U.S. GLOBE Sophomores/Juniors: 2022 SEES Program Summer Internship – Applications Due 15 March (Stipend Available)
The United States GLOBE program is accepting applications for a GLOBE intern at the STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) 2022 Summer High School Intern Program. This opportunity is open to U.S. GLOBE high school Sophomores and Juniors. Applications are due 15 March 2022.
Selected interns will learn how to interpret NASA satellite data and work with scientists and engineers at the University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research.
NEW THIS YEAR: Selected Student Eligible for Stipend
he student selected will be eligible to receive a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship and submission of a written report explaining their research, and a recorded interview on their experience (which will be used by The GLOBE Program). The stipend is provided through generous support from Youth Learning As Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES).
For more information on this internship opportunity, click here. (However, USE the directions below to apply through U.S. GLOBE.)
For more information on YLACES, click here.
Special Watercooler: GLOBE SEES (10 February)
In this webinar, learn more about the program and hear from a GLOBE student who participated in the internship, and a GLOBE teacher who supported a SEES alum in applying. The webinar will take place on Thursday, 10 February, at 07:00 p.m. EST (a special time).
To register, click here. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)
HOW TO APPLY:
- APPLY ONLINE
Submit your online application by 15 March 2022. The application includes essay questions that you must answer as part of the application. (You may wish to answer the questions on a separate document and then cut and paste your answers into the online application.)
Essay Questions: Your essay question response should not exceed 1,250 words (use 250 words per question as a guideline). Describe yourself and discuss each of the following as part of your essay. You are not limited to these areas.
- What do you expect to gain from the SEES internship?
- Share any important academic or life experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).
- Extracurricular activities that have influenced you in a positive way (include skills you deem valuable for an academic team research setting).
- Your current academic path and career plans.
- How will your experience in this program impact your plans for the future?
- RECOMMENDATION LETTER
In the application, include the name and email address of a GLOBE teacher who will submit your letter of recommendation.
- INTRODUCTORY VIDEO
Prepare a short introduction video telling us:
- who you are;
- where you are from; and
- how GLOBE activities have influenced you in a positive way, or given you skills that are valuable for an academic team research setting.
Submitting a Video: When submitting a video, remember that you are submitting a link (URL) to your video (such as on YouTube.com, youku.com, tudou.com, some other video hosting site, or your own website), not the video itself.
Do not secure your video with a password. Instead, we recommend that you make the video unlisted. The following descriptions apply to YouTube.com, but should be applicable to other video hosting sites. YouTube has three privacy settings: Public, Private, and Unlisted.
- Public means anybody can find it and view it. Do not use this option.
- Private means it can only be seen by the you, and the people you select. The video doesn't appear in your channel or in search results. Viewers you select must have a Google account to log in and see the video, and the you must also know to whom to grant permission. Do not use this option.
- Unlisted means that anybody who has the link can view the video, but it doesn't appear in your channel or in search results. Use this option.
Please email your video link URL to Jennifer Bourgeault at firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “SEES Intern Video 2022” and your last name in the subject line by 15 March.
Note from the University of Texas at Austin
Our current plan is to have SEES as a hybrid model with both on-site and virtual opportunities in the summer 2022. The safety and health of the UT community is our highest priority. The university is following guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Austin Public Health. We are coordinating with other local public health officials to gather and share the most up-to-date information. Thank you for your understanding as we all navigate this unprecedented time in our state. Due to federal mandates, vaccinations and masks may be required for those attending in person. We will update our website as more details become available.