Students interested in plant biology, agriculture or conservation biology are eligible to apply for 4-6 weeks summer internship in the Morsy's lab at the Regeneration Field Institute (RFI) in Ecuador.
• Investigate plant microbiome and discover novel plant symbionts
• Examine the impact of global climate changes & landscape changes on the tropics
• Study the conservation issues and challenges in the tropics and their impact on the ecosystem and biodiversity
• Housing will be provided in the RFI dormitory, a stunning 2-story bamboo structure
• Stipends may be available based on candidate needs
• Housing in the Regeneration Field Institute (RFI) donnitory, a stunning 2-story bamhoo home located in Los Arboleros Farm in Chone, and in Casa Gorda, a beautiful 3-story bamboo home in a mountain top overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Bahia de Caraquez.
• Food made by local chefs, with many options for local restaurants with great food.
• Clean drinking water, bathroom, and shower facilities.
• Hammocks and relaxing communal space.
• Group activities and workshops.
• Fun times.
How to apply?
Please submit your application with all supporting documents listed below as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application material includes:
1. Application form (click here for the Ecuador Internship 2019 application)
2. Current Resume
3. Transcript: Please provide a copy of your most recent transcript. An unofficial transcript is acceptable
4. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member in your major field sent directly to email@example.com.
For more information contact Dr. Mustafa Morsy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (205) 652-5541.
Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged. Application Deadline: April 25, 2019. Selection and notification of offers for the program will be made by May 5th.
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