Earth and Environmental Sciences: Geoscience, Physics: Geophysics
This NSF funded research experience for undergraduates (REU) provides interns with the opportunity to:
conduct exciting research with state of the art geophysical data and leading researchers at IRIS institutions,
develop an understanding of scientific inquiry, including designing and conducting scientific investigations,defending scientific arguments, and preparing publications,
gather, manage, and convey information, using various skills, strategies, resources, and
learn, use, and evaluate technologies for the collection and study of geophysical data.
This paid experience features a week-long orientation program, the use of a variety of virtual communication technologies to help you stay connected with other interns during your 8 to 10 week research placement, and an opportunity to present your research at a scientific meeting.
Additional Salary Information: As an IRIS Intern you will receive…
- A weekly stipend ($575/week for 9 - 11 weeks)
- Free student memberships in the American Geophysical Union
- Funding for travel to the orientation as well as room and board
- Funding for travel to the home institution of your research host
- Assistance securing housing at the host institution
- Funding for any additional expenses related to fieldwork
- Funding for travel to a professional meeting to present your results along with the associated meeting costs (travel, registration, abstract submission fee and per diem)
About IRIS Consortium
IRIS is a consortium of over 120 US universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data.
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