Week of Dec. 6

NEON Undergraduate Internship Program
Are you looking for real-world experience in your chosen STEM-related field this summer? Consider a paid internship with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)! The eleven-week paid program includes housing and travel to/from beautiful Boulder, Colorado.  Read more about the NEON Undergraduate Internship Program  and see how you can gain the skills, experience and connections to build your career while you help us build the Observatory. Applications will be accepted Dec. 1, 2015 through Feb. 15, 2016. For further information, contact us at internships@neoninc.org. Learn more by visiting: http://www.neoninc.org/updates-events/update/calling-all-undergraduates-enrolled-stem-programs#sthash.Y1cmBbb8.dpuf

WAVE Fellows Program at Caltech
The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a ten week summer research project at Caltech. The program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women, first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged students and students with disabilities.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6,000 award for the ten week program. An additional $500 housing and travel supplement will be provided.

Application: Online applications are due January 7, 2016.

For more information, visit http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows

Caltech’s Amgen Scholars Program is geared toward students in biology, chemistry and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering and chemistry.

Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university in the U.S., and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $6,000 award, round-trip air transportation, campus housing and a food allowance.

Application: Online applications are due February 15, 2016.

For more information, please visit www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/amgen_scholars.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
The SURP is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session. The program runs from Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 12, 2016. Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate. For more information, view the website: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html.

Wolf Trap National Park
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas and sledding. If you are interested in learning about interning with Wolf Trap, read “Wolf Trap Interns: A day in the life”. Year-round internships are available.

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