Student Summer Internship Application

2022 Application now open

DEADLINE: January 31st, 2022




Students participating in the summer internship must be:

  1. Currently enrolled  at UIC or a second-year 2-year college student and majoring (or planning to major) in Biology or Chemistry
  2. Able to participate for the entire 10-week duration, May 30th to August 6th. This is a full-time internship.
  3. U.S Citizen/ Permanent resident/ Eligible to work in U.S

Internship Incentives

Students chosen to participate in our Summer Internship will receive the following:

  1. A $5,000 stipend
  2. Paid for on-campus housing
  3. First-hand research experience in ecological monitoring, data analysis and conservation science
  4. Funds for travel to a national conference

Required Documents

Students wishing to be considered should submit the following documents:

  1. Personal Statement – This statement should be no more than 2 pages (double-spaced) and preferably contain; 1) reasons why you feel this program would benefit you. 2) Your interest in Biology/Chemistry. 3) How your cultural background influences your identity as a science student. 4) Where you would like your science education to lead.
  2. College Transcripts (Official/Unofficial)
  3. Two letters of recommendation, including at least one from a teacher or professor. Please ask that letters be sent to
  4. Completed online application

CIM²AS Summer Internship Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Name * Required
  • Current Mailing Address * Required
  • Permanent Address
    Leave blank if same as above
  • use address
  • College Level BIO/CHEM Courses completed? * Required
  • Race/Ethnicity
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  • Maximum file size - 999999999 mega bytes.