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Field Museum Paid High School Digital Learning and Science Research Internship

Field Museum Paid High School Digital Learning and Science Research Internship

Field Museum‡s Digital Learning and Science Research Internship is an initiative to give students a deep insight into the fields of science and technology. It is paid and summer placement that will take place on June 29 and run through August 7.

This learning experience is designed for talented high school students. Through this program, interns will acquire not only experience with scientific research but also see how this museum works and explore diverse careers in museums, science, and technology.

The interns will start their journey by collaborating with scientists and explore the Museum‡s plant and fossilized plant collections. After that, they will use their knowledge of science and user experience design to create a digital project like an online community science site.

Field Museum is a famous museum of natural history based in Chicago, Illinois. Opened in 1921, it is the largest museum of its kind. It is known for its wonderful collection of scientific-specimen and artifact, high-quality permanent exhibitions and educational and scientific programs. These things are major attractions for millions of visitors who visit this museum annually.

Internship Location:

This program will occur in Chicago, Illinois.

Internship Duration:

Interns must be able to work from June 29 run through August 7.

Internship Benefits:

Interns will benefit from:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • Chance to explore a career in museums, science, and technology
  • Mentorship and coaching from experienced plant environmental professionals
  • Supportive working environment
  • Networking and career development opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements:

Ideal candidates must be rising juniors and seniors as of fall 2021.

Eligible Country:

United States

How to Apply:

The application process includes:

  • Submit a resume and a cover letter, describing why you would benefit from the internship and what you hope to gain from the experience.
  • Teacher recommendation, advocating how you would benefit from the program, emailed to [email protected].

Application Deadline:

Applications will close on March 9, 2021

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