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Research Internship in Sustainable Bioenergy (RISE)

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

RISE is a summer internship program offering bioenergy research opportunities for undergraduates from groups currently underrepresented in STEM!

During the 10-week program, students gain experience in plant biology, agronomy, synthetic biology, genetics, environmental sciences, chemical engineering, and civil & environmental engineering. Students will be paired with a CABBI mentor, conduct research, attend career development seminars, learn about the graduate school application process, and practice STEM communication by presenting research at a summer symposium. Successful applicants will receive a $6,000 stipend. Housing and travel are provided.

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Lead)
Iowa State University
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Pennsylvania State University
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 
movie  Program Video

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Crop & Soil Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields


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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)

Page last updated 2/28/2024
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