Paid Undergraduate Training in Environmental Health Sciences
Faculty in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences will mentor students in summer 2021.
Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant 1R25ES030238
The New College Environmental Health Science Scholars (NCEHSS) program seeks to eliminate cultural, economic, and logistic barriers faced by underrepresented minority (URM) students seeking a summer research experience. Students will be recruited from the Maricopa County region in Arizona, the nation’s fastest growing county where the population is 30% Hispanic and 3% Native American.
Mentored research experience
Students will be matched with a faculty mentor for a 9-week summer research experience in ASU’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences on ASU's West Campus in Glendale, AZ. Successful students may be invited to continue working during the academic year with their summer mentor at ASU.
- Research Techniques in Environmental Health Sciences course will provide instruction in wet-lab experimental techniques
- Active learning through environmental health science case studies
- Presentation and data analysis skills
- Professional development sessions about how to apply to graduate programs, choosing a career that's right for you
- Responsible conduct of research
Open house family night
A celebration evening to showcase student research with the people most important to them. Click on Summer 2019 Highlights to view poster presentations from family night.
Details At A Glance
9-week summer 2021 program from June 1st to July 30th
For more information on COVID-19 and ASU see https://eoss.asu.edu/health/announcements/coronavirus
- Priority applications due: February 3, 2021
- Final deadline: March 2, 2021
- Weekly commitment: Mon-Fri from 9 am to 5 pm
- Stipend: $400/week
Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate degree and meet the requirements below:
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Interested in a career in Environmental Health Sciences and learning more about career paths
- Eager to conduct hands-on research
- Limited ability to leave Maricopa County, AZ for a summer research experience
Desired qualifications include:
- Strong background in math and chemistry
- Passion for learning