Women in Science Project
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6243 Parker House, 2nd floor
(Located in a two-story white frame house)
Phone: (603) 646-3690
Timetable of Events for Internship
Fall Term 2013
- September 10 (Tuesday): Expo for first-year students/parents: Leverone Field House 12:30 - 2:30 pm
- September 16 (Monday): Fall Term classes begin at 7:45 am
- September 18 (Wednesday): Extended Orientation Info Session, - Filene Auditorium - Moore Hall 7 - 8 PM Student panelists speak and newsletter distributed
- September 20 (Friday): Convocation
- October 3 (Thursday): Internship Info Session, Filene Auditorium - Moore Hall 7 - 8 PM: Students receive information on opportunities and application process
- October 4 (Friday) Students contact sponsors, interviews begin
- October 12 - 13 (Saturday and Sunday) Homecoming Weekend
- October 24 (Thursday): Last day to interview with sponsors
- October 27 (Sunday): Deadline to submit top choices for Round One
- October 28 - Nov. 5: Winter term course election period
- November 4 (Monday) Notification of Round One matches
- November 7 (Thursday): Round Two opportunity information available. Students begin contacting sponsors to set up interviews
- November 18 (Monday): Last day for Round Two sponsor/student interviews
- November 19 (Tuesday): Student deadline to submit top internship choices for Round Two. Fall Term Classes End.
- November 27 (Wednesday): Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:50 p.m.
- November 27 (Wednesday): Notification of Round Two matches.
- Before the end of fall term each intern and sponsor should meet for a pre-internship meeting to discuss time commitments, establish expectations and a January start date. This first meeting is important for insuring a successful internship. Either the intern or the sponsor can initiate this meeting. Group interns on the same project should try to meet together with their sponsor.
- Interns need to complete all payroll paperwork at the Student Employment Office (7 Lebanon St., Hanover, NH) This includes the I-9 form and any payroll withholding and direct deposit forms. Students will need proper ID's for paperwork
- You will be expected to complete a pre-internship questionnaire online by the end of December
Winter/Spring Terms 2014
- Classes begin January 6 (Monday) - Internships begin - Interns and sponsors should make contact and begin working the first week of winter term
- January 8 (Wednesday) TBA Orientation session for all interns. Expectations, time commitment, submitting timesheets and communicating with your sponsor will be discussed.
- TBA Check in Session. Students meet and discuss how internship is meeting expectations. A light dinner will be served.
- End of February. Interns meet with sponsors as a mid-internship check.
- March 7 (Friday) Winter term classes end at 5:50 pm
- March 24 (Monday) Spring term classes begin. Internships resume this week
- TBA Poster preparation sessions for undergraduates to prepare for the Wetterhahn Symposium held in May.
- By the beginning of May poster titles will be due See Wetterhahn page for information on the symposium and advice on preparing a poster
- Thursday, May 22 - Annual Wetterhahn Science Symposium and poster session, Thursday. Each student will be responsible for creating a scientific poster and attending the symposium. Posters must be taken away at the end of the Symposium.
- May 28 (Wednesday) Spring term classes end at 5:50 pm
Interns may continue working in their internship until they leave campus or conclude with the symposium. Sponsor and assistant sponsor bring closure to internship experience with wrap up and feedback to interns. Interns will be expected to complete an online post-internship questionnaire.