Research Experience for Undergraduates – Raptor Research, National Science Foundation & Boise State University

Boise, ID

Position Title: REU – Raptor Research

Organization: National Science Foundation & Boise State University

Location: Boise, ID

Organization Overview: The goal of REU-Raptor Research is to engage undergraduates in mentored biological research with university faculty and other scientists using birds of prey (hawks, owls, falcons, vultures, and eagles) as model systems.

Position Overview: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site in Raptor Research (REU-RR) is funded by the National Science Foundation and Boise State University. REU-RR is a 10-week summer research program with field and laboratory projects available for undergraduate students who are selected from a pool of applicants. The REU-RR program is located at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

Duties: Undergraduates will spend 10 weeks conducting field and/or laboratory research projects under the guidance of research mentors from academia, government agencies, and NGOs. Students participate in a core professional development program that includes a focus on endangered species restoration, responsible conduct of research, animal care, applying to graduate school, the publication process, and communication in science.

Qualifications: U.S. citizens or permanent residents attending any college or university.

Start/End Dates: May 15 – July 21


  • $6,250 stipend
  • Housing in a residence hall
  • Round-trip travel to Boise
  • Food supplement stipend

Application Deadline: February 15

How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.