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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)

Your search returned 60 results.


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



Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)

(Hamilton, )
Fall Semester Student Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Oceanography and Marine Science at BIOS (NSF-REU)
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from NSF for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program to support nine internships for undergraduate student researc ... 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

Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation

(Hampton, NH)
Whale Research and Marine Science Education Internships
We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated people to join us for our Summer Whale Research and Marine Science Education Internship Programs. This is a fun and exciting opportunity to experience the da ... read more


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)
Aquatic Science, Engineering, and Technology (ASET) REU program
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

REU in Environmental Science & Engineering
The objective of this summer program is to engage a diversified pool of undergraduate students in first-class research projects in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at Clarkson University.

... read more



Clemson University

(Clemson, SC)
NSF REU: Resilience and Adaptation to Coastal Change Across Communities
Communities and coastlines are under threat from diverse hazards, such as extreme weather, sea level rise, and population growth. This is your chance to join an interdisciplinary team addressing these ... 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



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


East Carolina University

(Greenville, NC)
NSF REU: Resilience and Adaptation to Coastal Change Across Communities
Communities and coastlines are under threat from diverse hazards, such as extreme weather, sea level rise, and population growth. This is your chance to join an interdisciplinary team addressing these ... read more


George Washington University

(Washington, DC)
REU opportunities at the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions are available with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR-LTER) program. VCR-LTER researchers ... read more
an IBP member program

Georgia Southern University

(Statesboro, GA)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Research Experiences in Southeastern Coastal Plain Ecosystems (RESCoPE)
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 Department of Bi ... 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


Harvard University

(Cambridge, MA)
Accessible Sharks Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Accessible Sharks is an NSF-Funded summer internship program that supports disabled undergraduate students to participate in interdisciplinary summer research on sharks. Students will have the opportu ... read more
an IBP member program

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


Maryland Sea Grant

(College Park, MD)
Summer 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


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


Moravian University

(Bethlehem, PA)
REU opportunities at the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions are available with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR-LTER) program. VCR-LTER researchers ... read more
an IBP member program

Mote Marine Laboratory

(Sarasota, FL)
Internship Opportunities at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium offers an array of intern and alumni opportunities.

Mote Internships allow college students and recent college graduates to gain valuable hands-on experience in Oce ... read more


Mote Research Experience for Undergraduates
This program offers a paid, residential research experience for minority undergraduates and is designed to provide hands-on opportunities to participate in scientific research under the mentorship of ... read more


Mystic Aquarium

(Mystic, CT)
Mystic Aquarium - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The Mystic Aquarium Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) will recruit and support the training of students over 10 weeks during the summer. At least 50% of the students will be recruited from ... read more
an IBP member program

National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
Climate Science Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Program
This nine-and-a-half-week program is available to undergraduate students to pursue research in climate science, scientific inquiry, and science communication. The program seeks to expose students to t ... 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 Experience for Undergraduates Summer Program
This nine-and-a-half-week program is available to undergraduate students to pursue research in climate science, scientific inquiry, and science communication. The program seeks to expose students to t ... read more


San Francisco State University

(San Francisco, CA)
Paid Summer Internship in Mentored Biology Research
Summer research experience for early career undergraduates to participate in full-time research career training in the fields of developmental biology, physiology, behavior, cell biology, ecology, and ... 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


Smithsonian Institution

(Washington, DC)
Paid Summer Internship in Mentored Biology Research
Summer research experience for early career undergraduates to participate in full-time research career training in the fields of developmental biology, physiology, behavior, cell biology, ecology, and ... 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


Universidad de Puerto Rico, Arecibo

(Arecibo, PR)
NSF REU: Resilience and Adaptation to Coastal Change Across Communities
Communities and coastlines are under threat from diverse hazards, such as extreme weather, sea level rise, and population growth. This is your chance to join an interdisciplinary team addressing these ... 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, 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


University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART)
The SMART program is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for graduate degrees in science, math and engineering. SMART offers students the opportunity to conduct researc ... read more
an IBP member program

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 students over 10 weeks during the summer. At least 50% of the students will be recruited from ... read more
an IBP member program

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)
Accessible Sharks Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Accessible Sharks is an NSF-Funded summer internship program that supports disabled undergraduate students to participate in interdisciplinary summer research on sharks. Students will have the opportu ... read more
an IBP member program

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 Maine

(Orono, ME)
UMaine Darling Marine Center Summer Research Internships
Each summer the Darling Marine Center hosts about 25 undergraduate interns. Internships are typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, running from mid-May to mid-August, and many are suitable for undergrad ... read more
funds international students

University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science

(Cambridge, MD)
Summer 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, College Park

(College Park, MD)
Summer 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)
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 New Hampshire

(Durham, NH)
Research Experience for Undergraduates: Sensors in Earth, Oceans, and Space Science – How We Observe Our Planet
An REU is a Research Experience for Undergraduates, and is a program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The goal of all REU programs is to provide authentic research experiences for undergr ... 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


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 USC Wrigley Institute
This NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will support eight motivated undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to conduct independent but guided research that focus ... read more
study abroad program

University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, VA)
REU opportunities at the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions are available with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR-LTER) program. VCR-LTER researchers ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
Student Training in Oceanography, Remote Sensing, and Meteorology (STORM) REU
The Student Training in Oceanography, Remote Sensing, and Meteorology (STORM) REU provides undergraduate students the opportunity to gain research experience in the Department of Atmospheric and Ocean ... 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


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

(Blacksburg, VA)
REU opportunities at the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions are available with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research (VCR-LTER) program. VCR-LTER researchers ... read more
an IBP member program

Western Washington University

(Bellingham, WA)
Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program
The Shannon Point Marine Center's (SPMC) Research Experiences for Undergraduates program will support guided, independent research on the part of eight undergraduate students. Participants will spend ... read more


Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

(Woods Hole, MA)
Accessible Sharks Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Accessible Sharks is an NSF-Funded summer internship program that supports disabled undergraduate students to participate in interdisciplinary summer research on sharks. Students will have the opportu ... read more
an IBP member program
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 USC Wrigley Institute
This NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will support eight motivated undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to conduct independent but guided research that focus ... read more
study abroad program

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