Summer 2014 Student Opportunities

Announcing Summer 2014 Field Courses and REU Program
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Mountain Lake Biological Station (University of Virginia) is pleased to announce its summer program of field-based undergraduate and graduate-level credit courses offered by nationally recruited faculty, and its NSF REU undergraduate research internship program, now in its 22nd year. Work at MLBS focuses on field-based ecology, evolution, physiology, and behavior.  Located in the southern Appalachians. Learn more about the programs and apply on-line: 

Courses:   summercourses

Plant Conservation and Diversity

Biology and Conservation of Fishes

Science Writing

Field Herpetology

GIS for Field Biologists

Stream Ecology   

Research Experiences for Undergraduates:  reuprogram

Join undergraduates from around the country for a unique 10-week learning and living research experience in the southern Appalachians. Students conduct independent research in field ecology, evolution, behavior and physiology under the supervision of Station scientists.  REUs are paid internships that include all Station costs, travel and a $5,000 stipend.  Application deadline February 20.

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