Institute at Brown for Environment and Society – Leadership Alliance Summer Internship at Brown University

14 January 2019

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) is launching its second year of the IBES-Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program. IBES is a leading interdisciplinary institute addressing the grandest environmental challenges facing 21st-century society, located at Brown University in Providence, RI.

Please feel free to share information about this program to *rising college juniors and seniors* in your department for this summer internship opportunity. We welcome students with an academic background in Environmental Science or Environmental Studies, from any Physical, Life, or Social Science discipline to apply.

*WHAT IS IT?*

This *fully paid* 9-week summer internship runs from June 2 – August 3, 2019, and includes a competitive stipend, housing, and travel. The program will pair advanced undergraduate interns studying Environmental Science or Studies with an IBES faculty mentor to receive one-on-one training in academic research. Examples of research projects are highlighted here.

*WHAT DOES THE EXPERIENCE INCLUDE?*

Students will work full-time on an individual research project and are expected to complete a research proposal and create a poster for presentation at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium. Students will also participate in weekly activities with other IBES-LA students, which include research seminars, professional development events, GRE preparation, and weekly excursions.

*WHO IS QUALIFIED?*

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IBES-Leadership Alliance program internship seeks rising college juniors and seniors with academic backgrounds in Environmental Science or Environmental Studies, from any Physical, Life, or Social Science discipline. Students interested in pursuing a PhD program and from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

*HOW DO I APPLY?*

Apply online here. Applications are due by **February 1st, 2019**. Email questions to Samiah Moustafa, IBES-LA Coordinator, at samiah_moustafa@brown.edu