So, you want to do research or pursue projects in the summer? Conducting research and interning over the summer will help you in advancing your interests, learning new skills, and gaining valuable experience. There are two types of projects that you can pursue through the H&S Summer Scholars Program.
Summer Research and Internship opportunities
The H&S Summer Scholars Program 8-10 weeks of paid full-time research or project work. There are two types of projects that you can pursue through the H&S Summer Scholars program.
Whom to contact? And What you can do?
Susan Allen: environmental toxicology research, focusing on microplastics and pharmaceuticals in Cayuga Lake
Jason Hamilton: all about honey bees: biology, management, pollination services, importance to local economies and food production
Chris Sinton: research on seamounts of the Galapagos region
Paula Turkon: dendrochronology research in northwestern Mexico: Prerequisites: Completion of Cornell ARKEO 3090: Intro to Dendrochronology, or equivalent
- For detailed information about the research available in faculty labs, we invite you to contact the faculty member directly.
- Be sure to get specific information about the project, what is expected of you, type of techniques used, background required to be successful, and the time required. Please note that some of the projects will not be carried out at Ithaca College and, therefore, require travel to study sites.
- Before you submit your application, be sure to review the program expectations, and eligibility requirements, for the program.
Off-Campus Opportunities: There are several organizations and programs that often have jobs for which ENVS are qualified
- Friends of Recreation, Conservation and Environmental Stewardship (FORCES)
- Cayuga Nature Center
- Tompkins County Solid Waste
- Primitive Pursuits
- Water and Wastewater treatment (see Susan Allen)
State and Nation-wide Organizations