Environmental Studies Mellon Research Internship — Feb. 19 deadline

thumbnailCAW6XNSLApplications are now available for the Environmental Studies Mellon Research Internship. You can obtain an application from our website (www.wesleyan.edu/environmentalstudies/ <http://www.wesleyan.edu/environmentalstudies/> ).

Internships are for a duration of 9 and a half weeks and carry a stipend of $3,900. The summer internship will run from May 26 – July 30, 2010, while the Fall internship would run the term of the semester.

Applications are due in the Environmental Studies Program Office (Exley Science Center, Room 331) on or before 19 February 2010. Internships are for either the Summer or Fall 2010. You must have 2 letters of recommendation submitted by that same date. One letter should be from your faculty mentor, the second from another member of the Wesleyan faculty. Awards will be announced by 5 March 2010.

The student application seeks two short letters of recommendation.  In addition to recommending the student, the faculty mentor must briefly (1-2 paragraphs) explain the project, its importance and relevance to her/his research program.  Letters of recommendation may either be sent to Ms. Marinelli through campus mail or by email (pdf preferred) to vmarinelli@wesleyan.edu.