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Natural History Research Experiences

Location: Washington DC
Agency: The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Due Date: January 24, 2018
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 6,000.00
Description: The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, hosts a world-class research staff and unparalleled scientific research collections. 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 National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is located on the National Mall in the heart of Washington DC. The program runs for 10 weeks starting the day after Memorial Day. Participating students will receive a stipend of $6,000 and be provided with housing in a dormitory at George Washington University. A relocation allowance may also be available.


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, Marine Sciences, Plant Biology, Zoology