The Environmental Education Community College Collaboration (E2C3) program offers internships at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) Chesapeake Biological Laboratory to qualifying community college students interested in pursuing environmentally-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers.
Selected E2C3 interns who participate in this paid, 12-week program will:
Become oriented to lab process and procedures
Complete an individual research project under the guidance of a graduate student mentor
Learn consistent research methods and recording skills in a premier research setting
Develop invaluable relationships with graduate students, lab staff and faculty mentors to support discussions about career choices and class recommendations
Participate in an exit interview to review the internship experience