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Name: Pre-Service Teacher (PST) 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: 02/01/2011
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Benefits and Requirements

Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Eligibility is limited to students who intend to become a K-12 teacher with a specialty in science, mathematics, or technology. Students must also be:
1. either a matriculating junior or senior at a four-year university, or a graduating community college student
2. a student in a post-graduate program preparing for a teaching certification.

Additional requirements include that the applicant be at least 18 years old and have health insurance during their internship.  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