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2016 Summer Internship at UCSD – App. Deadline Feb. 26th

UCSD Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program 2016

Application Deadline: February 26th, 2016

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Quick Facts
Dates: Internship begins June 1st (10 week program)
Location:
University of California: San Diego (La Jolla, California)
Eligibility: 
currently 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student; U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Funding: 
$14/hour, no more than 40 hours per week
Apply here: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program

See Program Flyer here: Summer Internship Flyer

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Are you contemplating a career in scientific research and development?

The Marine Physical Laboratory, at UC San Diego’s world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is currently seeking inquisitive, motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science to apply for the 2016 MPL Summer Internship Program.

Undergraduate college students majoring in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geology are encouraged to apply. This ten-week internship will offer qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world and learn about marine science and technology while earning a modest salary.

About You
* Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university with a major applicable to research done at MPL and NOT in your senior year.
* Considering a career in scientific research
* Available to start at MPL in La Jolla, CA on or after June 1, 2016, and work the duration of the internship, ten consecutive weeks from the start date, for 40 hours per week at a salary of $14/hr.
* A U.S. citizen or permanent resident and NOT a previous MPL intern
* OK with working a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and surf

About Us
The Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and lab at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Originally established as a Navy-orientated research laboratory in 1946, MPL has maintained a strong multidisciplinary research program consisting entirely of sponsored projects, with a large sponsorship from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Research Highlights

  • Whale Acoustics
  • Coastal Observatory Development
  • Whole Sky Imager
  • Observations of Waves and Currents Nearshore
  • Time Reversal Mirror in the Ocean
  • Air-Sea Interaction Research
  • Optical and Ancillary Measurements at High Latitudes in Support of the MODIS Ocean Validation Program
  • Reference Materials for Oceanic Carbon Dioxide Measurements

How to Apply
* Visit https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program to complete the application online
* Applications will be accepted online from December 21,  2015, through February 26, 2016
* Decisions will be emailed to applicants by the end of April

More Information
Marine Physical Laboratory: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl
Scripps Institution of Oceanography:  https://scripps.ucsd.edu
University of California, San Diego:  http://ucsd.edu

Contact
mpl-internship@ucsd.edu