Friday, March 11, 2011

Columbia’s Summer Ecosystem Experience for Undergraduates

Applications are now being accepted for the 2011Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) program, offered by the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC) at Columbia University's Earth Institute.

SEE-U provides undergraduate students of all majors from all colleges and universities across the country with a global understanding of ecology and environmental sustainability through lectures, labs, and fieldwork carried out in unique natural settings.

- students earn 6 academic credits in just 5 weeks.
- No prerequisites required to enroll.
Fellowship funding is available through CERC.

Summer 2011 Field Sites

May 21 - June 25, 2011
The Atlantic Forest - Sao Paulo, Brazil 

May 28 - July 2, 2011
El Yunque National Forest - Puerto Rico 

July 9 - August 13, 2011
Punta Cana - Dominican Republic 

Students can apply online via ApplyYourself:

The program has a rolling admissions process.  The next application review date is March 28, 2011. 

If you would like to learn more, please visit or contact Mr. Desmond Beirne at CERC at or 212-854-0149.

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