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Women in Science Project
6243 Parker House, 2nd floor
(Located in a two-story white frame house)
Hanover, NH
Phone: (603) 646-3690
Email: WISP@Dartmouth.EDU
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Timetable of Events for Internship

Fall Term 2014


  • September 9 (Tuesday): Expo for first-year students/parents: Leverone Field House 2-4pm
  • September 15 (Monday): Fall Term classes begin at 7:45 am
  • September 17 (Wednesday): Extended Orientation Info Session, - Filene Auditorium - Moore Hall 7 - 8 PM Student panelists speak and newsletter distributed
  • September 20 (Friday): Convocation


  • October 2 (Thursday): Internship Info Session, Filene Auditorium - Moore Hall 7 - 8  PM: Students receive information on opportunities and application process
  • October 3 (Friday) Students contact sponsors, interviews begin
  • October 12 - 13 (Saturday and Sunday) Homecoming Weekend
  • October 23 (Thursday): Last day to interview with sponsors
  • October 26 (Sunday): Deadline to submit top choices for Round One
  • October 27 -  Nov. 4: Winter term course election period


  • November 3 (Monday) Notification of Round One matches
  • November 6 (Thursday): Round Two opportunity information available. Students begin contacting sponsors to set up interviews
  • November 17 (Monday): Last day for Round Two sponsor/student interviews
  • November 18 (Tuesday): Student deadline to submit top internship choices for Round Two.  Fall Term Classes End.
  • November 26 (Wednesday): Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:50 p.m.
  • November 26 (Wednesday): Notification of Round Two matches.
  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. You will be expected to complete a pre-internship questionnaire online by the end of December

Winter/Spring Terms 2015


  • Classes begin January 5 (Monday) - Internships begin - Interns and sponsors should make contact and begin working the first week of winter term
  • 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 10 (Tuesday) Winter term classes end at 5:50 pm
  • March 30 (Monday) Spring term classes begin.  Internships resume this week


  • TBA check in session .
  • By the beginning of May poster titles will be due See Wetterhahn page for information on the symposium and advice on preparing a poster


  • TBA Poster preparation sessions for undergraduates to prepare for the Wetterhahn Symposium
  • May 28  (Thursday) : Annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium and poster session. Each intern will be responsible for creating a scientific poster and attending the symposium.  


  • June 3 (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.


Last Updated: 7/22/14