The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Apply through Independent Application Process

Internal Deadline: none - see website for multiple deadlines throughout year

» Scholarship's official website

Description

STRI is dedicated to understanding tropical nature through research. Research is a fundamental enterprise that is rooted in simple human curiosity. By observing patterns in nature, by imagining the possible processes that could explain their origin and persistence, by doing experiments or making more observations that cast doubt on some of these possibilities and affirm others, we arrive at an ever changing and ever better understanding of how and why nature is as we see it. This spirit of discovery and the quest to understand unite STRI researchers, whether they are senior permanent staff or short-term student visitors just beginning their careers. 

Interns will be selected based on merit and potential for achievement. However, placement depends upon the availability of a match between the applicant's interest and a new or ongoing project supervised by a STRI staff scientist. Applicants are encouraged to directly contact potential supervisors. Staff research profiles and contact information can be found here.

Eligibility

Internships are intended for undergraduates, recent graduates (post-bachelor’s) and beginning graduate students interested in advancing their professional goals and intellectual skills under the guidance of a scientist working at STRI.

Selection Criteria

Read each opportunity for additional information:

Application Procedure

Use the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA) available through the Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) webpage to apply for all internships for which you are eligible.

Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising with PCAs

Hours:
Sun-Thurs, 6-8pm
Locations:
Prexy Conference Room

Drop-In Advising with CLBR Staff

Drop-in advising resumes Tuesday, 9/3

Hours:
Mon-Fri, 11:30-1:30
Locations:
Mondays: Commons - CANCELLED 9/16
Tuesdays: MRC (Student Center)
Wednesdays: Commons
Thursdays: International Student Services
Fridays:  MRC (Student Center) 

 


Come See Us!
Hours:
Mon-Thur, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri, 8:30 a.m.–noon

 

Location:
Prexy 
Small Handshake logo and link to Handshake  Image result for vault.com logo  Image result for goinglobal logo
Follow us on Facebook  Image result for twitter button  Image result for instagram button

Join our google groups:

Pre-Health
Pre-Law
 

Email us:
beyondreed@reed.edu
clbrfellowships@reed.edu