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interns CMMAP Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

See what our past interns have done!

Overview of the program
CMMAP offers paid summer undergraduate research internships at Colorado State University. Interns participate in a 10 week program from June through early August. This is an exciting research opportunity in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. Join world-class atmospheric scientists investigating the science of clouds, climate and climate change, weather, and modeling. During our program interns have the opportunity to attend scientific seminars, visit National Scientific Laboratories, and participate in a variety of professional development training.

The application deadline for 2015 has passed. The process for 2016 summer applicants will begin in late 2015.

For more information, contact:
Melissa Burt, Education and Diversity Manager

Meet our summer 2015 interns!

intern Zainab Ali
Hometown: Greensboro, NC
University: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Major: Meteorology
Year: Junior
Research Interests: Cloud and storm dynamics, weather systems and patterns, and climate change
Hobbies: Soccer, photography, and learning new languages

intern Justin Baldizón
Hometown: Miami, FL
University: Florida International University
Major: Atmospheric Science
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Tropical cyclones
Hobbies: Watching documentaries on netflix, looking at and reading about the weather and video games to relax the mind

intern Rachel Cucinotta
Hometown: Mount Laurel, NJ
University: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Major: Meteorology
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Atmospheric chemistry, severe weather, cloud dynamics, radar and synoptic meteorology
Hobbies: Hiking, yoga, spending time with friends and traveling

intern Radha Dutta
Hometown: Worcester, MA
University: University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Major: Mathematics
Year: Junior
Research Interests: Atmospheric dynamics, climate modeling, fluid dynamics
Hobbies: Playing the guitar, creating stuff with photoshop, programming, spending time with others

intern Ryan Gonzalez
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
University: Texas A&M University
Major: Atmospheric Science
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Mesoscale meteorology, severe weather, and climate change
Hobbies: Playing soccer, kiteboarding, and spending time outdoors

intern Makoto Kelp
Hometown: Bellevue, WA
University: Reed College
Major: Chemistry
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Field work and modeling of aerosol dynamics, modeling health effects of pollutants, atmospheric kinetics, and instrumentation
Hobbies: Jazz trombone, hiking, and art appreciation

intern Kyle Nardi
Hometown: Chester Springs, PA
University: Temple University
Major: Applied Mathematics
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Numerical modeling, mesoscale atmospheric processes, regional climate phenomena
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, birdwatching, reading, watching baseball, football, and professional wrestling

intern Katie Rocci
Hometown: Newmarket, NH
University: University New Hampshire
Major: Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences
Year: Junior
Research Interests: Effects of climate change on biogeochemical cycles, in particular the carbon cycle, in mountainous and/or arctic regions
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, playing soccer, reading, and watching TV, namely Amazing Race, Pretty Little Liars, and Once Upon a Time

intern Emily Rosenthal
Hometown: Herndon, VA
University: Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Major: Meteorology
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Satellite meteorology, severe storms, climate change
Hobbies: Spectator sports, volleyball, outdoor activities, travel

intern Rachel Sussman
Hometown: Claremont, CA
University: Colorado College
Major: Environmental Science
Year: Senior
Research Interests: Carbon cycling in marine and arctic systems
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, admiring dogs from afar

What have our past interns done?

Got a question? Contact Melissa, our internship specialist!

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