Research Experiences for Undergraduates In Seismology

Title 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates In Seismology
Institution 
IRIS Consortium
Institution Type 
IRIS Consortium - Consortium of research universities
City 
IRIS is based in Washington DC but placements vary annual. Projects can be either national and international depending on which faculty apply to mentor each year.
State 
District of Columbia (see above)
Field 
Seismology, Geophysics
Start Date 
Varies with each placement
End Date 
Varies with each placement
Stipend 
$550/week for 9 to 12 weeks.
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Feb. 1, 2014
Description 
IRIS’s internship program provides undergrads with the opportunity to apply their knowledge, develop new skills, explore their future, and contribute to science. Participants take part in an intensive week-long orientation, work with leading seismologists, conduct fieldwork, and produce high-quality research products, and receive full support to present at national conferences. Travel support is provided.
Qualifications 
• 3.0 GPA • Two semesters of both Math & Physics • Prior experience or coursework in seismology or geophysics is not a requirement • Computer programming (Matlab, Mathmatica, C++, Java etc) is a plus
Contact 
Michael Hubenthal
URL 
http://www.iris.edu/internship program
Email 
Michael.Hubenthal@iris.edu
Number of Participants 
15
Housing Provided 
no
Subsistence Provided 
no