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Summer Research: Misc

Environmental

  • There are 650 internship listings on the Environmental Careers Organization web page.
  • The Merck Family fund has environmentally-related internships.  Visit Slavin 105 or check Career Services'  web site for more information.
  • Save the Bay has environmentally-related internships.  Visit Slavin 105 or check Career Services' web site for more information.

Science Journalism

  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science has a Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program which allows science students to work as reporters, researchers and production assistants with science journalists as their mentors.  The purpose of the program is to increase public understanding of science and technology issues.  Application deadline is Jan. 15, and applicants will be notified by April 1.  Applicants should be willing to accept assignments anywhere in the United States for a ten week period during the summer.

Overseas Opportunities

  • Syracuse University and the NSF sponsor a research program in Austria at the University of Technology in Graz for chemistry majors completing their junior year who have prior research experience. Projects available in all areas of chemistry. Each participant receives a $3200 stipend, housing, and travel. A two day conference in Graz helps to prepare participants for the experience. A two-day capstone conference is held in Syracuse in October; travel expenses are provided. Deadline is 15 February.
  • The American Chemical Society has a list of international REU opportunities on its web site.
  • The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the world's leading institutions. There are opportunities in the United States and overseas. Each host institution has its own application process, so choose the institutions you are interested in and apply directly. Deadlines vary with the institution, but are typically in early February.
  • New York University has a "Science in London" program in which students take courses toward their degree program at a university in London.  Students can take courses in calculus, general physics I and II, linear algebra, organic chemistry I and II, principles of biology I and II and theory of probability. Students earn NYU credit for courses taken.  Visit the NYU Office of Global Programs for more information, and for additional sites around the world other than London.

Students with Special Needs

  • The East Regional Alliance provides support for students with disabilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics OR for disabilities-related research in technology or educations. Stipends are available for both students at faculty. Open to students attending institutions of higher learning in ME, NH, VT, MA and RI.
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