Course PP 495/PP 590 - Global Plant Health Internship (3 credits)
Requirements This internship is designed for upper level undergraduate science majors and graduate students.
Program Costs All housing and food expenses for internship participants will be covered while in Costa Rica.
Financial aid is available to help qualified NC
State students meet the expenses of NC State study abroad programs. Students
from other institutions should contact their home institution study abroad and
financial aid offices for information. For additional funding, NC State
students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship from the Study Abroad
Research Partners Students will conduct research for six weeks on projects co-developed with faculty from:
Global Plant Health Program, Dept of Plant Pathology and Dept. of Plant Biology, NC State University
The Centro de Investigaciones Agronomica (CIA) at the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) San Jose,
Dole Foods, Rio Frio, Costa Rica,
CATIE (Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacíones y Esenanza, Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center) in Turrialba, Costa Rica).
NCSU Study Abroad Office (SAO) online application by the February 8th, 2013 deadline.
Submit directly to Bridget Lassiter (firstname.lastname@example.org) a one-page resume and a statement of 1-2 page statement describing why you are a good candidate for the Global Plant Health internship, no later than January 31st, 2013
The NC State Study Abroad Office will register all accepted students for the internship course. Students should NOT register for an on-campus course.
Dr. Jean Ristaino, Director Global Plant Health Program Dept. of Plant Pathology, NC State University Gardner Hall 2419, Box 7616 (919) 515-3257 (919) 515-7716 (fax) email@example.com
Dr. Margo Daub, Department Head Dept. of Plant Biology, NC State University Gardner Hall 2124, Box 7612 (919) 513-3807 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wilberth Philips, CATIE
Dr. Monica Blanco & Luis Gomez, Universidad de Costa Rica
Dr. Miguel Munoz and Dr. Gregorio Leandro, Dole Foods, Costa Rica
The University reserves the right to
alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control.
If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund of program costs
may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office
Refund Policy for details. Contact us at: email@example.com
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PLEASE NOTE: Program Start and End Dates listed on the Study Abroad website are estimates; they do not reflect the actual start and end dates for semester and year long programs. Students are responsible for obtaining the correct arrival and departure dates directly from their host institution or program provider.