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Cynthia Wei <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:26:37 -0500
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Subject: 2016 SESYNC Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is now accepting
applications for faculty mentors and undergraduate interns for the 2016
SESYNC Undergraduate Summer Internship Program.

The goals of the program are to:

§  Provide students with a research or work experience that contributes
towards the research or program goals of the mentors.
§  Enhance student understanding of the complex nature of socially relevant
environmental problems.
§  Introduce students to research approaches, particularly the synthesis
approach, used to address socio-environmental problems.
§  Enhance student understanding of how scientific evidence may be used to
inform decision making and policy with regard to environmental problems.

Internship positions are full-time (40 hours/week) from June 6–August 12,
2016. Interns will be paid $11/hour by SESYNC.

To learn more about the SESYNC Internship Program and experiences of a few
former interns, please visit:

For details, visit:

Interns must be registered as full-time undergraduate students at the
University of Maryland, College Park or Coppin State University. Seniors who
graduate in spring of 2016 are not eligible for this internship.

Applications for undergraduate internships and letters of recommendation must
be received by Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 5 p.m. EST.

Contact Person: Cynthia Wei
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