Con Edison Summer Internship in Science

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 11, 2011; 11:59pm

Apply on NACElink

The Office of Academic Success and Enrichment programs (ASEP) in collaboration with Barnard Career Developmentis pleased to announce that we expect to receive funds to support internships through the Con Edison Internship Program for Summer 2011.  Con Edison, which has provided electric service in most of New York City and Westchester County for more than 180 years, has been instrumental in providing much needed scholarship support for promising young women at Barnard College.  Con Edison is committed to supporting women who are seeking careers in the sciences.  This program will sponsor internships or research experiences in the following fields:

·         Engineering

·         Environmental Science

·         Computer Science

·         Physical Chemistry

·         Physics 

·         Mathematics

·         Education (Math and Science)

A secure internship in NOT necessary to apply, however the research/internship experience must be a full time position (30+ hours) lasting for a minimum of 8 weeks and must take place in one of the following regions:

·         New York City

·         Westchester County

ASEP and Barnard Career Development will work with recipients to secure appropriate placements.  Students will receive a stipend of $4200 with access to college-subsidized housing.  Students will engage in regular meetings/activities during the summer.

The program is open to Barnard College students (Classes of 2012, 2013, and 2014).  Preference will be given to students who receive financial aid and to students who are rising juniors and seniors.  Students of color are encouraged to apply.   

Application Process: All students will apply using NACElink.  To apply, please upload a current 1-page resume with both local and permanent addresses and GPA in addition to a 2-page personal statement detailing the following:

·         why you have chosen to do an internship in this field (see list above)

·         what you hope to learn from this experience

·         how the internship relates to your studies and your future career goals

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Michell Tollinchi-Michel

Director of ASEP

Assistant Dean of Studies


May. 11, 2011 - 11:59 PM