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REU at UMich Biological Station

Paid Summer Research (REU) at UMich Biological Station

The University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS) is now accepting applications for its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, “Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region.”

Our REU summer program runs for nine weeks (June 20 – August 19, 2017) at the U-M Biological Station on Douglas Lake in beautiful northern Michigan. Each REU participant will:

  • Work closely with a research mentor on a project of mutual interest.
  • Design, conduct, analyze, and report on their research project with guidance from the mentor and the two program co-directors.
  • Participate in workshops and group discussions designed to provide the background knowledge and technical tools needed to carry out interdisciplinary scientific research.
  • Contribute to the body of knowledge that can help address many of Earth’s most important environmental challenges.

COMPENSATION: Participants receive: a stipend of $5,000; free room and board at the Station; and a travel allowance.

DEADLINE: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Application and details at:

The University of Michigan Biological Station is located on Douglas Lake near Pellston, Michigan at the tip of the lower peninsula. Surrounded by more than 10,000 acres of undeveloped university-owned property, Students have quick access to many unique habitats in the region including dune, alvar, bog, and old-growth forest. UMBS also has two atmospheric gas sensing towers for monitoring forest and atmospheric gas. More information is available at

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