George Washington Carver Interns Sought
- Work with your mentor in the first week of the program to develop project goals and objectives.
- Spend a minimum of 40 hours a week on research projects and internship activities.
- Schedule regular meetings with your mentor at least once every other week.
- At the end of the program interns will be required to make an oral or poster presentation to present the final results of their research.
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George Washington Carver Internship Program
Research and Development Summer Intern Program at Dow AgroSciences
R&D internships are available in several chemistry, biology and computer science related disciplines, including (but not limited to) biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, plant breeding, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, surface chemistry, engineering (chemical, biomedical, material, or optical) and informatics (bio and chem). All R&D lab-based internships will be located at our global headquarters in Indianapolis, IN and field internships will be located at any one of our 15+ field/breeding stations located throughout the US. This is a paid internship (salary is based on year completed in school and any relevant experience), expecting 40 hour/week work schedules for 10-12 weeks during the summer months. Housing is significantly subsidized and provided to any student whose permanent address is greater than 45 miles from our site.
Please submit electronic resumes and cover letters via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com no later than February 6, 2009.
See the brochure! PDF
Pre-Service Teacher Laboratory Experience Program
This program places students in paid internships in Science, Math, and Engineering, and Technology with a variety of different faculty members at Iowa State University. Program participants have decided on a teaching career in one of these disciplines. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs. They also have the mentorship of a Master Teacher who is currently working in K-12 education as a teacher and is familiar with work in a research environment.
NEBRASKA - 2009 Summer Research Program
Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. A complete listing of programs and descriptions of the research projects available can be found on our Web site at http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/research.shtml and include:
Undergraduates receive first-hand exposure to research and to the experiences of graduate school. They work closely with faculty mentors and research teams of graduate students and other summer scholars. Students also have the opportunity to participate in meaningful social and professional development activities outside of the laboratory.
A full description of what a student can expect during the eight to ten week program and the program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses, and more can be found online.
Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply. Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review of applications begins Monday, February 16 and all application are due Monday, March 2.
Paid Land Stewardship Internship at Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation! Deadline is Feb 13, 2009
To apply for an INHF internship, please mail, e-mail or fax the following items to our office, using the addresses below. If you have questions, feel free to contact us. Note: All INHF interns must be college students (no graduates, though a graduate student is ok) who are attending an Iowa college and/or who graduated from an Iowa high school.
Cover letter which includes the following information:
a. Why you want this internship and what qualifies you for the job
b. Your estimated hours and availability
2. Resume which outlines your experience including relevant paid jobs, volunteer jobs and internships; educational highlights (may list key courses); related skills (computer programs, languages, etc.); honors and other highlights.
3. College transcript (official or unofficial version is fine, may also list current courses)
4. Two letters of recommendation (at least one must be by a faculty member in your major). The letters may be enclosed in your application packet or sent separately by the writer (by mail, fax or e-mail). Include reference contact information.
Laurie Fenimore, Internship Coordinator
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 444
Des Moines, IA 50309-2321
Phone: 515-288-1846, ext 11
Summer jobs at Detroit Lakes!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District (DLWMD) has opportunities for summer employment for students in biology related disciplines such as wildlife management, ecology, GIS, and environmental studies. Students will gain experience in wildlife management in the northern tallgrass prairie ecosystem.
See flyer for details!