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Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning Opportunities

I. SDSU Research Opportunities On-Campus or Nearby

Oak Lake Field Station

Application Deadline: March 15, annually

Oak Lake

Oak lake

Available Awards

  • Jon Haertel Endowment for Work on Vertebrate Animals
  • Charles and Marcia McMullen Endowment of Undergraduate Research in Natural Resources

Charlie Fenster - Oak Lake Field Station Director

 

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

RMEF

Available Awards

Wildlife Leadership Awards (WLA) include a $5,000 scholarship and one-year RMEF membership.

Qualifications

College juniors and seniors chosen for their leadership ability, dedication to wildlife conservation and scholastic achievements.

Application

Download the RMEF application.

C. A. Taylor Herbarium

Herbarium

Herbarium

Paid and unpaid opportunities.

Maribeth Latvis - Herbarium Director

Native Plant Initiative

Native Plant

NPI

Paid and unpaid opportunities.

Lora Perkins - NPI Lead Faculty

NSF CREU

NSF REU programs: National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduate Students
(“REU”-like experience with the Consortium of Plant Invasion Genomics)

CREU

  • each research hub will recruit two students.
  • SDState represents one of the major research hubs.
  • will provide $4,000 stipend, $2,000 lodging, $1,000 research allowance and professional mentoring and training.

NSF – REU PLANTS

NSF REU programs: National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduate Students

REU-Plants

Interdisciplinary research in plant sciences linking genomes-phonomes-landscapes.

II. Off-Campus Experiential Learning Opportunities

“Generic”

How to Apply

  • Good GPA (3.0 or better)
  • Resume - including academic and research experience
  • Statement of interest
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letters of recommendation – ask if your references can provide you with a “strong” reference!