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:
www.cerc.columbia.edu/?id=see-u-app-process

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  www.cerc.columbia.edu/?id=see-u or contact Mr. Desmond Beirne at CERC at djb2104@columbia.edu or 212-854-0149.

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