University of Alaska Southeast


Company: California State University, Monterey Bay
Location: Monterey Bay, CA
Position: Intern - Ocean Science Research
Requirements: See posting

Our 10 week summer program will run from June 3rd to August 11th, 2016. Learn more about the Monterey Bay research program!

Students in our REU program can choose to conduct research in Monterey Bay in the following areas (the list of research topics within each area is not exhaustive):

  • Marine Biology and Ecology (includes population ecology, kelp forest ecology, marine landscape ecology, marine microbiology, population genetics, ecophysiology and biomechanics)
  • Ocean Engineering (includes ocean robotics, autonomous underwater vehicle design, computer programming, scientific instrumentation development)
  • Oceanography (includes ocean current modeling, ocean-atmosphere interactions, ocean acidification and plankton ecology)
  • Marine Geology (includes deep sea canyon formation, coastal hydrology, seafloor mapping, coastal erosion, plate tectonics and marine biogeochemistry)

Students will be provided with a $5,000 stipend in addition to support for travel, room and board. REU students will also receive post REU support to attend conferences and in applying to graduate programs. 

In addition to electing to work with mentors at CSU Monterey Bay students can also elect to work with mentors at our Monterey Bay area REU partner institutions. These include:

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute 
Moss Landing Marine Labs
Naval Postgraduate School

Visit the UAS Research & Creative Activity webpage for more information. 

Contact: Corey Garza
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Closing Date: February 16, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST