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REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science

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Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The REU Site in Climate Science offers paid summer undergraduate research internships at Colorado State University in the Department of Atmospheric Science. This is an exciting research opportunity in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. Join world-class atmospheric scientists to explore diverse areas of research including cloud microphysics, severe storms and mesoscale meteorology, atmospheric chemistry and air quality, radiation and remote sensing, climate and atmosphere-ocean dynamics, and machine learning and data science. During our program interns will have the opportunity to attend scientific seminars, visits to National Scientific Laboratories, and participate in a variety of professional development training (e.g. diversity and inclusion seminars, applying to graduate school, and much more).

We provide students with:

-a ten week research experience


-professional development training

-roundtrip airfare

-furnished and paid on-campus housing

-funded travel to present at a scientific meeting
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Application Deadline: 1/31/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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Colorado State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Atmospheric Sciences
Computational Sciences
Environmental Sciences

Atmospheric Chemistry
Atmospheric Dynamics
Climate Change
Climate Dynamics
Climate Modeling
Climate Variability
Computer Programming
Earth System Science

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

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