College of the Environment Internships
Wesleyan University


To:           Students and Faculty

From:       Barry Chernoff, Director

Subject:   Summer or Fall 2015 Research Internships

Date:        January 30, 2015


The College of the Environment offers internships for students to undertake research under the guidance of a Wesleyan faculty or other mentor during the Summer or Fall, 2015.  The projects must relate to any of the broad themes covered by Environmental Studies. These internships are available to students across the entire University regardless of major or class-year.  The internships may be undertaken at Wesleyan or off-campus.

The summer internship will run from May 27, 2015 – July 30, 2015.  Fall 2015 internship would run the term of the semester but may also include Spring 2016.

The deadline for applications is due on or before Monday, February 23, 2015, allowing us to announce internship candidates by Friday, March 6th, prior to spring break. Student applications are to be delivered to Ms. Valerie Marinelli, Administrative Assistant, College of the Environment, 284 High Street.

The student application seeks two short letters of recommendation.  In addition to recommending the student, the faculty mentor must briefly (1-2 paragraphs) explain the project, its importance and relevance to her/his research program.  Letters of recommendation may either be sent to Ms. Marinelli through campus mail or by email (pdf preferred) to

The applications, including statements by faculty, will be judged by the oversight and awards committee.

For further information, please contact Valerie Marinelli at (860) 685-3733.