International Research Experience for Students

Subject: International Research Experience for Students

Position: Student Researcher

Project: Resilient Urban Latin America (RULA) International Research Experience for Students (IRES)

Location: Technological Institute of Sonora (ITSON)

Employer: Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN): Flexible Research Dates

Pay: Travel, lodging, meals and incidentals are paid. Each student will receive a stipend of $500 per week, plus an additional $1,000 toward research expenses.

Call for Applications: UREx SRN is seeking highly motivated students interested in research on climate change and urbanization. The RULA IRES project supports the development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The project offers one undergraduate and three graduate students the opportunity to conduct eight to ten weeks of onsite research in Hermosillo, Mexico which has an urban community facing climate extremes. This research will afford students collaboration and mentorship experiences for conducting research, gaining skills in research design, data analysis and management, and presentation across diverse social and political cultures; project outcomes can be integrated within existing dissertation research.

Review the full description, research date options, and instructions to apply at:

Noteworthy Hiring Details: Some knowledge of Spanish language will receive preference but is not required.

Deadline: For full consideration please send application materials to by Friday, December 7, 2018.