Application Requirements New Mexico INBRE Summer Experience (NISE)

Thanks for your interest in the New Mexico INBRE Summer Experience (NISE), a paid, intensive summer experience that specifically helps Promising Undergraduate students at NM-INBRE network institutions, at formative career stages.

PROGRAM DATES

Beginning no later than June 1, 2019 through the first week of August 2019. Additional days may be required by your institution.

ELIGIBILITY

Students must show proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status.

Full-time summer availability (not enrolled in summer coursework) 

SUMMARY OF THE APPLICATION
I. Personal details
II. Personal Statement
III. Agreement to Terms of Participation
IV. Copy of your academic transcript (official or unofficial)

 

APPLICATION DETAILS

Applications will be available via the website soon. If you plan to apply, you can begin to prepare the materials for your application which, at a minimum, include the following components:

  1. Personal details, including
  • Contact information and demographics 
  • Academic information such as matriculation or enrollment ID number, academic institution, class (eg, freshman, sophomore, etc.),
  • Previous research or scientific experience (if applicable),
  • Future education and career plans
  1. Personal Statement, which will be approximately one page that describes
  • Why you want to do research
  • How this research experience relates to your personal and professional goals
  • Any experiences that may qualify you to participate in such research
  • Any additional information that will help us evaluate your preparation and ability to succeed

Also, if you have encountered challenges that have affected your educational career, either positively or negatively, please let us know about those. Please discuss how your prior life experiences (in academia, professional, volunteer, etc) show your dedication to the pursuit of advanced degrees in the sciences.

  1. Agreement to Terms of Participation

In submitting your completed application you agree to:

  • Affirm that all information provided to the NISE Program is true and complete
  • Allow NISE to check your references, academic information, and/or background
  • Provide all requested information
  • Commit to full-time summer employment, free from coursework or additional employment obligation
  • Participate in all NISE educational and research activities to fulfill full-time summer employment obligation
  • Provide education and career progress information for a period of 5 years following NISE participation
  1. Academic transcript (official or unofficial)

 


Student Training at UNM

Graduate Research Intensive Training Programs

Undergraduate Research Intensive Training Programs

  • UPN: Undergraduate Pipeline Network
  • LTER: Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research Program
    National Science Foundation
  • IMSD: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development 
 

Student Training at NMSU 

Graduate Research Intensive Training Programs

  • MBRS-RISE : Minority Biomedical Research Support-Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement Program
    National Institutes of Health

Undergraduate Research Intensive Training Programs

  • BRIDGES to American Indian Students in Community Colleges Program 
    National Institutes of Health
  • NM AMP: New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation 
    National Science Foundation
  • MARC: Minority Access to Careers Program 
    National Institutes of Health

 

Student Training at ENMU

Undergraduate Research Training Programs

  • NM-AMP New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation 
    National Science Foundation
    Contact: 
    Regina Aragon
    Eastern New Mexico University
    (505) 562-2328
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Student Training at NMHU

Graduate Research Training Programs

  • BRIDGES to the Doctoral Degree (through UNM)
    Contact: 
    Mary Shaw
    Department of Biology
    New Mexico Highlands University
    Las Vegas, NM 87701
    Tel.: (505) 454-3407
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Undergraduate Research Training Programs

  • BRIDGES to the Baccalaureate Degree 
    Contact: 
    Dr. Linda LaGrange
    Department of Behavioral Sciences
    New Mexico Highlands University
    117 Hewett Hall
    Las Vegas, NM 87701
    Tel: (505) 454-3379
    Fax: (505) 454-3331
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Other Student Training in New Mexico

Below are more links about other summer research opportunities within New Mexico, but not associated with INBRE institutions.

 

Other Student Training Outside of New Mexico

These links are about other summer research opportunities not associated with INBRE institutions. Click on each link to learn more about the program and to download their applications.

Additionally, you can do a search on http://www.nsf.gov using "undergraduate summer research" for many more listings. Good luck!