Applications Now Available: Maine EPSCoR High School Research Internship Program

Applications are now available for the Maine EPSCoR High School Research Internship Program. Students are invited to apply to take part in an exciting, paid research internship opportunity to gain real-world experience. Students will work with UMaine faculty, students, and others learning about sustainable science and aquaculture. The internship includes an orientation on the UMaine campus, participation in science research, exploring career options, and being paid while having fun.

To participate, students must complete an application, provide a copy of their high school transcript, and include a letter of recommendation written by a teacher, counselor, coach, or community leader.

The program is open to all Maine high school students. Students must be age 16 or older as of June 1, 2016. Students must have daily transportation to the University of Maine in Orono. Students are required to give a final presentation in August. Priority will be given to students completing their Junior year.

Applications are due February 26, 2016. Students will be notified by April 1, 2016.


ME EPSCoR 2016 HS Internship Application (Word)

Watch a video about the program!