Eco-Informatics Summer Institute (EISI) summer internship


Eco-Informatics Summer Institute, Oregon


United States


Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Eco-Informatics Summer Institute (EISI) will be held at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest in the beautiful Oregon Cascade mountains.

WHO: Undergraduate students from all over the US majoring in math, computer science, statistics, biology, ecology, and environmental sciences

WHAT: Summer institute experience, stipend, and housing provided.

WHEN: June 15-August 21, 2015.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2015.

WHERE:   HJ Andrews Experimental Forest on the McKenzie River and at OSU in Corvallis, OR.

Eco-Informatics integrates mathematics, computer science, and statistics, with biology, ecology, natural resources, and ecological engineering to understand and manage ecosystems.  Join interdisciplinary teams studying a variety of ecological science and engineering problems in the Oregon Cascade mountains.  Through a ten-week summer program, the EISI provides an exciting interdisciplinary research experience.  Through the integration of research and education, effective mentoring, and hands-on experiences at the HJ Andrews, participants will gain: 

1. Valuable research experience in Eco-Informatics and in their own disciplines.

2. The foundation and opportunities to develop and seek support for their own graduate program, including a peer-reviewed research proposal.

3. The training to become outstanding interdisciplinary scientists and effective contributors to the science and management of ecosystems.

Participants will receive:

1. A total stipend of $5,000.

2. Free lodging at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest and on the OSU campus

3. The opportunity to attend the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco, CA in December of 2016 (Awarded to the most outstanding research team as chosen by the EISI faculty mentors)

4. The opportunity for down time and group activities.

If you have any questions, please e-mail