Internships provide undergraduate, graduate and PhD students at Columbia and Barnard with an exciting opportunity to work at the Earth Institute centers in a variety of administration, communications and research positions. Interns work on a variety of sustainability focused projects across the Earth Institute. These projects provide interns with hands-on workplace experience, allowing them to learn and grow professionally. Earth Institute centers benefit from meaningful contributions from bright and motivated students.
Through these internships, students learn about the missions, administration and projects of the individual centers within the Earth Institute, while working with leading members of the scientific community. Interns benefit from the exposure that comes from working with such centers and add value to their academic experience at Columbia University. Students that come to work for the Earth Institute have varied backgrounds and come from a wide range of departments including anthropology, environmental policy and electrical engineering, to name a few.
Internships are available to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students at Columbia and Barnard. All positions pay $15 per hour. During the fall and spring, interns work part-time, approximately 10-15 hours per week. In the summer, inters work full-time, up to 35 hours per week.
Fall 2015 Deadlines:
August 10 - Positions announced
September 9 - Applications due
September 23 - Decisions sent out
Spring 2016 Deadlines:
November 16 - Positions announced
January 26 - Applications due
February 9- Decisions sent out
Summer 2016 Deadlines:
Week of March 21 - Positions announced
May 3 - Applications due
May 17 - Decisions sent out
Applicants will need to submit a resume that details their relevant work and educational experiences and a cover letter stating their interests and qualifications for the internship for which they are applying.
Cover letters should be addressed to Jessica Sotomayor, Senior Program Manager, Office of Academic and Research Programs.
For more information on the process or individual inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.