Women in Science Undergraduate Internship
Program information: The Field Museum Women in Science Undergraduate Internship is a 4-week long internship from July 1, 2013 – Aug 1 2013. Please be aware that this internship is full-time, 5 days per week, 8:30am to 4:30pm (unless otherwise arranged with the supervisor). Applicants must be a Chicagoland or Northwest Indiana resident.
2013 Project Description: The Field Museum Women in Science Undergraduate Internship will be hosted in The Field Museum's insect collection, working with ants. The intern will be introduced to many aspects of insect collection management and will count and database specimens preserved in alcohol. They will have opportunities to learn about ant taxonomy and biodiversity and will work with a dedicated collection staff member to receive training in various aspects of collections-based research. An invitation will be extended to attend intern-specific events as well as tours of different departments at the Field Museum. Students who have an interest in natural history museums, biology/entomology, or collections are encouraged to apply and should be detail oriented and comfortable performing repetitive tasks.
- Download and complete the Application Form below for electronic submission.
- Submit your current resume for electronic submission.
- One letter of recommendation from a non-family member is required. This can be from a teacher, coach, employer or another adult in your life who can speak to your abilities, work ethic and/or creativity.
All applications are due May 10, 2013 and finalists will notified by May 17th
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