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Summer Research Fellowship
We are now accepting applications for our CAChE Summer Research Fellowship, a 10-week paid program designed to give undergraduate students first-hand research experience working with faculty and student mentors associated with the CREST CAChE project.
Located at Florida International University's main MMC campus and Biscayne Bay campus, the summer research fellowship runs from May 20 until July 26, 2019. Applications are due March 29, and successful applicants will be notified by no later than April 5.
CAChE Discovery courses
We are excited to announce two free* 1-credit courses at FIU, offered in Spring and Fall for accepted students:
- CAChE Discovery 1: Research in Aquatic Ecosystems (BSC-2917) introduces undergraduates to the science of South Florida’s environments, and gives students some research experience through field trips and sample collection, as well as data analysis,
- CAChE Discovery 2: Professional Pathways in Aquatic and Environmental Science (BSC-3930) helps students discover the range of careers available to them in science fields, and prepares them to build a strong CV/resume and apply for fellowships and other opportunities after graduation.
*Free at the in-state tuition rate.
Summer 2018 Research Fellowship
Congratulations to our second group of Summer Research Fellows, who did an amazing job presenting their research at this year's Student Research Symposium! In addition to Everglades marshes,
Summer 2017 Research Fellowship
Our first cohort of Summer Research Fellows had an amazing summer of accomplishments! Ten weeks saw soil core sampling in the mangroves of Puerto Rico,
Join the Team
Hone your skills and be a part of CREST CAChE. We are currently recruiting for multiple graduate student fellows to join CREST. Check out the mentors in our Research & Training section. Choose your mentor and let us know your interest. Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident to receive a CREST fellowship.