CILER Summer Fellows

Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research Summer Fellows

This fellowship program provides students with an exciting opportunity to conduct research in the Great Lakes region under the mentorship of an individual scientist or professional. Summer fellowships are available in a broad range of fields including Aquatic Ecology, Communications, Outreach and Education, Maritime Archaeology, Data Analysis, Modeling, Marine Instrumentation, Fisheries, Oceanography, and Wetlands/GIS. Most fellows will be located at NOAA-GLERL in Ann Arbor, Michigan as guest students of the University of Michigan; a few fellows will be located at other sites, including the USGS Great Lakes Science Center (Ann Arbor, MI), the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (Ann Arbor, MI), the NOAA Lake Michigan Field Station (Muskegon, MI), and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (Alpena, MI).

Eligible Applicants
Preference is given to currently enrolled undergraduates or graduate students, although applications from recent graduates will also be considered. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $5,750 for the twelve-week fellowship.

How to Apply
See: Website

Application Deadline
February 29, 2012

Sponsored By
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) and Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the US Geological Survey’s Great Lakes Science Center, and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.


Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research
Christine McAllen
Business Administrator
(734) 763-3010