Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology

Title 
Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology
Institution 
Harvard Forest
Institution Type 
Long-term Ecological Research Site
City 
Petersham
State 
MA
Field 
Ecology
Start Date 
May 25, 2015
End Date 
August 7, 2015
Stipend 
$5500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 6, 2015
Description 
The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, changing wildlife dynamics, and invasive species.
Qualifications 
The Harvard Forest Summer Program is open to undergraduates or recently graduated students from all institutions. Significant past experience in ecological research is NOT required - only an enthusiasm to learn. Some projects might require students to have completed coursework in ecology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, or statistics. Must positions are for US Citizens or Resident Aliens.
Contact 
Harvard Forest Applications Committee
URL 
http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/education/reu-apply
Email 
hfapps@fas.harvard.edu
Number of Participants 
N/A
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes