Aquatic Biology Research for Undergrads: Kentucky

Thomas More University
California, KY
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The Center for Ohio River Research & Education at the Thomas More University Biology Field Station is offering 8 paid research internships for undergraduate students. These positions are in the fields of aquatic biology, ecology, environmental science and field biology. Projects involve animal husbandry, bioassessments/biomonitoring, fisheries, harmful algal bloom monitoring and toxicology, among others. Time Period: Internships begin on May 31st and conclude on August 07th, 2022. (Interns will have a mid-summer break from July 02-09.) Internships include a $3000 stipend and free on-site housing. Students are responsible for food & travel. Student intern outcomes include: • Increased understanding of and proficiency with research practices and processes • Increased understanding of discipline-specific concepts and content • Stronger skills in discipline-specific methods and procedures • Expanded professional networks • Increased interest in a career in field-based sciences • Stronger professional skills • Greater sense of belonging in the scientific community
Good Academic Standing and a minimum 3.00 G.P.A. ➢ Successful completion of General Biology I & II or General Chemistry I & II (or equivalent courses) ➢ Preference will be given to students with career aspirations in aquatic biology, ecology, environmental science, fisheries, and/or field biology Application Materials (Hard copies or electronic applications are acceptable.) ➢ Cover Letter ➢ Unofficial Transcripts ➢ Resume or CV—limited to 1 page ➢ One Letter of Recommendation (submitted with the other materials or sent directly to Dr. Lorentz) ➢ Application Form (can be found at under Research)
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Dr. Chris Lorentz
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