Internship Information
Organization:Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
Internship Title:The Center for Sustainable and Renewable Resources Internship
Brief Internship Description:
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Internship Program. IALR will host up to five interns with the Center for Sustainable and Renewable Resources. The goal is to provide meaningful on-the-job training and real-world leadership development experiences in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Funding for the program is provided by the IALR Foundation.
Full Internship Description:
The Center for Sustainable and Renewable Resources (CSRR) internships will be eight weeks; 28 hours per week. The eight weeks must be completed between June 1, 2014 and August 8, 2014. Interns will receive a stipend of $3000 for the eight-week internship; payable in two installments upon successful completion of internship requirements. Interns will work with a CSRR scientist on projects associated with the plant biology program. Research projects may include training in some of the following: plant tissue culture of ornamental plant species, mutant analysis and characterization, analysis of plant proteins, gene cloning and characterization, molecular studies of gene expression using polymerase chain reaction and gel electrophoresis. A keen interest in plant biology and/or plant propagation is expected. The interns will be expected to conduct and document experiments carefully, with an attention to detail and technique.

Please for more information.

If you have questions regarding IALR internships, please contact Tonya Mills at or 434.766.6745.

Interested applicants must have all required information submitted in the CSIIP application process and mail a hardcopy of the application to: The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville VA 24540 
by 4:00 pm April 18, 2014.
Internship Address: 150 Slayton Avenue

Danville, VA 24540 - 5193
Telecommute Option:No
Hours per week:28
Length (weeks):8
Internship ID:03800714