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Natural History Research Experiences

Location: Washington DC
Agency: The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Due Date: February 15, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 5,500.00
Description: The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution offers the NHRE summer internships pair undergraduates with museum scientists to complete a research project in Anthropology, Botany, Entomology, Invertebrate Zoology, Mineral Science, Paleobiology, or Vertebrate Zoology. Although the majority of time during the internship is spent working on the research project, there are additional events including lectures, tours of museum collections, and other activities related to natural history research. The program runs for 10 weeks, May 26 through July 31, 2015. Participating students will receive a stipend of $5,500 and be provided with housing in a dormitory at George Washington University. Travel allowance is also available. To apply students will need to identify a field of interest and/or specific individuals with whom they are interested in working. Information about research areas and staff directories can be found through the department websites. Also, complete de application form and letter of recommendation.


Contact Information
Contact: Virginia Power
Phone: 202-633-1055
Email: NHRE@si.edu
Web Site: http://www.mnh.si.edu/NHRE/index.htm


Keywords
Biology, Botany, Evolution, Plant Biology, Zoology