Exploration of Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast (EMBOC)

Title 
Exploration of Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast (EMBOC)
Institution 
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, University of Oregon
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Charleston
State 
OR
Field 
Marine Biology, Cell Biology, Oceanography, Larval Biology
Start Date 
6/17/18
End Date 
8/18/18
Stipend 
$500/week
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/15/18
Description 
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 students from both 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities to participate in ongoing marine science research at the University of Oregon’s marine lab during the summer months. In addition to conducting research at OIMB, students participating in the EMBOC program will participate in weekly professional development discussions and training sessions, social activities, field trips and marine biology seminars.
Qualifications 
• Be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident • Be an undergraduate attending a 2-year or 4-year college/university (enrolled in spring and fall 2018) • Have completed a minimum of one year of course work including introductory biology classes. • Be willing to make a full-time commitment for the 9 week program (40 hrs/week)
Contact 
Maya Watts, Richard Emlet
URL 
https://oimb.uoregon.edu/oimb-reu/
Email 
oimbreu@uoregon.edu
Number of Participants 
10 (5 from 2-years colleges and 5 from 4-year colleges)
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes
Subsistence Cost 
meals provided