Undergraduate Internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution – Summer 2015 University of Puerto Rico

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution at El Verde Field Station, Puerto Rico.  The internship will run from June 1 – August 7.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2015
The program will offer students the opportunity to have hands-on experience fields such as:
-Aquatic Insect Ecology
-Stream acidification effects on aquatic insects
-Plant-animal interactions, Plant population biology

Students receive a stipend for the ten weeks duration of the program. Round-trip plane ticket from home institution to Puerto Rico will be reimbursed, up to a maximum of $600.  The program will cover housing at El Verde Field Station.  The National Science Foundation and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus, fund the program.

The program is limited to undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor degree at a college or university during summer 2015 that are US citizen or permanent resident.

Application materials and further information can be found at http://web.ites.upr.edu/reu/ <http://web.ites.upr.edu/reu/>