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LIU Post Offers Paid Research Internships with Leading Scientists this Summer

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Sarah DeCamp,Associate Director of Public Relations
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ScienceLIU Post is offering undergraduate college students the opportunity to conduct research in the labs of leading scientists in biology, psychology, and neuroscience.

The program will fund four highly motivated undergraduate students to work with LIU Post science faculty for 10-week research projects from June 2 to Aug. 8, 2014. The program is open to college undergraduates from across the nation.

Internships include a $3,000 student stipend and financial support for on-campus housing if required. Up to $500 in additional funding is available for research materials.

Like last year, interns will be paired with faculty from LIU Post in the biology and biomedical departments. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in meetings where research is presented and also attend social events. Some interns will have the opportunity to travel to site locations. Past research topics included the following biological subjects: gene expression, host-parasite ecology, restoration, physiology, and population ecology.

Information about the research programs of the faculty members participating in the Summer Internship Program can be found at liu.edu/post/suri. Students applying to the program should indicate the three research projects that interest them most among the participating faculty mentors, by visiting liu.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/CLAS/Resources/SummerIntership/Mentors.

In addition to completing an application, students interested in being considered for the Summer Internship Program must have two letters of reference sent to the selection committee by March 15, 2014. Candidates will be notified of the status of their application by April 1, 2014.

The application and all supporting material can be sent to:
Biology Department
c/o April Blakeslee
LIU Post
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548-1300

The program is sponsored by the LIU Office of Academic Affairs, the Provost's Office, the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Biology Department at LIU Post.

Posted 03/04/2014

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