InTERACCT Summer 2024 Experiential Research Opportunity

InTERACCT Summer 2024 Experiential Research Opportunity

To increase awareness of Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Health (IH/OH) as a career, InTERACCT is offering a one-week onsite summer intensive experiential learning opportunity for a small group of qualified undergraduate juniors and seniors in STEM programs.
June 3-7, 2024
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities campus
Stipend up to $800

You must be fully committed to this program for its duration.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

This program will run Monday through Friday, June 3-7, 2024. Each day will include interactive exercises led by technical experts, lunchtime sessions with guest speakers from professional practice and current student trainees, and leadership training.

The goal of this program is for you to gain awareness about the field of Occupational Hygiene as a post graduate career path through experiential learning and skills development, and about the graduate programs and supports available.

From this program, you will:
  • Build technical and leadership skills that enhance your marketability.
  • Grow your professional network.
  • Obtain hands on experience with direct reading instruments for measuring airborne contaminants.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • Undergrad junior or senior enrolled in a STEM program
    (priority consideration given to underrepresented minority students)
  • Academic standing: GPA of 3.0 or greater

HOW TO APPLY

Applications currently being accepted.
  • Download a list of application questions to help you prepare.  You will submit the application electronically via the online form linked below.  The list of questions is provided for your information to prepare your responses. Note: You will need to upload a copy of your unofficial transcript as part of the application process.
  • A Letter of Recommendation from a professional or academic mentor is required. These must be sent directly from the mentor to interacct@umn.edu within one week of submission of your application.
  • Applications will be considered until the program is full. Applicants will receive a notification within 2-3 weeks after submitting their application, indicating whether or not they have been accepted into the program.