton, )
Fall Semester Student Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Oceanography and Marine Science at BIOS (NSF-REU)
THE BIOS REU PROGRAM IS OFFERED IN THE FALL ONLY An REU internship at Bermuda Institute for Ocean Sciences is a great way to gain the experience necessary to embark on graduate studies or careers in t ... read more
an IBP member program

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

(West Boothbay Harbor, ME)
Gulf of Maine and the World Ocean REU
Undergraduates in Bigelow Laboratory's summer REU Program spend ten weeks at the Laboratory conducting independent research with guidance from a scientist mentor. Directed by Senior Research Scientist ... read more
an IBP member program

California Academy of Sciences

(San Francisco, CA)
Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) REU
SSI is a nine-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. This world-renowned venue continues to offer undergraduates import ... read more


California State University, Monterey Bay

(Seaside, CA)
Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
California State University, Monterey Bay, offers a 10-week REU in the beautiful Monterey Bay Region. Students conduct an independent research project under the supervision of a research mentor at one ... read more


Clarkson University

(Potsdam, NY)
ASET-REU
The 'Aquatic Sciences, Engineering, and Technology (ASET) Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at Clarkson University is a 10-week immersive research experience serving 8 undergraduates pe ... read more
an IBP member program

College of Charleston

(Charleston, SC)
Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more


Colorado State University

(Fort Collins, CO)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


Columbia University

(New York, NY)
LDEO Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates
There are two Internships avaialble at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory:

The Lamont Summer Intern Program: for undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities provides a summer research exper ... read more

an IBP member program

Dauphin Island Sea Lab

(Dauphin Island, AL)
Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab
The focus of the REU Program is to provide participants with the opportunity to carry out an independent research project while working under the direction of a faculty mentor. This program not only p ... read more


Georgia Southern University

(Statesboro, GA)
Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Coastal Plain Science
Study the potential impacts of global climate change stressors on organisms and ecosystems of the Atlantic Coastal Plain by participating in research experiences with faculty from the Institute for Co ... read more
an IBP member program

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

( Savannah, GA)
Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest and mentor lectures followed by a 2-day research c ... read more


Gulf of Maine Research Institute

(Portland, ME)
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Ecosystem, Oceanographic and Economic studies.
One of the foremost challenges of our times is to understand the impacts of climate change on our coupled natural and human systems. This includes documenting and monitoring change, as well as predict ... read more


Louisiana Universities and Marine Consortium

(Chauvin, LA)
Research Experiences in Changing Coastal Environments
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal Environments. The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) invites highly moti ... read more


Maine Maritime Academy

(Castine, ME)
SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Innovate for Maine Fellows program to make available ... read more


Maryland Sea Grant

(College Park, MD)
Maryland Sea Grant's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Estuarine Science
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? We invite you to check out the Maryland Sea Grant Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU ... read more


Medical University of South Carolina

(Charleston, SC)
Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more


Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

(Moss Landing, CA)
Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
California State University, Monterey Bay, offers a 10-week REU in the beautiful Monterey Bay Region. Students conduct an independent research project under the supervision of a research mentor at one ... read more


Morgan State University

(Baltimore, MD)
PEARL summer internship program in Marine Science
The Internship Program at the Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL) offers undergraduate and recently graduated college students unique hands-on experiences in an environmental ... read more
funds international students

Mote Marine Laboratory

(Sarasota, FL)
Mote REU Program
The Mote REU Program offers paid research training experiences in estuarine science to 10 undergraduate students per year.

Participants conduct mentored research projects under the direction of a M ... read more



National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

(Gaithersburg, MD)
Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more


National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
Climate Science - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Penn State Climate Science REU Summer research positions are available in the area of climate science as part of a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the Department of ... read more


Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
REU position doing research at the Marine Science Center
The Bowen lab focuses on how the structure and function of microbial communities are affected by human activities as well as how microbial communities alter their environment, from whole ecosystems li ... read more


Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


Old Dominion University

(Norfolk, VA)
Philippines International Research Experience for Students (Ph-IRES)
In the Philippines International Research Experience for Students project (Ph-IRES), 5 U.S. undergraduates per year will spend eight weeks at Silliman University (SU) conducting independent research w ... read more
study abroad program

Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Marine Sciences: From Estuaries to the Deep Sea
OSU offers paid research internships for 20-24 undergraduate students, funded by the National Science Foundation.

If you want to apply what you've learned in the classroom to real-world problems, t ... read more


Research Experiences for Undergraduates in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program offers students the unique opportunity to work on individual research projects, and participate in g ... read more


Pennsylvania State University

(State College, PA)
Climate Science - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Penn State Climate Science REU Summer research positions are available in the area of climate science as part of a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the Department of ... read more


Savannah State University

(Savannah, GA)
Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest and mentor lectures followed by a 2-day research c ... read more


Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

(Savannah, GA)
Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest and mentor lectures followed by a 2-day research c ... read more


Texas A&M University

(College Station, TX)
REU: Observing the Ocean
An REU program at Texas A&M University will focus on "Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills and ocean acidification." Ten students will be introduced to new ocean observing technolog ... read more


Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

(Corpus Christi, TX)
Philippines International Research Experience for Students (Ph-IRES)
In the Philippines International Research Experience for Students project (Ph-IRES), 5 U.S. undergraduates per year will spend eight weeks at Silliman University (SU) conducting independent research w ... read more
study abroad program

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded internship program. Each summer 10 student interns participate in ... read more


University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)

(Boulder, CO)
SOARS - Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science
SOARS, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences. The prog ... read more


University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of California, Davis

(Davis, CA)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of California, San Diego

(La Jolla, CA)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

(San Diego, CA)
Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric sciences
SURF is a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) designed to engage students in diverse and exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research at a world-renowned institution ... read more
an IBP member program
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of Connecticut

(Storrs, CT)
Mystic Aquarium Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The Mystic Aquarium Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) will recruit and support the training of 24 students over 10 weeks during the summers of 2017, 2018 and 2019 (eight students per year) ... read more


University of Delaware

(Newark, DE)
Marine Sciences Summer Internship
Come to the University of Delaware to get 10 weeks of graduate-level study, and with research project titles like Quantitative PCR Approach for Measuring Bacterial Growth, you can bet the College of E ... read more


University of Florida

(Gainesville, FL)
Undergraduate Summer Research Training Program in Marine Biosciences at the Whitney Laboratory
The Whitney Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduate program (REU), funded by the National Science Foundation, offers an exceptional opportunity for the motivated undergraduate to participate ... read more


University of Georgia

(Athens, GA)
REU Site: Research in Microbiology
Exciting projects will address diverse topics in Prokaryotic Biology. Please join our program and enjoy the first-rate UGA research and recreational facilities. Participants will each receive a $4,50 ... read more


University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded internship program. Each summer 10 student interns participate in ... read more


University of Iowa

(Iowa City, IA)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Innovate for Maine Fellows program to make available ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
Maryland Sea Grant's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Estuarine Science
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? We invite you to check out the Maryland Sea Grant Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU ... read more


University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

(Princess Anne, MD)
Maryland Sea Grant's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Estuarine Science
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? We invite you to check out the Maryland Sea Grant Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU ... read more

UMES CREST Undergraduate Program
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program makes resources available to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving inst ... read more


University of Massachusetts, Boston

(Boston, MA)
REU Site: Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
The "Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)" program at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) is a 10-week immersive research experience serving 10 undergradu ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


University of New England

(Biddeford, ME)
SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Innovate for Maine Fellows program to make available ... read more


University of Oregon

(Eugene, OR)
"Exploring Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast" (EMBOC), NSF REU
The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s research experience for undergraduates program, “Exploration of Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast” (EMBOC) offers fellowship opportunities for undergraduate s ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Rhode Island

(Kingston, RI)
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO)
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO) program is a 10-week research experience designed primarily for science, math and engineering students who will have just complete ... read more


University of Southern California

(Los Angeles, CA)
Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
This NSF-funded REU program will support ten highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems during an intensive 10-week progra ... read more
study abroad program
Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM)- Intensive Introductory Aquatic Microbiology Course
You are mainly microbes - much like Earth?s biodiversity. Microbes are everywhere (in our guts, in the deep seafloor, and everywhere in between) and we are still learning about who they are, what they ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Southern Maine

(Gorham, ME)
SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Innovate for Maine Fellows program to make available ... read more


University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment operates a summer research program for undergraduate students during each summer, with participants at multiple universities associat ... read more


Virginia Institute of Marine Science

(Gloucester Point, VA)
Summer Intern Program (SIP)
Each year the Summer Intern Program - Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) places 12 undergraduates with faculty mentors for a summer research expe ... read more


Western Washington University

(Bellingham, WA)
Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program
Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the National Science Foundation Resear ... read more



Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

(Woods Hole, MA)
Summer Student Fellowship Program
A research project is at the heart of the Summer Student Fellowship at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research with access to more than two hu ... read more
an IBP member programfunds international students

Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Southern California

(Catalina Island, CA)
Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
This NSF-funded REU program will support ten highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems during an intensive 10-week progra ... read more
study abroad program

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