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Undergraduate Internship Opportunities

Summer 2016 internship opportunities are posted below. Princeton freshmen, sophomores, and juniors may apply for up to three positions. Please send any questions to peintern@princeton.edu.

Alternative Energy

Biodiversity and Conservation

Organization/Research Group Name Project Description Application
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Variations in Reproductive Patterns by Corals Across a Depth Gradient (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.)  Apply Now
Caylor Group Plant's Talk  Apply Now
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Designing and Evaluating Fishery Improvement Interventions  Apply Now
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Small-Scale Fisheries Research and Training Internship  Apply Now
Levin Group Ecological and Cultural Change in Southeast Asia  Apply Now
Rubenstein Group Impact of Grazing Regimes on Rangeland Quality, Wildlife Use and Livestock Health  Apply Now
Rubenstein Group Teaching Assistant for Conservation Clubs  Apply Now
Rubenstein Group Zebra Parasites Where Two Zebra Species Coexist  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group How stable are relationships between fishes & ocean climate in the California Current?  Apply Now

Climate/Environmental Science

Organization/Research Group Name Project Description Application
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)  Characterization of Water Soluble Organic Carbon in the Marine Atmosphere (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.)  Apply Now
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)  Identifying the Role of Heterotrophic Feeding in Nitrogen Recycling and Growth Corals (Note: A reference letter from a Princeton faculty member is required.)  Apply Now
Maloof Group The Coevolution of Ancient Life and Climate  Apply Now
Morel Group Bacterial Siderophore Production: When, Where, and Why?  Apply Now
Morel Group Microbial Metal Mobilization and Utilization Under Sulfidic Conditions  Apply Now
Onstott Group Hydrocarbon-Degrading Microorganisms in the Continental Crust: Good or Bad News?  Apply Now
Onstott Group Who is Oxidizing All the Earth's Atmospheric CH4?  Apply Now
Onstott Group Construct a Global Map of Atmospheric Methane Uptake by Soil Bacteria  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group Are Ocean Mesoscale Eddies Hotspots of Carbon Uptake?  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group Impact of Model Resolution on Simulated Southern Ocean Heat Uptake  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group The Sensitivity of Ocean Biogeography to Non-Linearities in the Ocean Density Field  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group Triggering Mechanisms of Oceanic Convection at Maud Rise  Apply Now
Sarmiento Group Global Patterns in Salp Biomass  Apply Now
Schoene Group  New Opportunity: Calibrating Climate Records With 16 Million Year Old Volcanic Rocks, NW USA   Apply Now
Sigman Group Coral Reef Biogeochemistry at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)  Apply Now
Sigman Group Studies of the Ancient Organic Matter Trapped in Fossil Shark Teeth Closed
Ward Group Fish Ecology from Ear Bones (Otoliths) Past and Present  Apply Now
Ward Group Nitrogen Acquisition by Marine Phytoplankton  Apply Now
Ward Group Nitrous Oxide Production in the Ocean  Apply Now
Wilcove Group A Sea-Change in Seedlings? Community Shifts in Regenerating Dry Forest  Apply Now
Zondlo Group Characteristics of Methane Superemitters in the Marcellus Shale Play  Apply Now

Health

Organization/Research Group Name Project Description Application
Department of Geosciences Ensuring the Sustainability of Perovskites, A Potentially Transformative Solar Material  Apply Now
Department of Geosciences Environmental Behavior of Indium, an Element Critical to Emerging Energy Technologies  Apply Now
Department of Geosciences Predicting Elemental Toxicity Based on Perturbations to Natural Concentrations  Apply Now
Onstott Group Cumulative Environmental Impact of Natural Gas Pipelines on Groundwater Quality  Apply Now

Technologies for Environmental Study

Organization/Research Group Name Project Description Application
Caylor Group New Opportunity: Interactive Machine Learning to Map African Crop Fields  Apply Now

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