MPL Internship Program 2015


The Marine Physical Laboratory at the world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography is seeking inquisitive and motivated undergraduate students with an exceptional aptitude for quantitative science with majors in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology.

Undergraduate college students who are contemplating a career in scientific research and development are strongly encouraged to apply for a summer research internship in marine science and technology. This ten-week summer internship program offers qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary.

In addition to their research, students will attend weekly seminars given by members of our faculty and scientific staff.


Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants must be in their first, second, or third year of undergraduate status (senior year undergrads are ineligible). 


Applications will be accepted online from December 19, 2014 February 27, 2015. Please follow the link and complete the steps outlined to submit your application. Decisions will be emailed to applicants no later than March 31, 2015.

Required documents:

1. Resume
2. Personal statement of interest, including anticipated date of graduation

3. Academic Records/Unofficial Transcript
4. Two letters of recommendation from current/recent professors



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