Subject: Environmental & Aquatic Research laboratory Summer Internship
Morgan State University Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research laboratory
General Information about the Summer Internship Program
The Internship Program at the Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research
laboratory (PEARL) offers undergraduate and recently graduated college
students unique hands-on experiences in an environmental research setting.
Interns will gain first-hand experience and knowledge of field and laboratory
research and project design. During the internship, each student will develop
a research project under the guidance and supervision of an ERC faculty
research scientist, and present the findings in a mini-symposium at the end
of the summer.
About Our Laboratory
The Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL) is located
on the Patuxent River (part of Chesapeake Bay watershed) in St. Leonard, MD.
Research conducted at the state-of-the art facility is designed to increase
the understanding of coastal ecosystems so that they may be properly managed
and protected. PEARL maintains excellent facilities that include: a 22,000
square foot laboratory and office building, a fleet of vehicles for field
work including multiple research vessels; a private dock providing access to
the Patuxent River; scuba support and dive locker; teaching laboratory; range
of research laboratories, including constant temperature, image analysis and
microscopy labs. For more information about PEARL and the internship, go to:
This program is open to all undergraduate students and those who recently
graduated. You do not have to be a US citizen to apply, but you do need to
have a social security number. Stipends are available for most interns.
Deadline for applying is March 1, 2014.
For more information, please contact:
Richard Lacouture, phone: 410.586.9721, email: [log in to unmask]
Contact Person: Richard Lacouture
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