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GBI and UNR to Offer Ten-Week Research Experience for Undergraduates, June 7 – August 13, 2010—Apply by March 8th for this Great Summer Opportunity

GBI and UNR to Offer Ten-Week Research Experience for Undergraduates, June 7 – August 13, 2010—Apply by March 8th for this Great Summer Opportunity

Are you a full-time student who will have junior or senior status by Fall 2010? Are you majoring in environmental studies, natural resources, biology, ecology, hydrology, resource economics, or statistics? Does working in the scenic eastern Sierra Nevada watershed, with renowned University of Nevada, Reno research faculty, on real-world environmental conservation projects, sound exciting to you? Summer 2010 REU projects will range from the impact of wildfire to watershed restoration to water quality issues facing Lake Tahoe. Doing hands-on research, you’ll learn how science influences land and water use policies, management, and conservation. And, you’ll learn how to present the research you do. Throughout your ten-week, REU experience, you’ll be provided with on-campus housing. You’ll also earn a $4250 stipend, just for participating in the program. If doing real science with great mentors in one of the West’s most spectacular regions sounds like a good way to spend your summer, the 2010 REU Program could be your ticket to ride! For more information about eligibility and application details, click on the following links. If you have questions, you can contact Mike Collopy at mcollopy@unr.edu or 775-784-8262, or Lynn Zimmerman at lzimmerman@thegreatbasininstitute.org or 775-674-5487.

Full position description.

Summer 2009 REU Article.

11 Responses

  1. I love the outdoors and am very interested in gaining research experience. Currently I am attending graduate courses to earn my MBA and am interested in spending my summer learning valuable skills at Lake Tahoe. I would be interested in persuing a caree in watershed restoration or water quality.

  2. i am interested in your program because i live at tarkwa , a mining zone in ghana. i wil be much greatful if i undergo this training, that can help me to educate my people about land management and how to explore land for a poupose which will not have adverse effect in the communty. hoping to hearing from you soon .THANK YOU.

  3. i have been participating activities that help in conserving the environment and i will be very happy to have an experience of volunteering and learn valuable skills at lake Tahoe.am interesting in recycling.

  4. I am an undergraduate student in the field of conservation and it will be such a great honor for me to get a chance and participate in this research programme.
    I also carry out lots of research with various Non Governmental Organizations and by participating in this program, it will grant me the opportunity to improve my skills in research.
    Looking forward to your most favorable indulgence in this matter.

  5. I want to participate in this incredible and very important conservation program. Given a chance to participate in the program will be of great assistance to my academic field in biological science and also personal development.

  6. I am a university student pursuing BSc. Applied Aquatic science and I would like to participate in your projects this summer.

  7. I am an undergraduate student in the field of conservation and it will be such a great honor for me to get a chance and participate in this research programme.
    I also carry out lots of research with various Non Governmental Organizations and by participating in this program, it will grant me the opportunity to improve my skills in research.
    Looking forward to your most favorable indulgence in this matter.

  8. I am an undergraduate senior. My major is Environmental Management and Protection, and I think this would be a great opportunity for me to learn and use what I have learned thus far in my major.

  9. I am an undergraduate student in the field of conservation and it will be such a great honor for me to get a chance and participate in this research programme. on 7june2010.
    I also carry out lots of research with various Non Governmental Organizations and by participating in this program, it will grant me the opportunity to improve my skills in research.
    Looking forward to your most favorable indulgence

  10. I also carry out lots of research with various Non Governmental Organizations and by participating in this program, it will grant me the opportunity to improve my skills in research.
    Looking forward to your most favorable indulgence in this matter.

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