ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, is currently accepting applications for a new summer internship program established in response to a recent decline in the number of minorities pursuing careers in science and engineering.
The Minority Undergraduate Summer Internship Program (MUSIP), established by the ECBC's Diversity Advisory Committee in 2008, aims to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to enhance their education by working with top scientists and engineers on challenging research projects in support of the nation's defense...
African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American and Native-American college sophomores and juniors majoring in biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, physical science, physics or related disciplines at four-year colleges are all eligible to submit a MUSIP application for the 2009-2010 academic year. Those accepted into MUSIP are eligible to receive up to $2,400 a month depending on their level of education.
Visit the press release for additional information and a link to the application, which is due March 2, 2009.