Summer Systematics Institute

Title 
Summer Systematics Institute
Institution 
California Academy of Sciences
Institution Type 
Museum
City 
San Francisco
State 
CA
Field 
Biology
Start Date 
June 17, 2013
End Date 
August 9, 2013
Stipend 
$3000 to $5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2013
Description 
The SSI is an 8-week internship. Interns perform original research with an advisor of their choice. They also take part in a curriculum of tours, lectures, and lab exercises on phylogenetic systematics, molecular techniques, biodiversity, evolutionary biology, global change, and other contemporary issues in the natural sciences.
Qualifications 
Open to all qualified undergraduates subject to application review by a committee of CAS staff.
Contact 
Rich Mooi
URL 
http://research.calacademy.org/opportunities/ssi
Email 
rmooi@calacademy.org
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
no
Subsistence Provided 
yes