HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIPS Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden offers 6-week paid summer internships for highly motivated Fairchild Challenge high school students who are interested in plant biology, ecology, and molecular evolution. Interns will be given a unique opportunity to: work
directly with Fairchild researchers on current research initiatives utilize cutting-edge equipment in Fairchild’s state-of-the-art laboratories contribute to authentic research that has real-world implications investigate the plant sciences using Fairchild’s world-renowned collection work toward publishing research in a peer-reviewed scientific journal
The Internship runs from June 19 through July 28 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and have completed their biology coursework. Applications will be accepted from February 13 through March 31, 2017 and must include: Fairchild
Tropical Botanic Garden Internship Application available online.
essay (300-1,000 words) detailing why you are interested in The Fairchild Challenge Summer Internship Program, how the program will benefit from your participation, and how you plan to use this experience to further your personal career goals.
letter of recommendation from your science teacher.
Please address questions and submit applications to: [email protected]
Title email with Your Last Name, First Name - Internship For further information, visit our website www.fairchildchallenge.org