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CREST Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Undergraduate Research Fellowship is a chance for students to get firsthand research experience working with faculty and graduate students on topics related to the CREST CAChE program. Accepted students are paid to work in CREST laboratories where they will gain valuable skills and experience that can be listed on their resume. Students will work 10-20 hours per week, depending on project and their schedule. Undergrad Research Fellows are able to apply during both Fall and Spring semesters.
Fall 2019 applications are due July 31st 2019.
Spring 2020 applications are due October 31st 2019.
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.
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,
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.