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[Arabidopsis] Boyce Thompson Institute- Summer Intern Program in Plant Genome Research

BTI Education and Outreach Programs via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by pgrp-outreach from cornell.edu)
Wed Dec 24 09:17:56 EST 2014


Good Morning,

BTI is currently accepting applications for the REU Summer Intern Program.  Please see information and links below for details.  Please help up spread the word to undergraduate students that may be a good fit for this program.

BTI Summer Internships Website Application page- BTI REU Internship- Apply for an Internship<http://bti.cornell.edu/education/internships/apply>

Please view the REU BTI Intern Poster<http://bti.cornell.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/BTI_INTERN_poster2015_FINAL_sm.pdf>

Full details below:

BTI Summer Internships

Employer                                Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
Positions                                 Plant Genome Research, Bioinformatics, and Bioenergy Education Internships
Application Deadline              Friday, February 6, 2015
Website                                   http://bti.cornell.edu/Internships
Location                                  Cornell University, Ithaca NY

The Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University offers summer internships to enrolled undergraduate and local high school students interested in biological research. Our internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain research experience and explore if a scientific career is right for you. Currently we have positions in two areas: Plant Genome Research and Bioinformatics.

Applications for 2015 are now being accepted.


All interns will have the opportunity to:

·      Work closely with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and scientists on a supervised independent project within the framework of the mentor's research program

·      Attend weekly plant science seminars with scientists from BTI, Cornell University and the USDA

·      Learn about graduate school, scientific careers, research ethics, and work in an international environment

·      Present research to the other students, scientists, and mentors at our Annual Student Symposium

Duration:  Undergraduate interns June 1, 2015 -August 7, 2015
High School Interns June 29, 2015-August 7, 2015

Interns Receive:

Work experience in an international community of scientists who come together in research to protect the environment, enhance human health, and improve agriculture around the world.

Housing:  Undergraduate interns will receive group housing on Cornell campus. (Housing is not provided for high school interns.)

Stipend:  Selected undergraduates 18 years and older receive group housing on Cornell campus, a meal allowance, travel subsidy and up to $5,250 stipend over 10 weeks.  High school interns receive up to $3,050 stipend over 6-weeks.

Eligibility:  Students must be either US citizens or permanent US residents (green card holder). Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled in a college/university. For the undergraduate internship, you must be at least 18 at time of internship. For the high school internship, students must be at least 16 at time of internship. (Housing is not provided for high school students and students must provide their own transportation to and from BTI each day.)

Who should apply:
Enrolled undergraduate and local high school students interested in:

·      Biology

·      Biochemistry

·      Biological Engineering

·      Bioinformatics and Computer Science

·      Science Education
Underrepresented minority students, first generation college students and students from two and four year colleges are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply:  More information and application materials are available on the website http://bti.cornell.edu/Internships.

Application Requirements:  Online Application, Copy of Official Transcript, Two Letters of Recommendation

Deadline:  All application materials are due no later than Friday, February 6, 2015

Contact Information:
Name   Tiffany Fleming
Phone  607-254-6732
Email   pgrp-outreach from cornell.edu<mailto:pgrp-outreach from cornell.edu>

NSF REU program award # 1358843

Enjoy the holiday season!

Many Thanks,
--
Nicole Waters Fisher
Education Programs Coordinator
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
533 Tower Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Phone: (607) 254-1202
Fax: (607) 254-6779
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