REU in Marine and Estuarine Sciences

Title 
REU in Marine and Estuarine Sciences
Institution 
University of Maryland East Shore
City 
Princess Anne
State 
MD
Field 
Marine, Estuarine, Environmental, and related sciences
Start Date 
6/4/18
End Date 
8/10/18
Stipend 
$5,250 + housing + meals
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/28/18
Description 
With the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will conduct original research projects in one of a wide range of marine science topics. In addition to laboratory and field research activities, students will participate in field trips to the Maryland Coastal Bays, Virginia Institute of Marine Science Eastern Shore Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory, and Pocomoke State Park. Students will receive instruction in topics such as scientific ethics, library resources for research, experimental design and data analysis, and scientific writing and communication. Students will present their research to their peers and mentors at a symposium at the Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Center on the final day of the internship.
Qualifications 
Enrolled undergraduate student and US Citizen or US permanent resident
Contact 
Margaret Sexton
URL 
https://www.umes.edu/REU/
Email 
masexton@umes.edu
Number of Participants 
Depends upon funding
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes