Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant announces the following positions for the 2013 Summer Student Internship Program. Successful applicants will spend 12 weeks working closely with a Sea Grant specialist on issues affecting the Great Lakes. Internships include research, communications and outreach components. Applicants will also have the opportunity to participate in activities outside of their specific internship duties. The full PDF announcement with position descriptions and qualifications is available for distribution.
For 2013, internships are available in the following areas:
Interns will be paid $10-$12/hour for 37.5 hours per week. Interns will be student employees of Purdue University except where noted. Some travel and/or weekend work may be expected. Interns are responsible for the cost of housing plus transportation to and from their work place. Work-related travel will be funded by the Sea Grant host. Applications packets are due on March 11, 2013. Successful applications will be notified of their acceptance by early April 2013. Internships are expected to start May 14, 2013 and end August 2, 2013.
Undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a U.S. institution of higher learning and have graduated on or after December 2012.
Applicants should be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or have an active F-1 visa.
Internship start dates are flexible depending on the applicant’s summer schedule.
Send all application materials via email to Angela Archer, firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 11, 2013. Include Internship Opportunity” in the subject line. All questions should be directed to Ms. Archer via email or 765-496-3722. .
For your application, save the following documents as a single PDF file:
Curriculum vitae detailing education and work experiences (2 pages maximum)
Goal statement emphasizing your interest in the Great Lakes and how partnership in this program will further your career goals. (500 words or less).
Ranked preference of the seven internship possibilities
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
University of Illinois
1101 W. Peabody Drive
350 National Soybean Research Center, MC-635
Urbana, IL 61801
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