Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship Program in Environmental Studies

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Summer
   

Duration: 

12-16 weeks, specific dates to be arranged between the supervisor and student
   

Location: 

Edgewater, MD
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Program offers interns hands-on experience conducting ecological research with SERC's scientists. Interns conduct independent projects as well. At the end of the program, interns give a formal seminar on their research to the SERC science community. The program enables students to work on specific projects under the direction of the Center's professional staff and is tailored to provide the maximum educational benefit to each participant. Subject matter of the projects includes terrestrial and estuarine environmental research within the disciplines of mathematics, chemistry, physics, microbiology, botany, and zoology.
   

Benefits: 

$500/Week Stipend, limited on-site housing for $105/week

   

Major(s): 

Developmental & Cell Biology
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Ecology

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Internship Coordinator
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
P.O. Box 28, 647 Contees Wharf Road
Edgewater, MD 21037-0028
Phone: (443) 482-2217     Fax: (443) 482-2380
Email: SERCintern@si.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.serc.si.edu/pro_training/internships/internships.aspx
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