Experiential Learning for Undergraduates – Diversity in Faces, Spaces and Places of Natural Resources, Purdue University

Job Title: Research and Extension Experiential Learning for Undergraduates Program

Organization: Purdue University

Type of opportunity: This REEU program is an eight-week, field-based, natural resource science-focused, summer internship program, funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This program provides opportunities for participating undergraduate students to address research questions related to the biodiversity of ecosystems within a highly agricultural landscape, and to develop technical, critical thinking and mentoring skills. Participating undergraduate students will be paired with a graduate student and faculty mentors and high school interns to address research questions in their area of interest (e.g., stream ecosystem health, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, birds, herbaceous plants, and trees). Weekly mentoring, social events and professional activities are included.

Contact: fnrreeu@gmail.com

Salary/pay: Selected applicants will receive a financial incentive package, including a $4,000 stipend, meals and housing, and travel reimbursement (up to $500).

How to apply: Please submit your official transcripts, two letters of recommendation from faculty at your home institution, a current resume, and a two-page statement of interest that includes your career goals and what you expect to gain from this program.

Please contact fnrreeu@gmail.com for eligibility requirements, details about the program, and the link to the application.

Application deadline: The deadline for submitting your application is February 15, 2019.