George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program

Iowa State University

  • $0

  • June 18 2016

  • New dates coming soon

  • 11th - College senior

  • Yes

Description

About the George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program The George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program has been impacting and engaging the minds of high school and undergraduate student program participants for over 25 years. The internship program promotes _СТscience with practice_Сќ by exposing interns to research opportunities under the direction of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) research faculty members. The program seeks to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; champion the value of graduate education; and prepare and recruit the best and brightest for undergraduate and graduate education at ISU.л_ The internship program further seeks to bridge the gap between lack of access to technology/information and opportunities to engage in experiential learning in an effort to increase the participation of students of color in STEM fields. In addition to their research experience, interns participate in weekly educational seminars, and social and cultural activities. Projects/research activities vary based on the expertise of the faculty mentor to whom the intern is assigned.л_ Disciplines commonly providing opportunities are agricultural and biosystems engineering; agricultural education and studies; agronomy; animal science; biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology ecology, evolution and organismal biology; entomology; food science and human nutrition; genetics, development and cell biology; horticulture; natural resource ecology and management; plant pathology and microbiology; л_and sociology. Disciplines within the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Veterinary Medicine have also been represented in the program. The George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship program is open to ALL students. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. 8 week program running from June 4, 2016л_ - July 30, 2016. Undergraduate students are provided with room and board on campus, round-trip airfare, a meal plan, and a $3000 stipend.л_ Note: Graduating seniors are eligible to apply. All application materials must be post-marked by February 12, 2015. This program is not open to Iowa State University students. Undergraduate Application - Online Application Must be completed by Midnight on February 12 6 week program running from June 18, 2016 to July 30, 2016.л_ High students are provided with room and board on campus, a meal plan, and a stipend of $1,750.л_ High school interns are responsible for their own transportation to Iowa State University for the Summer Internship Program. Note: High school seniors, should apply for the high school program. All application materials must be post-marked by February 12, 2016 High School Application - Online Application Must be completed by Midnight on February 12 Interns are required to; complete a research project in coordination with their faculty mentor, prepare an abstract and written report, and present their work (oral or poster) at the Research Symposium at the end of the program. Each summer intern will also participate in weekly professional development and educational activities. Residence assistants are available evenings and weekends for support and program coordinators are in frequent contact with each intern.

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Opportunity Information

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Application Deadline

New dates coming soon

Location

Ames, Iowa

Starts

June 18 2016

Financial AID

Yes

Grade Levels

11th / 12th / College freshman / College sophomore / College junior / College senior

Last Updated on

June 27 2019

Opportunity Types


Important Dates

Start Date

June 18 2016

End Date

July 30 2016

Deadline Date

New dates coming soon


Session

No multiple sessions
Categories

Science, Health and Medicine

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