What will I do?Based at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, and Prospect Park Zoo, Project TRUE brings Fordham undergraduate students together to learn, research, and teach about the ecology of New York City during a ten-week summer program. During June you (the undergraduate) will undergo extensive training from Fordham graduate students, professors, and WCS professional on experimental design, field research methods, mentoring, and teaching. Then, during July and August, you will be responsible for mentoring three high school students as they design and conduct urban ecology research projects.
Your total compensation package for the summer is $4,800 and will be paid as an hourly rate of $13.19.
For supporting information about the Project TRUE program see the following:
Project TRUE webpage: http://bronxzoo.com/teens/project-true
To see an archive of past research projects go here: http://bronxzoo.com/teens/project-true/science
Instagram and Twitter Handle: @TRUEcologyNYC
APPLICATION DUE - Feb 23rd at midnight
Contact Dr. Jason Aloisio, Manager of Project TRUE, at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Project TRUE is a collaborative program between WCS and Fordham University and is funded by The National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1421017 and DRL-1421019.