Women in Science Project
You can get a mentor who is a professional scientist or engineer in industry or government through MentorNet. Apply online at MentorNet.net at anytime during the year. Open to Dartmouth men and women undergraduates, graduates, post docs and junior faculty.
6243 Parker House, 2nd floor
(Located in a two-story white frame house)
Phone: (603) 646-3690
Timetable of Events for Internship
Fall Term 2012
- September 10 (Monday): Convocation/Inauguration at 3:15 PM
- September 10 (Monday): Fall term classes being at 7:45 am
- September 25 (Tuesday): Internship Info Session, Filene Auditorium - Moore Hall 6:30 - 7:30 PM: Students receive information on opportunities and application process
- September 26 (Wednesday): Students fill out applications and begin contacting sponsors for interviews
- October 17 (Wednesday): Last day to interview with sponsors
- October 19 (Friday): Deadline to submit top choices for Round One
- October 22 - 30: Winter term course election period
- October 27 - 28 (Saturday and Sunday): Homecoming Weekend
- October 29 (Monday): Notification of Round One matches
- November 1 (Thursday): Round Two opportunity information available. Students begin contacting sponsors to set up interviews
- November 1 - 12: Students contact sponsors, fill out applications and interview with sponsors for Round Two
- November 12 (Monday): Last day for Round Two sponsor/student interviews
- November 13 (Tuesday): Student deadline to submit top internship choices for Round Two. Fall Term Classes End.
- November 20 (Tuesday): Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:50 p.m.
- November 21 (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 2013
- Classes begin January 7 (Monday) - Internships begin - Interns and sponsors should make contact and begin working the first week of winter term
- January 9 (Wednesday) Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall 7-8:00 PM Orientation session for all interns. Expectations, time commitment, submitting timesheets and communicating with you sponsor will be discussed.
- February 13 (Wednesday: Fahey Ground, 6 - 7:30 PM 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 8 (Friday) Winter term classes end at 5:50 pm
- March 25 (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 23 - 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 29 (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.