Tropical Conservation Internships


The Tropical Conservation and Innovation Program at FIU is seeking 10 outstanding undergraduate FIU students to participate in multiple research and hands-on training internship opportunities offered at FIU and partnering organizations during Summer 2017. Qualified students should possess an interest in conservation of plants and/or animals, and have basic knowledge of ecological research principles and procedures. Students must be self-motivated and willing to assist in research and work related duties. Participants should enroll in a 0-3 credit internship course in your department and prepare a professional presentation upon project completion.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, resume/CV, and one letter of recommendation along with this application form. A $2000 Fellowship Award will be provided to recipients in increments throughout the internship period.

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Please note for sponsored fellowship you will need to dedicate at least 12 hours per week on project (some time may be spent off-site).

Due date: April 5, 2017 at 11:59 pm. All materials sent to with subject line: Summer 2017 Tropical Conservation Internship. Interns will be notified in mid April if they are selected.

This opportunity is made possible by the generous support from the Fernandez Pave The Way Foundation