THE ENVIRONMENTOR APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. Check back again in January to apply for the 2020 season.
Environmentor provides high school freshman, sophomores and juniors with paid internships in the spring and summer to conduct authentic environmental research under the mentorship of scientists from local universities and research institutions.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
- Students must be a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in High School.
- Students must live or go to school in the Rockaway Peninsula (or adjacent city neighborhoods)
- Students who have participated in the RWA Shore Corps Program as a prerequisite are given priority.
- Students attend afterschool programming once a week at the RISE Center from February - June.
- Students commit to 3 full days/week for 7 weeks, July through August to conduct a research project with a science mentor along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway shoreline.
- Students receive pay quarterly over the course of the program for their research work.
- Students participate in regular RWA community service weekend events and will receive community service hours for the events they attend.
For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Mesha Joseph at: email@example.com
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The Environmentor Program is part of the Pinkerton Science Scholars Program and the NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium (SRMC) led by the American Museum of Natural History. For more information about the SRMC program go to: http://www.studentresearchnyc.org/
Special thanks to the Pinkerton Foundation, the Simons Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, WT Grant Foundation and the People's United Community Foundation for sponsoring the EnvironmentorProgram.
BELOW ARE STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS FROM THE 2018 CYCLE.