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Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity at the NSF Center for Aerosols Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Join CAICE researchers to study how aerosols are impacting the chemistry of our environment. Students join one of the several CAICE research locations and will have a graduate student or postdoc mentor to guide their research.

Benefits & Details:

Mentoring from top CAICE faculty, postdocs & graduate students in the CAICE network.

Placement in a CAICE lab site (lab placements are available across the U.S.)- Conduct exciting hands-on scientific research.

8-10 week program (dates to be determined by lab placement site).

Preparation for graduate school, attend field trips & symposiums.

Presentation of your research results to other students and faculty at conclusion of program.

Receive a minimum stipend of $5000, reimbursement for out of town travel costs (up to $500), and housing.

Application open to undergraduates with an interest in chemistry who would like to participate in cutting edge CAICE research Women, students from underrepresented groups, and military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Students from community colleges are encouraged to apply! Priority will be given to current 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates. Open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Visit the website to view the CAICE Labs Available for this summer.

Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, San Diego (Lead)
University of Minnesota
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Computational Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Air Quality
Atmospheric Chemistry
Chemical Oceanography
Climate Change
Environmental Chemistry
Marine Chemistry
Ocean Science
Physical Chemistry

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

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