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Name: Pre-Service Teacher Internship
School/Institution: Brookhaven National Lab
City: Upton
State: NY
Opportunity Type: DOE Laboratory
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: A program with the National Science Foundation Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation. Teachers in training are paired with scientist mentors as well as master teachers and immersed in the research environment. They join a team of Department Of Energy (DOE) scientists in performing cutting-edge research. Student teachers return to the class well grounded not only in the skills and knowledge base required of a scientist, but also in practical experience they can apply to a classroom environment and make it real.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2010
Opportunity Website: http://www.bnl.gov/education/programs/pst.asp
Sponsor Link: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/PST/about.htm

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Benefit Explanation: Travel allowance for commuters
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Must be currently enrolled in an undergrad/graduate program intending to become a K-12 teacher in science, mathematics, or technology; at least 18yo; have health insurance.

See the full eligibility requirements.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Mel Morris
Science Education Ctr. Bldg.
Bldg. 438, P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
Phone: 631-344-5963
Fax: 631-344-5832