PAID BIOLOGY INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UNDERGRADUATES!!!!

OTS has internships available for our summer programs REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) 2015 and NAPIRE (Native American and Pacific Islander Research Experience) 2015.

The REU Program is open to undergraduate U.S. citizens and permanent residents of ethnic groups underrepresented in the sciences who are enrolled in LSAMP institutions in the United States and who have taken at least 2 semesters of upper-level biology (beyond introductory courses) or can explain in an essay how they are sufficiently qualified to conduct independent research in field ecology. Graduating seniors are not eligible. LSAMP is the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, a National Science Foundation (NSF) program that was designed to foster achievement in minority students seeking degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

REU award covers:

–          Room and board

–          International Travel costs

–          $4500 stipend for the 10 weeks of research.

For more information, please visit this link http://ots.ac.cr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=317&Itemid=864
Application deadline:  January 31, 2015.

The NAPIRE Program is open to biology majors and other students interested in environmental issues and field ecology. Native American; Alaskan Natives and Pacific Islander students are strongly encouraged to apply. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents who are undergraduate students enrolled in accredited institutions in the United States may apply to the program. Incoming freshmen and graduating seniors are not eligible. Students must attend LSAMP institutions. LSAMP is the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, a National Science Foundation (NSF) program that was designed to foster achievement in minority students seeking degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

NAPIRE award covers:

–          Room and board

–          International Travel costs

–          $4000 stipend for the 8 weeks of research.

For more information on this program, please visit this link http://ots.ac.cr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=320&Itemid=317
Application deadline:  February 15, 2015.

For a complete list of LSAMP partner institutions visit

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?descriptorhub=LSAMPandBD_NSF%20LSAMP%20-%20Louis%20Stokes%20Alliance%20for%20Minority%20Participation%20&%20Bridge%20to%20the%20Doctorate

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