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Undergraduate Internship Opportunities

Summer 2015 internship opportunities are posted below. Position descriptions and the online application will be available soon.

Sustainability

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering In-Situ Measurements of Dew Uptake by Plants in a Tropical Forest
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering Understanding the Importance of Dew in Tropical Forests Using Remote Sensing Data
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering 3D Mapping of Vegetation-Watershed Interactions in New Jersey
Sigman Group, Geosciences Coral Reef Biogeochemistry
Environmental Defense Fund Developing a Decision Support Tool for Policies to Reduce Deforestation
Civil and Environmental Engineering Hazardous Element Mobilization in Produced Waters from Shale Gas Operations
Climate Central Visualizing Drought
Myneni Group, Geosciences Development of Nanoparticulate Coated Mineral Adsorbents for Waer purification
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Detecting Thresholds in Linkages Between Climate and Marine Fishes in the California Current Ecosystem
Ward Group, Geosciences Fish Ecology from Ear Bones (Otoliths) Past and Present
Ward Group, Geosciences The Unknown Unknowns: Discovering Phytoplankton Diversity in Their Genes
Geosciences Environmental Behavior of Indium, An Element Critical to Emerging Energy Technologies
Geosciences Ensuring the Sustainability of Perovskites, A Potentially Transformative Solar Material
Wilcove Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Woodrow Wilson School for International and Public Affairs The Unexplored Biodiversity of Costa Rica's Singing Insects
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.) Effects of Ocean Acidification on Biomineralisation and Regeneration in Sea Urchins
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.) Reef Community Light-Use Efficiency
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.) Land-Ocean Nutrient Flux to Bermuda's Coastal Zone
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.) The Effect of CO2 on Sub-Tropical Pteropods
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.) Exploring the Role of Mesophotic Reefs as Depth Refuge

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Bender Group, Geosciences Shedding Light on Plant Respiration
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Clean Small Fusion Reactors
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Lithium Vapor Box Divertor Target
Climate Central Mapping Methane Leakage
Energy Systems Analysis Group, Princeton Environmental Institute Comparative Analysis of Light-Duty Vehicles: Advanced IC Engine vs. Battery Electric
Energy Systems Analysis Group, Princeton Environmental Institute Sustainability of Biomass Use for Energy in the Southeastern U.S.
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Ocean Mixing by Tidal Flow Over Rough Topography
Loo Group, Chemical and Biological Engineering Crystallization of Thin Films Under Spatial Confinement
Mauzerall Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Woodrow Wilson School for International and Public Affairs Measurement of Methane Leakage from Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells
Medvigy Group, Geosciences Tropical Forest Seasonality and Climate Change
Myneni Group, Geosciences Organic Carbon Dynamics in Soils its Impact on Global Carbon Cycling
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Impact of the Weddell Sea Polynya on Oceanic Uptake of Carbon and Oxygen
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Ocean Acidification and Deoxygenation: Climate Variability Versus Climate Change
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Mixed-Layer Response to Changing Climate and Impact on Biology, Carbon, and Heat Uptake
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Understanding the Seasonal Cycle of Oxygen in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Effect of Ocean Mesoscale Eddies on Biology
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Triggering of Phytoplankton Bloom Onset in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Identifying Mechanisms for Pacific Coral Reef Stressors with Earth System Model
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Ocean Mesoscale Eddy Phenomenology in Historical and Future Climate
Sarmiento Group, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences What drives variability in Subantarctic Mode Water?
Sigman Group, Geosciences Reconstructing Past Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Using Ocean Sediments
Sigman Group, Geosciences Carbon Cycle Analysis: Extending the Record Over the Last Million Years
Sigman Group, Geosciences Controls on Atmospheric CO2 Sequestration in the Antartic Ocean
Scripts Ocean Institute Upper-Ocean Variability in the Southern Ocean
Wysocki Group, Electrical Engineering Field Deployment of a Remote CLaDS Sensor for Environmental Methane Distribution
Maloof Group, Geosciences Landscapes Left Behind by Previous Glaciations in Bolivia
Maloof Group, Geosciences Cave Records of the Last Ice Age in Northern Ethiopia
Maloof Group, Geosciences 4-Dimensional Study of Earth's Most Ancient Reefs in the Canadian Rockies

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering Forecasting Smallholders' Yields Via with in Field, Cloud-Distributed Sensing
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering Quantifying Carbon Fluxes from Fractured Soils (Lab work Component)
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering Quantifying Carbon Fluxes from Fractured Soils in Africa (Fieldwork Component)
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering 3D Mapping of Vegetation-Watershed Interactions in Kenya
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab, Civil and Environmental Engineering Combining the Human Eye Machine Learning to Better Map African Crop Fields

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To view and apply for Health Challenge opportunities, please visit: princeton.edu/chw/education/hgc-internships/.

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