OSCAR and PEREC Summer Job Opportunity for Undergraduates – deadline March 15, 2018

OSCAR and PEREC

PAID Summer Undergraduate Project (see OSCAR Summer Impact Grants)
10-week program stipend = $4000 Full time summer job
May 29 – August 3, 2018

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This talented team of student field researchers will:
• Participate in extensive field, lab work, career & grad school prep
• Collaboratively assess and report the ecosystem health of the tidal freshwater Potomac River
through water quality, food web dynamics, and ecotoxicology of micropollutants & persistent organic pollutants

Applications due by March 15, 2018
To apply visit: https://gmu-csm.symplicity.com/
HireMason position ID: 152207
Successful applicants will be paired with a faculty mentor and be based at the Potomac Science Center

Students experience ALL, but will specialize in ONE research area:
•Assessing fish, invertebrate & zooplankton communities
•Analyzing organism tissue samples & sediment for pollutants 10 positions, working in two teams: Ecology and Chemistry. Please note interest in cover letter.

QUESTIONS? Contact: Dr. Amy Fowler afowler6@gmu.edu or Dr. Kim de Mutsert kdemutse@gmu.edu

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/ and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus