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The objective of this 10 week summer research program is to engage a diverse group of undergraduate students in first-class research projects in the theme area of Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity (ASSETs to Serve Humanity) at Clarkson University. Participants will gain professional experience, valuable mentorship, and graduate school preparation in a positive research environment. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation through their Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.

Specific program objectives are:

  • to provide students with diverse backgrounds with the opportunity to conduct independent research (Resume builder)
  • to expose students to the process of conducting significant research
  • to demonstrate the significance of research to solve environmental problems
  • to expose students to the importance of graduate education leading to successful careers in applied and basic research

Benefits to you:

  • increase your environmental knowledge
  • be involved in planning and execution of environmental research projects
  • be exposed to many different aspects of environmental research
  • communicate your research to your peers
  • use state-of-the-art analytical equipment
  • be exposed to new ideas - socially, academically
  • gain insight on the "necessity" of graduate education
  • receive room, board, travel allowance, and a stipend
  • spend the summer with other highly motivated undergraduate students surrounded by a lot of recreational opportunities
  • meet many new and interesting people


Conduct research that is meaningful to you.

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