Mystic Aquarium



Spend your summer doing research on how global change (e.g. pollution, climate change) affects
marine organisms and their ecosystems!
Our Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers a unique collaboration between the
renowned Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT and the University of Connecticut, Avery Point located on
Long Island Sound.

• Access to both Mystic Aquarium and UConn’s resources and expertise
• Training in cutting-edge marine research (both field and laboratory opportunities)
Professional development such as training in science communication, data analysis, ethics, etc.
• Job shadows at Mystic Aquarium
One-on-one mentoring with experts in Marine Science Exploration of career opportunities
Monthly stipend, room and board, travel expenses

For more information or to apply visit

Supported by the National Science Foundation Division of Biological Infrastructure in the
for Biological Sciences and the Division of Ocean Sciences in the Directorate for Geosciences