natural history

Summer Systematics Institute, California Academy of Sciences

SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. The Summer Systematics Institute and Biological Illustration Internship will be employment opportunities for 8 weeks, from June 19 through August 11, 2017, 40 hours per week.

Participants will conduct research with their chosen advisor on a project relating to the discipline of the advisor and student. Participants also receive instruction while taking part in a museum-based curriculum that includes tours, lectures, and lab exercises on phylogenetic systematics, molecular techniques, biodiversity, evolutionary biology, global change, and other contemporary issues in the natural sciences. One-day field trips highlighting the local natural history include tidepooling and hiking. 

See the website for information on how to apply.