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

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2002 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 fourteen (14), 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 15 and June 15, 2002.
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 Plankton Ecologist, Aquatic
Ecologist, Field Sampling
Technician and possibly the Aquatic Biologist positions will be based in
Muskegon, Michigan at
the Lake Michigan Field Station.

Summer fellowships are available in a broad range of fields, Aquatic
Biologist, Unix Supercomputer
Programmer, Biological Laboratory Technician, (2) Data Analyst, Marine
Instrumentation Engineer,
Communications and Outreach Specialist, Aquatic Biologist/Toxicologist,
Aquatic Ecologist,
Plankton Ecologist, Field Sampling Technician, Ecosystem/Ecological Modeler,
Aquatic
Biologist/Ecologist and a Support Technician. 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 on the CILER web site at
http://www.ciler.org.

Applications must be received by March 11, 2002. Funding decisions will be
made by April 1, 2002.
Applications must contain a resume, transcripts (unofficial copies are
acceptable), one reference
letter, 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
 sarah.mark@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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