Calling all minority science students! An opportunity is available for those
interested in marine and environmental sciences to participate in the
NSF-funded Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Program,
a 12-week paid summer internship at the South Carolina Department of Natural
Resources in Charleston, South Carolina USA.
In 2015, this 12-week paid summer internship will be from May 18th to August
7th 2015, with the grant covering the costs of return travel to and from
Charleston, dormitory housing with the College of Charleston, a $4,500
stipend and any associated individual intern research project costs (up to
$500 per student). Each intern will receiving expert training in the key
professional skills needed to pursue graduate school and/or a career in the
marine and environmental science disciplines, design and complete an
individual research project under the guidance of their mentor(s), and will
present their findings to their peers and the Fort Johnson research
community at the end of the program in a one-day colloquium setting.
If you are interested, act now. The deadline for applications is March 13th. This is a fantastic opportunity, please don’t miss out!