Environmental Engineering

Friday, November 2, 2012
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Graduate Internships, Fellowships & Assistantships
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Manhattan College
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2013 Environmental Engineering Graduate Internships, Fellowships and Assistantships Manhattan College is pleased to announce multiple funding opportunities for students pursuing a Masters Degrees in Environmental Engineering. Manhattan College has one of the oldest and most renowned Environmental Engineering Master’s Degree Programs in the country. The program has a long history supporting graduate students through a variety of scholarship and research assistantship programs. Below is a brief description of the types of support available for 2013, including positions in our new Graduate Internship Program: Graduate Internships: This support involves approximately 24 hours/week paid internship at the sponsoring firm/company and tuition support. The internship will last 3 semesters (16 months) beginning in the first week of September. These internships are sponsored by environmental engineering consulting firms and private companies in the New York City Metropolitan area. Selected Interns will be paid $25-$30 an hour and will receive 75% tuition coverage. Up to 6 graduate internships will be available this coming academic year. Graduate Fellowship: Fellowships involve full-tuition scholarship and monthly stipend for 18-24 months. Students receiving Fellowships are required to work on faculty research for 24 hours/week during school session, and 35 hours per week during Winter Intersession and Summer. Manhattan currently has three endowed Graduate Fellowships available, including: • The Donald J. O’Connor Fellowship • The Robert V. Thomann Fellowship • The Leonard Eder Fellowship Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs): GRAs involve full-tuition scholarship and monthly stipend for 18-24 months. Students receiving GRAs work on a dedicated research project with specific faculty members. GRAs work 24 hours/week during school session, and 35 hours per week during Winter Intersession and Summer. The number of available GRA positions depends on research funding in the Department and varies each year. GRAs typically start in June or September each year. Graduate Laboratory Assistants (GLAs): The Environmental Engineering Program has two (2) GLA positions. The GLA positions include full-tuition scholarship and 10-months of stipend. GLA’s assist faculty with conducting undergraduate and graduate laboratory experiments, and help to support the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department outreach and marketing activities. Qualification and Application for Support: To qualify for support, you must be accepted into the Graduate Program. Outstanding students with Bachelor’s degrees in engineering or science are encouraged to apply. Please submit application, resume and two letters of reference by Friday, February 8th. For more information and a copy of the graduate application visit: http://www.manhattan.edu/environmental and select “Financial Support” on the menu to the left. All questions may be directed to the Program Director, Dr. Robert Sharp, at Robert.Sharp@Manhattan.edu