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We offer a range of opportunities for undergraduates at KBS during the summer including:

Summer Courses

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Undergraduate Research Apprenticeships (URA)

Paid, Professional Internships

Scholarships

 

 


Summer Courses

KBS offers field-based summer courses in Plant Biology (PLB), Zoology (ZOO), Geology (GLG), Entomology (ENT), Fisheries & Wildlife (FW), Sociology (SOC), Statisitics (STT), and Enhancing Linkages between Mathematics and Ecology (ELME). We also offer a new "Launch Your Major" program, where a student can finish up to 16 credits in just 12 weeks.

Session I: May 18-June 19
Session II: July 6-August 7

Several other short courses are available throughout the summer.

For a course schedule and more information, click here.

 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

KBS faculty, post-docs, and graduate students are passionate about  involving undergraduates in their research. REU positions give students an opportunity to conduct full-time research under the guidance of an experienced mentor. This summer program is 12 weeks long.

All REU positions offer a paid stipend ($5,000), free room and board, partial transportation costs, and research funds.

We encourage applications from underrepresented groups in the sciences. You must be a U.S. citizen with undergraduate status to participate in the REU program.

This program will run from May 18-August 7, 2015.

Applications will be open from January 1st through March 1st, 2015.

For more details, click here.

 

Undergraduate Research Apprenticeships (URA)

The KBS URA Program features research apprenticeships that are part-time (~20 hrs/week) over 12 weeks. URA students are required to take one course during the summer while receiving hands-on research experience. Students from Michigan State University, BEACON partner schools, and HBCUs receive priority to participate in this program.

This program will run from May 18-August 7, 2015.

Applications will be open from January 1st through March 1st, 2015.

For more details click here.

 

Paid, Professional Internships

KBS offers a variety of paid internship opportunities that provide excellent preparation for students poised to enter the work force over 12 weeks. Our internships span many fields, from animal care to communications. Interns are required to take one course during the summer while receiving a hands-on professional experience.

This program will run from May 18-August 7, 2015.

Applications will be open from January 1st through March 1st, 2015.

For more details click here.

 

Scholarships

Application deadlines begin March, 2015. Please read scholarship descriptions (via link below) for more details.

For more details click here.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 19:33