Application Deadline Extended! Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU Professional Development Program!

The application deadline for the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU (MS PHD’S–GEO REU) Professional Development Program has been extended to September 22, 2014! This exciting new program hosted by the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) offers full financial support to attend the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting including air travel, lodging, registration and meals for all students who are accepted to the MS PHD’S-GEO REU program and engage in all MS PHD’S-GEO REU activities.

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Add comment September 16th, 2014

NASA Space Grant Opportunities

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity

Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium scholarships are competitively awarded to support and reward Nevada students for their achievements in academic endeavors related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. NVSGC support can assist NSHE undergraduate students in pursuing their educational goals that will lead to employment opportunities in industries that rely on a STEM-trained workforce that are relevant to both NASA and Nevada’s workforce needs.

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Add comment May 8th, 2014

NASA (NEW) Scholarships HS Graduating Seniors GED holders Community College Undergraduate Students

Dear NSHE Faculty and Administrators,

NASA has just released the announcement for this great student opportunity.  It is not administered through NSHE, but directly through NASA.  There is a link at the end of the message that will take you to the NASA page where this and other student applications/opportunities are available.

Please share the announcement with your campus.  It provides not only funding for Undergraduate Students, but graduating HS Seniors and GED holders who are not yet enrolled in college.

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Add comment April 16th, 2014

Internship Opportunity

Nevada Department of Agriculture


The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) Noxious Weed Program would like to pursue having 1-2 interns to support the overall efforts of the Noxious Weed Program. This intern would be expected to assist program coordinators in invasive plant surveys and mapping, outreach and education events, inspections and site visits, and overall organization and coordination between NDA Noxious Weed Program and partnering agencies.

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Add comment February 26th, 2014

Entomology Internshipt Opportunity at NV Department of AG

Nevada Department of Agriculture

Entomology Intern: Plant Industry

Interns would be trained to do the following tasks:

  • Identify basic groups of insects to assist in sorting samples.
  • Proper mounting, labeling and filing of insect specimens and possibly plant samples.
  • Insect specimen label and identification data entry.
  • Assisting in preparing and placing traps and surveying  for invasive insect species.
  • General laboratory work.
  • Basic knowledge in biology needed.
  • Ability to work around insects, spiders etc.
  • I would prefer blocks of time be a minimum of 3 hrs.

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Add comment February 26th, 2014

Opportunity for Primarily Undergraduate Research Faculty and Students in Earth and Environmental Science

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 14, 2014 

The Western Consortium Watershed Analysis, Visualization and Exploration (WC-WAVE) project is a collaborative effort of the Idaho, New Mexico and Nevada NSF EPSCoR Programs. Its overarching goal is to advance watershed science, workforce development, and education with cyberinfrastructure (CI)-enabled discovery and innovation.

The Undergraduate Visualization and Modeling Network (UVMN) will provide professional development for instructors (faculty) and students from Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUI) in the three consortium states. The UVMN provides an opportunity to engage diverse students in undergraduate research and CI-enabled education.

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Add comment January 31st, 2014

Spring Semester Solicitations!

  • NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU)
    Academy for the Environment and Great Basin Institute: “The Value of Snow”: Summer Research Experiences in Natural Resource Issues in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Region
    Deadline March 24, 2014 – stipend of $4,750, plus housing on campus

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Add comment January 27th, 2014

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