Robert T. Wallace Undergraduate Research Internship

Anne Marie Malley amalley at CAS.CALACADEMY.ORG
Mon Dec 15 15:51:07 CST 1997



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

For information about other Research intern programs, look
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