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Research Traineeship on Climate Resilience

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Auburn University is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program on Climate Resilience in the Southeast.

Candidates need to be accepted to the Auburn University Graduate program before participating in the NRT program.

·Desiring to possess the skills needed to succeed in an array of scientific careers? ·Currently conducting research relating to climate change or community resilience to weather hazards?·Wanting to be recognized as a prestigious NSF Trainee, funded or non-funded?·Interested in conducting an internship with stakeholders that need their help?·Interested in producing science that can be used by stakeholders to increase communities’ resilience to climate change?·Looking to engage with interdisciplinary research in a transformative graduate program?

Funded Trainees receive a $34,000 stipend per year for up to 2 years, qualify for the Auburn graduate out-of-state tuition and instate-tuition waivers and set amount of semesterly student fees are paid. Funded Trainees must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

This NRT program's goal is to train the next generation of scientists and leaders who can help build resilient communities that are prepared for, can effectively respond to, and quickly recover from damaging hazard events in the southeastern United States. MS and PhD students will conduct research within an integrated and multidisciplinary framework with the aim to better understand, predict, and communicate the resilience of natural, social and built environmental systems.

NRT Trainees will be required to complete coursework (15 hrs./PhD or 9 hrs./Masters), attend workshops, participate in a 5 day immersion experience, complete program evaluations, bi-monthly project meetings, public outreach events, an internship, an annual conference.

Participating Institution(s):
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Auburn University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
STEM Fields

Agricultural Ecology
Applied Statistics
Climate Change
Climate Modeling
Climate Prediction
Hazard Mitigation

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 2/17/2023
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