Undergraduate Internship in Tropical Ecology and Evo lution – Summer 2018

Undergraduate Internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution – Summer 2018
University of Puerto Rico 

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2018 internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution at El Verde Field Station, Puerto Rico.  The internship will run from May 28 – August 3, 2018.  

Application deadline: 15 February 2018

The program will offer students the opportunity to have hands-on experience fields such as:
  • Aquatic insect ecology
  • Caddisfly (Trichoptera) and Mosquito (Diptera) Ecology
  • Rodent Ecology and Plant-Animal Interactions
  • Plant Population Ecology and Invasive Species Biology
  • Wetland and Riparian Ecology
  • Insect Ecology
  • Meiofauna and Protists Ecology
  • Nutrient cycling and rhizosphere ecology

Students receive a stipend for the ten weeks duration of the program.  Round-trip plane ticket from home institution to Puerto Rico will be reimbursed, up to a maximum of $600.  The program will cover housing at El Verde Field Station.  The National Science Foundation and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus, fund the program.

The program is limited to undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor degree at a college or university during summer 2018 that are US citizens or permanent residents.

Application materials and further information can be found at