Additional Opportunities

Summer Undergraduate Opportunities for
Minority and Underrepresented Students in
Energy, Environment, Oceanography and Atmospheric Science*

General

Oakland Institute Intern Scholar Program (policy think tank focused on social, economic and environmental issues)

http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/interscholarsprogram

National Audubon Society Wings Internships

http://www.audubon.org/careers

The Nature Conservancy:  GLOBE Internships

http://www.nature.org/about-us/diversity/globe/globe-fall-recruitment-2015.pdf

Smithsonian Minority Awards Program

http://www.smithsonianofi.com/minority-internship-program/

US Department of Energy: Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program

https://www.doemeispp.org/home

Environment / Education

Dauphin Island Sea Lab – State of Alabama Marine Science Institution, Environmental Education Internship in Marine Science

http://www.disl.org/

National Park Service / Student Conservation Association– Cultural Resources Diversity Internship

http://www.usaconservation.org/programs/epic-internship/crdip-home/

Student Conservation Association:  National Parks Service (NPS) Academy

https://www.thesca.org/serve/program/nps-academy

Earth Science / Oceanography / Ecology

Association for Women Geoscientists – Minority Scholarships

http://awg.org/EAS/minority.htm

Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Summer Internship Program

http://www.dnr.sc.gov/marine/minority/index.html

National Park Service – Mosaics in Science Internship Program

http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/mosaics/index.cfm

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Summer Education Program (REU)

http://www.rmbl.org/students/undergraduates-beyond/summer-education-programreu/

Stanford University, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Summer Undergraduate Research in Geosciences & Engineering (SURGE)

https://pangea.stanford.edu/programs/oma/surge

US Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy: Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

http://energy.gov/fe/about-us/students-and-teachers/mickey-leland-energy-fellowship

University of Massachusetts, Boston:  Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology 

http://www.umb.edu/crest-reu/program_information

University of Washington, College of the Environment: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

http://www.jisao.washington.edu/education/researchOps

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Minority Fellowship

http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=9377

Woods Hole Partnership Education Program

http://www.woodsholediversity.org/pep/about.html

Atmospheric

University Consortium for Atmospheric Research, SOARS Program

http://www.soars.ucar.edu/about/program.php

Maine Space Grant Consortium

http://www.bowdoin.edu/student-fellowships/undergrad-research/fellowships/maine-space-grant-fellowship-program.shtml

University of Washington, College of the Environment: Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

http://www.jisao.washington.edu/education/researchOps

Other Programs to Consider

American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Internship Program

http://www.acore.org/about/internship-program

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

http://www.caryinstitute.org/students/reu-program

Center for Science in the Public Interest Internship Program

https://www.cspinet.org/about/jobs/200801042.html

Bigelow Laboratories for Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates

https://www.bigelow.org/education/reu/


Pathways-to-science- Education and career training opportunities in Science, Technology & Mathematics (STEM)

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/oceanscience.aspx?subsort=Undergrads_Undergraduate+Students&sort=usergroup

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/other-tags/reu

National Renewable Energy Laboratory:  Research Participant Program

http://www.nrel.gov/education/suli_about.html

Resources for the Future Summer Internship Program

http://www.rff.org/About_RFF/Pages/SummerInternshipProgram.aspx

Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship -UC San Diego (earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences)

https://scripps.ucsd.edu/undergrad/surf

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center:  Internship Program in Environmental Studies

https://serc.si.edu/pro_training/internships/projectmenu.aspx

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Undergraduate Research Opportunities

http://orise.orau.gov/science-education/internships-scholarships-fellowships/undergraduates.aspx

Organization of Biological Field Stations

http://www.obfs.org/internships-and-reus

University of California, Santa Cruz (summer research on scientific effects of climate change in terrestrial and marine environments

http://reu.eeb.ucsc.edu/

US Department of Energy: Scholars Program

http://orise.orau.gov/doescholars/application/index.html

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):  Paid and Unpaid Student Internships

https://www.epa.gov/careers/student-internships

Washington DC Internships in Environmental Policy and Agriculture

http://career.ucsd.edu/undergraduates/getting-experience/internship-information/off-campus-internships/dc-internships/environmental-policy-agriculture.html

*These programs are either exclusively for students from minority and underrepresented groups or that explicitly encourage students from diverse backgrounds to apply.