Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST-REU)

Title 
Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST-REU)
Institution 
University of Massachusetts Boston
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Boston
State 
Massachusetts
Field 
Environmental Science, Marine Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Oceanography
Start Date 
6/4/18
End Date 
8/10/18
Stipend 
$5300
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/1/18
Description 
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 undergraduates per year. CREST exposes these students to cutting edge, authentic, coastal environmental research at UMass Boston in an integrative transdisciplinary program across the natural and social sciences. CREST focuses on integrative coastal research crossing disciplinary boundaries that incorporates the natural and social sciences and leverages the existing research and educational programs within the School for the Environment at UMass Boston.
Qualifications 
Applicants must 1) be citizens or permanent residents of the United States, 2) must be enrolled in college for the fall 2018 (i.e. students who will graduate by June 2018 are not eligible to apply), 3) have successfully completed an introductory course/course sequence major, 4) be willing to live in group (same gender) housing of a 4 person apartment, and 4) be able to participate in the program full time including weekends and evenings to conduct field and laboratory research.
Contact 
Alan D. Christian
URL 
www.umb.edu/crest-reu
Email 
alan.christian@umb.edu
Number of Participants 
8
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes
Subsistence Cost 
~$300 extra for food