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Zoo Miami, the Zoo Miami Foundation, and Florida International University (FIU) will offer a Research Experience for Undergraduates program funded by the National Science Foundation beginning in Summer 2020. In this 10-week summer program, students will conduct independent research in conservation science under the mentorship of the conservation biologists, wildlife veterinarians, and education researchers at Zoo Miami and FIU.
Applications Open: November 1st, 2019
Applications Close: February 2nd, 2020
Students Notified of Acceptance: March 13th, 2020
Program Begins: May 24th, 2020
Program Ends: August 1st, 2020
Weekly stipend ($600/week)
Paid summer housing (at FIU University Towers Dorms)
Food allowance ($100/week)
Travel costs to and from Miami
Students enrolled in college throughout the U.S. are eligible to apply. Students from minorities underrepresented in science and students from universities with limited research opportunities are particularly encouraged to apply.
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