Undergraduate Internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution – Summer 2019

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2019 internship in Tropical Ecology and Evolution at El Verde Field Station, Puerto Rico.  The internship will run from May 27 – August 2.  


Application deadline: 28 February 2019


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
  • Meiofauna and Protists 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 funds the program.


The program is limited to undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor degree at a college or university during summer 2019 that are US citizens or permanent residents.


Application materials and further information can be found at http://reu.ites.upr.edu/