Internship: REU program at WWU Shannon Point Marine Center

REU program at WWU Shannon Point Marine Center

Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

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The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the 2017 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Program participants work one-on-one with faculty mentors studying themes related to productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, ecology, and morphology of marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography; and chemical ecology. Participant support includes a $4500 stipend, a $630 food allowance, a travel allowance, and housing at the marine center for the nine-week session (June 20 – August 18).


Application information and program details are available in English and Spanish at Previous research experiences is not necessary; individual without previous research opportunities are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

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