First-Year Research in Earth Sciences: Dunes - Mentor Application

Use this form to apply for a position as a Research Mentor for the First-Year Research in Earth Sciences (FYRES): Dunes project at Calvin College in Fall 2014. Before you apply, please read about the FYRES project and what is expected of FYRES Research Mentors at www.calvin.edu/go/fyres/ . You may also want to read through the questions on this application so that you know what material to have on hand when you fill out the form.

The early application deadline is Monday, 3 March 2014. Applications will continue to be accepted after this deadline. The post-deadline applications will be considered if not all positions are filled after early applicants are considered. If you are interested in being a FYRES Research Mentor, it is in your best interest to complete an application before the deadline.

An applicant may also ask for expedited review if the applicant needs to make decisions about other opportunities. To ask for expedited review, send an email to Deanna van Dijk (dvandijk@calvin.edu).

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    Application Checklist

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    About You

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    Outdoor activities
    Hiking
    Using or making maps
    Using GPS
    Orienteering or geocaching
    Collecting rocks
    Photographing nature
    Pleasant weather
    Storms/interesting weather
    Visiting national parks
    Traveling
    Science
    Classroom learning
    Hands-on learning
    Using your learning in real-life settings
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    Recommender Information

    Select a faculty member (or employer) who knows you and can comment on your interests and abilities with respect to being a FYRES mentor. As a professional courtesy, you should ask the person if you can list them as being willing to provide a recommendation for you. Your recommender will be contacted directly if a recommendation is needed.
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