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Summer Research Experience for Colorado Community College Students

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Undergraduate Students

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

We are looking to recruit promising Colorado community college students for a paid summer research program in 2019 funded by the National Science Foundation. We will accept 10 students to work on independent research projects with a science mentor. Topics of research include Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Earth Science, Geology, Ecology, Geochemistry, Climate Science, and Geomorphology.

More information about the program is provided on the RECCS website ( Please also read carefully read the FAQ document (

Students will receive:

*9 week student-generated research experience with a science mentor at CU, CIRES, or NOAA.

*$500 per week stipend for a total of $4500

*Training and support in scientific writing and communication, and technical skills

*Either a $50 per week gas stipend or housing for the summer

We want students from across Colorado - all four corners!

Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
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Program Dates: 6/3/2019 - 8/2/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Colorado, Boulder (Lead)
Community College of Denver
Front Range Community College
Morgan Community College
Otero Junior College
Pueblo Community College
Trinidad State Junior College

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Computer Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Computer Programming
Data Analysis
Earth System Science
Ecosystem Science
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Microbial Biology

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

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