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Summer Internship/Research Requirement (F&ES006)

Course Description

The summer internship or research project is an important opportunity for students to apply knowledge and skills gained during their first year of study, to gain professional experience, build networks and to investigate potential career paths first-hand.  

  • Research project or internship experience between 10 and 12 weeks, typically between the summer of first and second year of the program.  
  • Students individually design a summer practicum closely aligned with individual academic and career goals.
  • Students are responsible for securing their own internship or developing a relevant research project with appropriate faculty supervision.
  • Students apply for and secure their own summer funding. Please note, students interning with for-profit organizations are expected to secure partial funding from them. 
  • Students must complete appropriate online forms before and after the internship or research experience in order to receive course credit. 
  • Required for all master's candidates. 0 Credits.
NOTE: International students conducting internships in the US are required to fill out paperwork for Curricular Practical Training (CPT).  Please check in with the Office of International Students and Scholars regarding your individual status and requirements.

Registration and Completion of F&ES006 Required Summer Internship/Research

Students are required to complete a two-step process to register for and report on completion of the summer internship or research project, FES006.  Students will receive individual e-mails through F&ES Next for Step One and Step Two.

  • Step One: Complete the Summer Tracking & Internship/Research Project Survey by June 1, 2017.
  • Step Two: Complete the Summer Internship/Research Project Student Evaluation Survey by September 1, 2017.

2016 Internships

Stefan at Tesla
Photo: Courtesy of Stefan Kuzmanovski
Stefan Kuzmanovski, M.E.M. '17, starting his sustainability internship at Tesla. 
2015 EDF Climate Corps Summer Fellows small
Photo: Courtesy of EDF Climate Corps Program

Eleven F&ES EDF Climate Corps Fellows, 2015.  2016 group information coming soon!

2016 Research/Internships Map

2016 Internships Map
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