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Name: High School Teachers Summer Internship
School/Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Dr. Gregory Rohrer, professor of Material Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon, has provided a number of high school teachers an internship at Carnegie Mellon over the summer months. The objective of this internship is to assist the high school teacher in integrating Material Science related curricula in the high school teachersí physics and/or chemistry classes. The teachers involved have spent 4 weeks developing a laboratory experiment, and/or courseware that illustrate some fundamental principle of Material Science.
Duration: 4 weeks
Application Deadline: 03/01/2009
Opportunity Website: http://mimp.materials.cmu.edu/hst/information.html
Sponsor Link: http://mrsec.org/education/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Professional Development/CEU
Equipment Budget
Benefit Explanation: $6000 stipend; $1000 budget for materials to complete lab activity; $1000 the following year to replenish any expendables; 120 hours of ACT 48 credit.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Robert A. Weslolowski, H.S. Internship Coordinator
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-609-6422