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Research Opportunities, Internships & Scholarships

SoMAS offers opportunities to undergraduates for research in marine sciences, atmospheric sciences, and waste management. Most of these opportunities involve research for credit.

Opportunities to get paid to do research during the semester or in the summer are available through faculty research grants and other competitive fellowship programs such as the Undergraduate Research and Creativity (URECA) Program.

Students can also volunteer for summer research.

Internships can be a valuable way for students to gain experience

 in the outside world with a company, governmental organization, non-governmental organization, or educational facility. Although the Director of Undergraduate Studies maintains a list of possibilities, often students discover opportunities on their own and bring them to the Director for consideration.

SoMAS undergraduates can also receive financial support for their education through competitive scholarships such as the: