Robert T. Wallace Undergraduate Research Internship
Anne Marie Malley
amalley at CAS.CALACADEMY.ORG
Mon Dec 15 15:51:07 CST 1997
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
ROBERT T. WALLACE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH INTERNSHIP
The California Academy of Sciences will offer the Robert T.
Wallace Undergraduate Research Internship for Summer 1998.
This 12 week internship matches a student with an Academy
scientist to work on a specific research project. Interns
will have the opportunity to learn about a specific group of
organisms, be involved in original scientific research and
appreciate the role of a natural history museum in research
and education. The research project may include laboratory
and field expedition components.
Eligibility: Junior and Senior level undergraduates
(graduating seniors are not eligible) who are U.S. citizens
with a B average or better and have demonstrated
participation in a wide range of campus activities.
Duration: Full-time (40 hours/week) for 12 weeks between
June and August; starting date may vary.
Stipend: $3000 for the internship period.
To Apply: Please send a statement of interest in working at
the Academy, the organisms and type of project you would
like to participate in, a letter of recommendation from a
science professor and one set of official transcripts. All
applications should be sent to:
Robert T. Wallace Research Internship
c/o Research Division
California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
Deadlines: Application materials must be received no later
than 13 March, 1998. Decisions will be mailed from the
Academy by 3 April, 1998.
More Information: Questions concerning the Wallace
Internship may be directed by telephone (415-750-7277), Fax
(415-750-7346) or email (ayingling at cas.calacademy.org).
For information about other Research intern programs, look
on the World Wide Web at: http://www.calacademy.org/research
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