We are delighted to open up for applications for the 2021 USDA-NIFA-REEU funded internship for undergraduate students.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is unresolved. It will be continually monitored to determine whether the internship will be offered, offered in its intended structure, or offered in a modified form. We will provide updates by e-mail and on this website.

Application instructions

In the first part of the application, applicants will be required to provide contact information, personal demographic information, education history, contact information for three personal references, and emergency contact information.

In the second part, applicants will be required to upload a ≤ 1-page (12-point font, 1-inch margins, single space) PDF that succinctly answers the following three questions:

  1. What is your background/life history (≤ 300 words)?
  2. What are your long-term career goals (≤ 200 words)?
  3. How does participating in this summer program and/or learning to work with big data help address your career goals (≤ 300 words)?

We recommend that you carefully develop the narrative. Examples are provided.

  • The file must be named: BigData_lastname_firstname.pdf
  • Only PDF files are accepted

Online Application Form

Application form

Applications are due by Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5pm PST.