University of Vermont

Center for Research on Vermont

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HOW TO APPLY

Student must be available from the beginning of the semester to the end, about 15 weeks and willing to work from 75-125 hours.

Candidates must submit the following by e-mail or by U.S. Mail.

1. a brief letter or email message identifying the internship you are interested in and the skills and traits you would bring to the experience (about 1-page). Why would you be good at this?
2. a resume, including summary of work, volunteering, and significant interests
3. a writing sample (3-5 pages) can be an excerpt from a longer document
4. contact information for three references, including at least two from school or work
5. Identify if you would prefer to be paid (about $500) or for academic credit. 


Send application materials to Richard Watts, Director, Center for Research on Vermont rwatts@uvm.edu.

Vermont Research Internship -- The History of the Morgan Horse Farm

Real-world, hands-on experience.

Student interns work with professional staff in a professional environment conducting original research on Vermont related issues. 

In this project, the student researcher will help write a short history of UVM's Morgan Horse Farm, conducting original research to provide a detailed timeline, bibliography and outline of the history of the farm in Vermont.

Students can conduct the internship for pay or for academic credit (depending on thier department).  Hourly wage is $10 an hour and the selected student will be expected to work from 75-150 hours over the course of the internship during the Fall semester 2013 and Spring 2014.

 General Learning Objectives
  • Learn basics of conducting original research
  • Work with in a professional environment to conduct research
  • Learn all aspects of a small non-profit research center
  • Learn about Vermont and Vermont research


Prerequisite for Vermont Research Internships: Good writing and thinking skills as demonstrated through classes taken, grades, papers written and other related.

To learn more: http://www.uvm.edu/morgan/

Last modified October 17 2013 03:03 PM