Summer Bridge Program


Program Dates

June 19 - August 11, 2017 (please note that the start and end dates might change depending on which campus you select for internship)

Exciting Research Areas

  • Coastal Resilience
  • Atmospheric Hazards
  • Water Prediction
  • Ecosystem Services

- Learn about the Center's Research.

- See FLYER for the summer bridge program


The internships are offered at following NOAA CREST locations:

  • The City College of City University of New York, NY
  • Hampton University, VA
  • San Diego State University, CA
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
  • University of Texas, El Paso, TX

Program Benefits

  • 8 weeks of research experience
  • Learn about NOAA missions related STEM fields (Science, Social Science and Engineering)
  • Hands-on research guided by faculty mentors and graduate students
  • Graduate school advising
  • Special seminars, professional preparation and training for freshmen and sophomores on how to submit a successful application package for NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship Programs http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/epp-msi/undergraduate-scholarship
  • Special seminars, speakers, lab tours, and field trips
  • $4,000 summer internship stipend on successful completion of the 8 weeks internship


  • Must be a United States citizen. International students or permanent residents are NOT eligible for this opportunity.
  • Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating seniors enrolled in four year colleges and universities in the United States
  • Incoming Seniors transferring to senior colleges are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Engineering and Earth and Physical Science majors
  • 3.0 grade point average or higher
  • No prior research experience is required
  • Students who are first in their family to go to college, come from low-income backgrounds, are from underserved communities, and/or are women and/or veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Application for the 2017 Program – click here
  • We are currently accepting application. The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Questions can be addressed to:

Dr. Nancy Dungan, CREST Education Coordinator, noaacrest@ccny.cuny.edu or

Ms. Olga Joseph, CREST Communications & Outreach Manager, ojoseph@ccny.cuny.edu

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