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Learn how you can do summer research or apply for a job at the NIEHS or other locations around the U.S.
Interviews with Scientists/Researchers
|Ecologist||What is a Wetland Ecologist?|
|Environmental Analyst||What is an Environmental Analyst?|
|Growth Biologist||What is a Growth Biologist?|
|Lung Doctor||What is a Lung Doctor?|
|Microbiologist||What is a Microbiologist?|
|Professions||Meet the Experts: Environmental Health|
|Professions||Scientist Video Interviews|
Summer Programs with support from NIEHS (External Links)
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory's High School Fellowships
Location: Salisbury Cove, ME|
High school students (primarily from Maine) participate in 6 to 8 weeks of intensive, hands-on research under the guidance of scientist/mentors. Students work in the laboratory--conducting experiments, collecting data, and analyzing results, and also attend meetings and seminars.
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory's Undergraduate Fellowships
Location: Salisbury Cove, ME|
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory offers undergraduates two 8-10 week summer research programs that provide hands-on research training in the biological and biomedical sciences: NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, and Maine IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence.
University of Iowa's Environmental Health Sciences Institute for Rural Youth
Location: Iowa City, IA|
Rising 10th graders from Iowa communities of less than 5,000 residents participate in a 1-week residential program and are exposed to cutting-edge environmental health research. After the summer experience, students are required give two presentations in their home communities on a topic of environmental health.
University of New Mexico's Integrated Environmental Health Middle School Project Workshop
Location: Las Cruces, NM|
The Integrated Environmental Health Middle School Project (IEHMSP) engages students in community-based projects that empower them to make informed responsible choices about their health and environment. Please explore this website for more information.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's High School Program
Location: Smithville, TX|
Concurrently with its summer program for undergraduates, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center hosts high school students for research experience. High school interns are also hosted during the school year and receive class credit in a TEA-approved program called "Scientific Research and Design."
University of Texas Medical Branch-Center in Environmental Toxicology (UCMB-CET)
Location: Galveston, TX|
The 7-week Youth Environmental Studies (YES!) Lab School is a summer program for 50 at-risk children, grades 6-9. Students read, write, and study math and science each day, and go on one field trip each week to study the environment. For more information, contact: Pam Diamond, email@example.com, tel: (409) 772-5610, 301 University Blvd., 5.104 MRB, Galveston, TX 77555.