2018 Guam EPSCoR Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
The Guam EPSCoR Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (SRE) program is a six-week program open to select undergraduate students seeking research opportunities over the summer. Student research training and tasks may include field work to investigate coral reefs or to deploy and retrieve oceanographic instruments, as well as work in the University of Guam Marine Laboratory’s Molecular Lab. Selected students will learn about DNA extraction and sequencing and/or how to readout and analyze data to characterize marine environments. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, well organized, and have basic training or experience in lab procedures and microscopy.
- Must be a U.S. citizen and/or permanent resident of Guam
- Undergraduate student in good academic standing
- Available 8 AM – 5 PM between June 11 – July 20, 2018, and flexibility to work some nights and weekends
- Research experience
- Faculty/Researcher mentoring
- $2,500 stipend
- Possible travel opportunities
- On-campus housing and up to $1,500 travel reimbursement for off-island participants
February 28, 2018, 5:00PM (ChST)
- Drop off this application and transcript to:
- Guam EPSCoR Office, University of Guam, Dean Circle House #4
- Office Hours 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday - Friday
- Or email documents (PDF format only) to: Mellani Lubuag at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit www.guamepscor.org or contact Dr. Shelton (email@example.com) or Ms. Lubuag by email or at (671) 735-0309.
Guam EPSCOR is a 5-year, $6 million grant to the University of Guam from the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OIA-1457769. The program aims to develop a Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium to ensure the sustainability of coral reef ecosystems in the face of environmental change. Guam EPSCoR aims to situate Guam as a premier research and STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education hub bolstering sustainability, economic development, and informed decision-making by engaging communities in 21st-century science.