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We offer programs for students, faculty and community members who want to join in our work.

Student Research

  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    The Undergraduate Research Fellowship is a chance for students to get firsthand research experience working with faculty and graduate students on topics related to the CREST CAChE program. Accepted students are paid to work in CREST laboratories where they will gain valuable skills and experience. Students will work 10-20 hours per week, depending on projects and their schedule. Interested students are able to apply during both Fall and Spring semesters.

    Learn how to apply

  • Graduate Student Fellowships

    Faculty select student fellows whose interests and background match overall program objectives. Support is available to graduate students across multiple departments, including Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environment, Computer Sciences, Public Health, Engineering and Architecture. In addition, we have a graduate fellowship available to work with the STEM Transformation Institute on our education and training components.

    Learn how to apply

  • Coastal Ecosystems Research Experience for Undergraduates

    The Coastal Ecosystems Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site program is a 10-week paid research fellowship located on the campuses of Florida International University. The research theme of the REU site is the ecology of coastal ecosystems across gradients of human impact. Specifically, our research looks at coastal ecosystems ecology, environmental aquatic chemistry, and the connections among the Everglades wetlands, coastal mangrove forests, seagrass beds and shallow water coral reefs. 

    Learn more about the Coastal Ecosystems REU

  • ForEverglades Scholarship

    The Institute of Environment and the Everglades Foundation are providing scholarships to full-time FIU graduate students pursuing Everglades restoration-related research. FIU ForEverglades scholarships provide up to $25,000/year for stipends, tuition fees, travel and other research-related expenses. 

    Learn more about the ForEverglades Scholarship

  • Tropical Conservation Internship

    Every semester, ten outstanding undergraduate students are chosen to participate in multiple research and hands-on training internship opportunities offered at FIU and partner organizations. 

    Learn more about the Tropical Conservation Internship

  • Professional/Career Development

    Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop

    • Improve competitiveness in writing proposals
    • Enhance general writing expertise

    Career Skills Workshop

    • Prepare for successful job search
    • Develop clear understanding of career options
    • Improve resume/CV writing and interviewing skills

More Opportunities

Visit the Institute of Environment's Opportunities section for more.