RISEUP Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program

Basic information

  • Organization: Wayne State University's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
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  • Field(s): environmental
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Paid? yes
  • Deadline: February 1, 2015

Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation, or RISEUP, is a 12-week paid summer internship program sponsored by Wayne State University's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. The program is dedicated to empowering creative thinkers with the tools and methods through which to impact tomorrow's environment. Our hands-on, mentored research projects offer the chance for qualified undergraduate students to study multiple-stakeholder environmental issues in the Lake St. Clair-Detroit-River-Lake Erie corridor.

RISEUP Interns will receive:
1) personalized professional mentorship
2) $4,000 stipend
3) online publication of their results
4) chance to compete for a prize by presenting their research at an undergraduate research symposium

The RISEUP summer internship program is now accepting applications for the 2015 program and we are hoping to reach passionate students - like yours - from all areas of study who are looking for the chance to grow their dreams into the reality of the future. Students majoring in all areas of the creative arts, physical sciences, and social science are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline for the summer 2015 program is February 1st, 2015.  Additional program details, as well as a flyer and application, can be found at riseup.med.wayne.edu. For additional or custom promotional materials, please contact riseup@wayne.edu.


$4,000 stipend

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