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Summer Systematics Institute and Biological Illustration internshipsLocation: San Francisco, California
Agency: California Academy of Sciences
Due Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Since 1995, the California Academy of Sciences Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) with support from NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) initiative and the Academy's Robert T. Wallace endowment has addressed critical issues such as world-wide threats to biodiversity, the origins and diversification of life, phylogenetic systematics and evolutionary biology, which have become critical components of undergraduate education. SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. This world renowned venue continues to offer undergraduates important insights into the contributions that museum-based research can make to issues facing society today. The program accommodates up to ten undergraduate students. This internship is made possible by the National Science Foundation and a generous gift from the Robert T. Wallace Endowment for undergraduate research experiences. One internship in Biological Illustration is integrated with the SSI program.
Contact InformationPhone: 415-379-8000
Web Site: http://www.calacademy.org/summer-systematics-institute