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Undergraduate Internship Opportunities

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The application for summer 2014 internships is now closed.

Sustainability

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Environmental Defense Fund Closed Catch Share Design Center Fisheries Research Internship
Environmental Defense Fund Closed Research Intern, Natural and Social Sciences
Hedin Group; University of Mississippi Closed Analysis of Mechanisms of Nutrient Cycling in Floodplain Lakes of the Lower Mississippi River
Levin Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Closed Finding the Fastest Fish
Maloof Group, Geosciences;
Schoene Group, Geosciences
Closed
Field Geological Study of the Evolution of Life, Climate, Magmatism, and Geography
Morel Group, Geosciences Closed Global Change and Primary Production in Polar Waters
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Reef Community Light-Use Efficiency
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Modeling Radiative Transfer Effects in Coral Remote Sensing
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Phenology of Coral Pigments Via Bio-Optics
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Mechanisms of Resistance to Genotoxic Stress in Sea Urchins
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Lignin Phenols in Microbial and Marine Organic Matter Production in the Open Ocean
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed The Abundance of Archaea and Bacteria at the BATS Site
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Closed Coral Reproduction and Recruitment Studies
Geosciences Closed Environmental Behavior of Indium, an Element Critical to Emerging Energy Technologies

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Bender Group, Geosciences Closed Shedding Light on Plant Respiration
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Rapid Forest Triage by Sub-Canopy Micro Air Vehicle
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Pacala Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Closed What Trees Could Learn From Alan Greenspan
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Closed Innovative Fusion Confinement Concepts
Gmachl Group, Electrical Engineering; MIRTHE Quantum Cascade Lasers and Detectors for Mid-Infrared Sensing of the Environment
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Closed Experimental Research on Lithium Plasma Facing Components (Project 1)
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Closed Experimental Research on Lithium Plasma Facing Components (Project 2)
Koel Group, Chemical and Biological Engineering Closed SEE Properties of Plasma-Facing Components for Fusion Applications
Energy Systems Analysis Group, PEI Closed Modeling Biomass-Based Transportation Fuels with Negative CO2
Climate Central Closed A Web-Based Wind Electricity Forecasting Tool
Loo Group, Chemical and Biological Engineering Closed Crystallization of Perylene Diimides for Organic Field-Effect Transistors
Loo Group, Chemical and Biological Engineering Closed Crystallization in Constrained Channels
Mauzerall Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Woodrow Wilson School for International and Public Affairs Closed Measurement of Methane Leakage from Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells
McAlpine Group, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Closed Encapsulating Phase-Change Materials in Nanoparticles Via Layer-by-Layer Assembly
Medvigy Group, Geosciences Closed Effects of Insect Attacks on Forest Carbon Budgets
Medvigy Group, Geosciences;
Hedin Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 Closed
Can Herbivory Control the Tropical Forest Carbon Sink?
Pacala Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Closed Extreme Events and Ecological Acclimation: Scaling from Cells to Ecosystems
Pacala Group, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Closed Leafing Through Rainforest Tree Competitive Strategies in Nutrient Limited Ecosystems 
Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Identifying Equatorial Pacific Ocean Upwelling Sources
Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Identifying Mechanisms for Pacific Warm Pool Acidification with Earth System Models
Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Evaluating Centennial Climate Variations in Earth System Models
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Multimedia Science Communication on the Southern Ocean Role in the Climate System
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Biological and Physical Controls on Phytoplankton Growth in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed What's Going on with Antarctic Sea Ice? Insight from Climate Models
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Vertical Structure of Ocean Mesoscale Eddies in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Analyzing Biogeochemical Data from Profiling Floats in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Laboratory Work on the Development of New Biogeochemical Sensors for Profiling Floats in the Southern Ocean
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Seasonal Cycle of Oxygen in the Weddell Sea from Autonomous Profiling Floats
Sarmiento Group, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Closed Analyzing Climate Model Output and Generating High-Quality Maps for Inclusion in a Southern Ocean Climate Model Atlas
Sigman Group, Geosciences; Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Closed Subtropical Ocean Productivity in a Warming World
Sigman Group, Geosciences Closed Studying the Past Carbon Cycle with Fossil-Bound Organic Matter

Organization/Research Group Name Project Title
Princeton Ecohydrology Lab Closed Closing the Spatio-Temporal Gap in Ecological Observation with UAVs
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Water and Isotopes in Central Kenya
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Soils in Africa: Effects of Salinization on Vertisol Patterns in Central Kenya
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Adding Precision to Agricultural Practice Through Simultaneous Chlorophyll Flouresence
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Using Crowdsourcing and Big Data to Understand Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
Caylor Group, Civil and Environmental Engineering Closed Climate Change Impacts on Snowmelt-Dependent Agricultural Systems Near Mount Kenya
Mpala Research Centre Closed Teaching Assistant for Conservation Clubs

Program in Teacher Preparation;
Mpala Research Centre
 Closed

United States Curriculum in Support of Mpala Live
The Nature Conservancy Closed Habitat Restoration: Animal Health Project
The Nature Conservancy Closed Habitat Restoration: Rangeland and Wildlife Project

Organization/Research Group Name
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