Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Marine and Estuarine Science

The REU program at the NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center offers paid summer internships  to undergraduates interested in marine and estuarine science. With a faculty mentor, interns conduct research projects, take field trips, and attend seminars and workshops related to science careers.

REU Program at UMES

Award: $5,250 stipend + housing + meals

Eligibility: Students interested in careers in marine science; preference will be given to rising sophomores and rising juniors, but all college students are welcome to apply. The number of positions will depend on current funding availability.

Important dates: Applications are due in the spring, typically February or early March.

Contact: Margaret Sexton, PhD

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