Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Summer internships/fellowships are available for undergraduates through some member research institutions of the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC). Through home institutions, many consortium PIs participate in NSF funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site programs providing opportunities to students interested in CWC oil spill research (i.e. oil transport, marsh health, marsh organisms, continental shelf effects, etc.). The CWC directly supports two interns with funding from GoMRI at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium each summer. To view previous CWC related undergraduate projects click here.

Below is a list of CWC PIs participating in home institution REU site programs:

Drs. Ken Able and Olaf Jensen
Rutgers University
Research Internships in Ocean Sciences
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2014

Dr. Annette Summers Engel
University of Tennessee
REU Site:  Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
Application Deadline:  March 15, 2014


Dr. Joel Fodrie
University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Environmental research supporting management of coastal barriers and estuaries in North Carolina altered by human activities and climate change
Application Deadline:  February 22, 2014

Dr. Anne Giblin
Marine Biological Laboratory (WHOI)
Biological Discovery in Woods Hole
Application Deadline:  March 15, 2014

Drs. Brian Roberts and Nancy Rabalais
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal Environments
Application Deadline:  March 15, 2014

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