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Posted on behalf of Sarah Mark <mark@glerl.noaa.gov>

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2001 Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowships

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA), Great Lakes
Environmental
Research Laboratory (GLERL), and the Cooperative Institute for Limnology and
Ecosystems
Research (CILER) administered by the University of Michigan, announce a
Great Lakes
Summer Student Fellowship Program.

We seek to fill thirteen (13), full time, three-month positions.  Preference
will be given to
currently enrolled or just-graduated undergraduates, although graduate
student applications will
be considered.  The starting date will be between May 1 and June 1, 2001.
Successful applicants
will receive a stipend of $5,000 for the three-month fellowship.  The fellow
will be expected to
provide a written project report at the completion of the work.  University
credit for the
experience may be arranged either through the University of Michigan or
through your home
institution.  Details for obtaining university credit will be provided with
acceptance letters.

Each student fellow will gain experience by working at a federal
environmental research
laboratory under the mentorship of an individual scientist or professional.
Most fellows will be
located at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor,
Michigan as guest
students of the University of Michigan.  The Phytoplankton Ecologist,
Aquatic Biologist or
Ecologist, and possible Data Analyst positions will be based in Muskegon,
Michigan at the Lake
Michigan Field Station.

Summer fellowships are available in a broad range of fields, including
electronics engineering,
plankton ecology, aquatic and benthic biology, computer graphics, data
analysis, chemistry, fish
ecology, scientific outreach, biological/aquatic toxicology aquatic biology
or ecology, and web
design and development.  A description of each of the available fellowships
and information
about GLERL may be found on the GLERL web site at
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pr/ssfp/.  Information
about CILER may be found at the CILER web site at
http://www.engin.umich.edu/center/ciler.

Applications must be received by March 30, 2001.  Funding decisions will be
made by April
20, 2001.  Applications must contain a resume, transcripts (unofficial
copies are acceptable), at
least two references, and a cover letter specifically stating which
opportunity(ies) you are
interested in.  Submit all documentation to:

Ms. Sarah Mark
NOAA/Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab
2205 Commonwealth Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI  48105-2945
734-741-2251
mark@glerl.noaa.gov

For specific questions about each opportunity, contact the mentor.  Their
email address is
provided with the opportunity description.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer.



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