Tag: High School Internship

Student Stories: Alexis Ireland

Alexis Ireland has been a part of WaYS since she was a first-year high school student. She held a WaYS internship at the University of Maine through high school, and is now a junior at UMaine studying anthropology.  “I really think that hands-on research is so important because it gives you a chance to get […]

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Student Stories: Emma Hargreaves

Emma Hargreaves worked in the Bousfield Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Lab over the summer studying and developing recyclable equivalents to plastic food packaging. The lab uses cellulose nanofibers, which Hargreaves explains as being really small paper pulp fibers, along with other recyclable materials, to try and find a combination that works. “I was immediately hands […]

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Aquaculture Internship Program Update: Sustainable Agriculture

This summer, the Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research and Hancock County 4-H will offer an eight-week Aquaculture Internship Program to students aged 15 through 18. A Maine EPSCoR workforce development grant enabled creation of the program. The internship will teach students the value of sustainable aquaculture in the global food system and equip them with […]

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