We are pleased to announce that the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will be running the Research Experience Placement (REP) scheme for a fifth year.
The NERC recognises that there is a shortage of individuals with quantitative skills coming into environmental science. The REPs are aimed at addressing this shortage by offering funding for summer placements, which focus on encouraging undergraduate students who are studying quantitative disciplines to consider a career in environmental research. As such, the scheme is subject to certain eligibility criteria listed below.
SAMS will be offering two studentships/placements for summer 2014. Successful candidates will be expected to be in post from June 2014. The placements are for 10 weeks with successful candidates receiving funding of £200.00 per week.
Candidates can choose from the following projects:
Selected students must meet all of the following criteria. The students must...
Send a completed Application Form, CV and statement outlining why they should be considered for one of these placements. All application materials should then be posted to:
Mrs Polly Crooks (Academic Registry Officer Undergraduate)
SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA, UK
Alternatively, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 16 May 2014