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interns CMMAP Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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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.

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

What have our past interns done?
Check out the experiences our past interns have had below!

Meet our summer 2014 interns!

Sara Callahan
Hometown: Chicago, IL
University: Harold Washington College
Major: Chemistry
Year: Sophomore
Research interests: Atmospheric chemistry, and life cycle of pollutants
Hobbies: Cycling, taxidermy, painting

Michael Cheeseman
Hometown: Mebane, NC
University: Appalachian State University
Major: Environmental Science
Year: Senior
Research interests: Earth systems science, atmospheric physics and dynamics, geophysics, computational modeling
Hobbies: Soccer, swing dance, crossfit, jiu jitsu, rafting

Bryce Currey
Hometown: Truckee, CA
University: Loyola Marymount University
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Sophomore
Research interests: Climate and climate change
Hobbies: Cycling, climbing, backpacking, slacklining, swimming, snowboarding

Lauren Deanes
Hometown: Chanhassen, MN
University: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Year: Sophomore
Research interests: Atmospheric chemistry, radar meteorology, climate
Hobbies: Singing, dancing, running

Michael DiRosa
Hometown: Briarcliff Manor, NY
University: Bard College
Major: Physics and Studio Art
Year: Junior
Research interests: Thermodynamics of the atmosphere, Asian Monsoon
Hobbies: Painting, cross country running, cooking, reading, traveling, and writing

Renee Duff
Hometown: Hampstead, MD
University: Millersville University
Major: Meteorology with a Mathematics minor
Year: Senior
Research interests: Snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, and weather radar
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, exercising, watching football and baseball, and exploring local restaurants and parks

Franchesca Espinosa
Hometown: Miami, FL
University: Florida International University
Major: Mathematics
Year: Junior
Research interests: Tropical meteorology
Hobbies: Reading, drawing, spending time with family

Andrea Jenney
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
University: University of Miami
Major: Meteorology & Mathematics
Year: Junior
Research interests: Cloud microphysical processes, climate change, role of clouds in climate
Hobbies: Yoga, anything beach and/or ocean related, hiking and spending time outside, going to concerts and music festivals

Brian Matilla
Hometown: Hialeah, FL
University: Florida International University
Major: Atmospheric Science
Year: Junior
Research interests: Orographic convection; tropical meteorology; mesoscale convective systems; severe weather
Hobbies: Playing sports, watching NASCAR and Formula 1, sky-watching, traveling

Jessica Ng
Hometown: Martinez, CA
University: Scripps College
Major: Physics
Year: Junior
Research interests: Everything related to climate! paleoclimate, atmospheric dynamics, clouds, modeling, reconstructions, projections, ice, policy, education, mitigation
Hobbies: Hiking, playing the violin, cooking, dancing West Coast Swing and other social dances

Rachel Severson
Hometown: Denver, CO
University: Colorado College
Major: Environmental Science, Chemistry Concentration
Year: Junior
Research interests: Climate modeling, human impacts, environmental policy
Hobbies: Tennis, skiing

Julia Shates
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
University: University of California-Irvine
Major: Earth System Science, Spanish
Year: Junior
Research interests: Climate modeling, atmosphere dynamics, climate oscillations/modes, global atmospheric energy transport
Hobbies: Ultimate frisbee, reading, hiking, kayaking

What have our past interns done?

Got a question? Contact Melissa, our internship specialist!

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