College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Internships Available 2/5/10

February 5, 2010

1. Environmental Internship: CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
2. Breakthrough Info Sessions 2/10 and 2/15 - Paid Teaching Internships

Environmental Internship: CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)
CDC/ATSDR’s National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) is offering a 10-week undergraduate summer internship program for students in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, and other related majors to take place June 9-August 13, 2010. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health at the federal level through project collaboration, experiential learning opportunities, individual environmental health presentations, journal clubs, field trips, brown bag lunches, and through shadowing and mentoring relationships at CDC/ATSDR. Interns will be based at CDC/ATSDR’s Atlanta-Chamblee Campus where NCEH/ATSDR is housed. Students are paid $500 a week during the course of the program. Please go to our website http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/cleh for more information and application instructions. Applications are due February 16, 2010.

Eligibility requirements for CLEH interns:
· US citizenship or Permanent Resident with a green card,
· Full time enrollment as an undergraduate at a college or university as a rising junior or rising senior by fall 2010
· Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and
· An academic major or demonstrated coursework concentration in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology or related fields.

Note: Seniors graduating in Spring 2010 will not be accepted to this program.

For more information, please email LT Cory Moore, Environmental Health Officer, USPHS, Program Development Office, NCEH/ATSDR at CLEH@cdc.gov


Breakthrough Info Sessions 2/10 and 2/15 - Paid Teaching Internships
Breakthrough is a paid summer teaching internship where undergraduate students apply to work at 34 nationwide sites to teach an academically rigorous course for middle schoolers from under-resourced districts. The application, due 3/5, is available online: http://teachbreakthroughs.org/apply-to-teach/

In addition, we have 2 info-sessions where you can ask questions, learn more about the program, and get application help.

What: Breakthrough Infosession
When: Wed 2/10 6:00PM, Mon 2/15 7:00PM
Where: TBD (soon!!) - check the facebook event

Want to keep up-to-date with information? Join the "Breakthrough Teachers at Berkeley" facebook group. Got questions? Want to be added to our handy mailing list? Contact UC Berkeley recruiters Jasmine and Lan at ucb.breakthrough@gmail.com.