Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EH REP)
at the University of Washington Seattle

The Environmental Health Research Experience Program (EHREP) is a funded nine week, summer experience for undergraduates with interest in an interdisciplinary field that uses the tools of science to solve human health problems related to the environment. EHREP provides students with hands on experience in laboratories of leading researchers, introduces them to key environmental and occupational health issues while offering research exposure that will help them become competitive for graduate school. Students will work full-time under the supervision of a faculty mentor and will receive a stipend of $5,200.

Students underrepresented in the sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. The deadline for student applications is February 15, 2011.

Program poster: http://depts.washington.edu/ehug/documents/EHREPflier.pdf
Program website: www.ehrep.washington.edu

EH REP is made possible by a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

Environmental and occupational health is the study of human health in the environment. The field concerns itself with maintaining a safe supply of food and drinking water; discovering the mechanisms of environmentally related diseases; treating and disposing of solid and toxic wastes; reducing air, water, food, and noise pollution; and controlling workplace hazards.