Deadline: Fall 2015
Dr. Rindy Anderson is looking for motivated students who are excited about field research to help in her research project, Behavioral Ecology and Acoustic Communication in Bachman’s Sparrow. If interested in this project, please email Dr. Anderson email@example.com describing why you are interested and what you hope to gain by being a part of it, include your major, any animal biology courses you have taken, GPA and your availability for Fall 2015 and Spring and Summer 2016.
There are a variety of course based opportunities in the different colleges. Some key ones are listed below:
Look for Honors programs within your discipline! Take research enriched courses and enhance your research and inquiry skills.
Direct Independent Study (DIS)
Register for a DIS within your major. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members and also receive college credit.
Research enriched Courses
The Distinction through Discovery supports faculty interested in integrating research and inquiry into the curriculum. We provide a list of those courses and programs which are supported. Courses supported by the Curriculum Grants Program.
Other College Specific OpportunitiesConsult with a faculty member and review the department website to learn more about additional opportunities. There may be additional internships, fellowships, and other opportunities available.
Summer Curricular based Internship Opportunities
Semester by the Sea 2014
Spend a “Semester by the Sea” (SBTS) at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce, Florida on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon, one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in North America.
FAU Jupiter Summer Science Experience
The Jupiter Life Science Experience is an opportunity for students to enhance their education in the life sciences and research in the areas of neuroscience, cell and molecular biology and biotechnology while building partnerships with local research institutions and biotechnology companies.