Student Internships for summer 2017 – Mosquitoes, Ticks and Data
Midwest Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease
The Midwest Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease (MCE-VBD) is currently recruiting students for summer research experiences for 2017 to work on projects related to tick-borne and mosquito- borne diseases in Illinois. We can offer full-time experiences for the duration of the summer, from 16 May 2017 through August 15, 2017. Two internships are available, with one involving working in the Chicago region and the other centered downstate in Urbana. The opportunity is open to full time students at the advanced undergraduate or graduate level. The work will include research assistance on field projects and identifying and organizing historical data on ticks and mosquitoes in Illinois.
To be considered for an internship, please send the following items to the Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz and Justin Harbison (email addresses listed below).
- 1) A cover letter to detail:
- Your interest in vector-borne diseases
- Your availability to work during the time frame listed above (part-time or full-time and
any anticipated time away)
- 2) A short resume to detail your educational and work experience.
Please send these materials to Dr. Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz, email@example.com and Dr. Justin Harbison, firstname.lastname@example.org before March 30, 2017 for full consideration.