Teen Science Scholars

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  • Jun 4 - Aug 15 Date
  • +$0.00 Price
  • Denver, CO Location
  • Mar 13 Deadline

TEEN SCIENCE SCHOLARS complete hands-on summer internships with research and collections staff at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. In 2018, internships will be available in anthropology, arachnology, archaeology, earth science, education collections, health science, ornithology, photography, and zoology and botany collections. Teen Science Scholar interns receive a $500 monthly stipend, bus passes, and Museum cafeteria vouchers to offset cost of living expenses during the term of their internship.

• Must be going into junior or senior year of high school in the Fall of 2018
• Must be available June – August 2018
• Must have an interest in learning more about research and/or collections
• Teens who come from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. (e.g. Hispanic, Latinx, African American, Native American, and individuals who will be the first generation in their family to complete a four-year college degree)

• Deadline is Wednesday, March 14, 2018
• Applicants should allow one to two hours to complete the application
• Applicants should be prepared to answer several essay questions, and provide information about their availability during the summer, motivation for wanting to complete the internship, and contact details for two people who can serve as references. References should be individuals who are not related to the applicant, and who can speak about their interest and need for this internship
• Applicants will not be able to edit their application once it has been submitted. Please read through it for accuracy before submitting
• Application found at http://www.dmns.org/about-us/jobs-and-internships/internships/teen-science-scholars/

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