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Preprofessional Opportunities

California Academy of Sciences


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: San Francisco California
Deadline: Mid February


Dr. Rich Mooi

California Academy of Sciences
875 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3009

(415) 321-8270
Fax: (415) 321-8615


Open to US citizens who are currently enrolled undergraduates (graduating seniors are not eligible) and have a background in natural science.


Summer Systematics Institute matches seven undergraduate students with Academy scientists to conduct research as well as participate in tours, seminars and lectures related to biodiversity, evolutionary biology and global change. A $3,500 stipend will be awarded, plus $1500 housing allowance and up to $450 for travel costs.