Summer Internships at Shoals Marine Laboratory

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS: Applicants must have completed a Shoals Marine Lab credit course in 2014 or earlier EXCEPT for the Project Puffin internship (#3) which does not require a prior Shoals course. College freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in all majors may apply. Cornell and UNH students receive preference for these internships. Engineering majors, please scroll down for Sustainable Engineering Internships!
ROOM, BOARD, and ROUND-TRIP TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM SHOALS: Provided for all interns.
QUESTIONS? Contact shoals-lab@cornell.edu or call (607) 255-3717

(1) Intertidal Ecology Internship on Appledore Island, Maine
NUMBER OF INTERNS = 4 (filled for summer 2014)
DATES: Monday, July 28 - Monday, August 11, 2014
STIPEND: $150/week (room and board included in the internship appointment)
PREREQUISITE: Any Shoals college-level course; candidates who have successfully completed BIOSM 3730/MEFB (ZOOL) 630, Biodiversity and Biology of Marine Invertebrates highly preferred.
PROJECT: The Shoals Intertidal Transect Project has been collecting biodiversity data in permanent intertidal transects of Appledore Island, Maine, since the 1980s. These transects yield data that are critical for ongoing studies of climate change and introduced species in the Gulf of Maine, as well as providing evidence on species site and abundance shifts. Interns will be collecting and identifying all species in their transects, and using the data collected to ask other ecological questions. This internship provides excellent training for future employment in marine biodiversity surveys.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 15, 2014
*All materials must be received by Shoals (shoals-lab@cornell.edu) by 5pm.

(2) Project Puffin Internship offered in cooperation with Audubon. Follow the link!
DATES
: May 26 - August 15, 2014
STIPEND: $262/week
APPLICATION: Contact rborzik@audubon.org (607) 257-7308 ext: 13
PREREQUISITE (no exceptions): For all Cornell students with a major in biology, ecology, natural resources or similar field of interest; sophomore-senior preferred.
Read about Project Puffin: A Crazy Idea to Bring Back Atlantic Puffins Is a Success.


FOR ENGINEERS IN 2014
Sustainable Engineering Internship
Follow the link!
For engineering majors entering junior or senior year during the fall 2014 semester, no prior experience at Shoals is required.
NUMBER OF INTERNS = 4 (filled for summer 2014)
DATES: Monday, June 16 - Monday, July 14, 2014
STIPEND: $500 for the term of the internship (room and board included in the internship appointment)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 17, 2014
*All materials must be received by Shoals (shoals-lab@cornell.edu) by 5pm.


AND DID YOU KNOW...? SML credit courses incorporate research into everyday lab and field work; design and carry out your very own research project in almost ALL of our courses. Stay tuned by checking out the student section of our website!

INTERNSHIP ALUMNI NEWS:
Cassie Stoddard, Dr. Julie Ellis's intern, is a Harvard Junior Fellow.
Grace Ha, Dr. Robin Hadlock Seeley's intern, was  a Fulbright Fellow; she studied harvest sustainability of traditional fisheries in Korea.
Matt Savoca, intern of Dr. David Bonter and Julie Ellis, received an NSF fellowship for graduate study at UC Davis.

If you have internship alumni news, please send it along to shoals-lab@cornell.edu

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