LUQ REU Applications Open
We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution at El Verde Field Station. The internship will run from May 30 - August 5.
Application deadline: 28 February 2016
The program will offer students the opportunity to have hands-on experience fields such as:
- Aquatic insect ecology
- Web-spinning spider ecology
- Plant-animal interactions
- Plant population biology
- Soil and leaf litter fungal diversity
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 2016 that are US citizens or permanent residents.
Application materials and further information can be found at http://reu.ites.upr.edu/