Summer Research Opportunities

On Campus Opportunities

Rachel Beane:  Super Volcanoes
Phil Camill:  Climate change in high latitude peatlands
Michèle LaVigne:  Paleoceanography and Bamboo Corals; Ocean Acidification and Clam Flats
Peter Lea:  Surface processes, water quality, educational technology
Emily Peterman:  Dating UHP metamorphism and exhumation;  Dating Maine deformation events
Collin Roesler:  Ocean optics and remote sensing:  linking rivers to the Gulf of Maine ecosystem

Bowdoin College Institutional Fellowships

Off Campus Opportunities

Pathways to Science is a web site that is a clearing house for both fellowships, scholarships and internships. It allows you to search by discipline, region, etc.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) covers a variety of disciplines and is hosted by a variety of institutions.

For Example:
Earth Sciences has 18 opportunities
Oceanographyhas 32 opportunities
Polar Programs has 2 opportunities 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, a two year program that includes a summer research opportunity at participating NOAA lab as well as academic scholarship support for two years. Students must apply their sophomore year.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) offers a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Project (SURF) through Caltech (California Institute of Technology) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellowship.