C4 students will be part of a greater research community, the Center for Dark Energy Biopshere Investigations (C-DEBI). C-DEBI seeks to better understand the ecology of the subseafloor as the global ocean comprises the Earth’s largest biome, with microorganisms playing a dominant biogeochemical role.
What: Paid stipend, 9-week, residential, research internship at USC. Conduct research 40 hours/week in a microbiology/geochemistry lab
Where: University of Southern California
When: June 11 – August 12, 2017
Who: Undergraduates from community colleges*
Stipend: $500/week, plus lodging & travel
*First generation college, women, and under-represented students encouraged to apply