<p>As an International Student from Singapore going to study Geology/GeoPhysics in the US, are there any well-known or specially-tailored programs that allow International Students to get undergraduate research opportunities or REUs/Internship?</p>
<p>Looking to go to University of Oregon or University of Washington in Summer 2013. </p>
<p>I have gone through a handful of Undergraduate Research Opportunities : </p>
<p>Keck Geology Consortium - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its possessions is a requirement for eligibility</p>
<p>NSF - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or its possessions is a requirement for eligibility</p>
<p>I understand that there are legal restrictions that prevent the employment of International Students but I would hope there would be at least some programs that allow International Students to be part of it.</p>
<p>Having looked around, it seems that International students can get Reseaerch Opportunities/Internships if they are willing to go unpaid or have the college willing to pay for them directly. The REUs/Internships do not necessarily have to come from the college itself; other colleges or even external organizations are possible as well.</p>
<p>Has anyone had experience with this issue?
Any fellow international students who have gotten REUs/Internships for their undergrad years able to share how they got it as well as how I should start looking for
REUs/Internships in college or even before entering college?
Are they any other ways to get these valuable REUs/Internships?</p>
<p>This is specifically for Geology/GeoPhysics REUs/Internships as its what I'm interested in. Though any Geology/GeoPhysics-related REUs/internships are viable as well.</p>