Summer opportunity for undergraduate students

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Friday, 27 November 2015
The University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC) offers Field Ecology and Environmental Science Programs for the summer of 2016.Hands on field work :: Paid tuition and housing :: 3 credits/summer ::$3,500 stipend::Travel paid

*APPLICATION DEADLINE: Interested students should contact Michael Cramer, Assistant Director ( as soon as possible. Applications are due by 27 November.*
UNDERC-East: (May 16 through July 22) Spend the summer studying northwoods ecology and conducting your own research on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where UNDERC encompasses more than 7500 acres with abundant wildlife, and includes lakes, streams, wetlands, and forests that have been protected for nearly a century. Course modules include vertebrate ecology, invertebrate ecology, aquatic ecology and forest ecology. In addition, each student conducts an independent research project in collaboration with a faculty or graduate student mentor.
This program promotes understanding of field environmental biology and how field research is conducted through 10 weeks in the field. Applications are accepted from students who will be completing at least their sophomore year at a 4-year college or university. Acceptance is based on past academic performance and a statement of purpose. Preference is given to students pursuing a career in environmental sciences or ecology. Four openings are reserved for students from Puerto Rico.

Additional information and applications are available online (

Questions? Contact Dr. Michael Cramer, UNDERC-East Assistant Director (