Genetics of Taste Research Partnerships
Check out our incredible team (on the right of the page). So much of our outreach and research could not be done without the help of these awesome volunteers both in the Museum and externally. A special thanks to the Rocky Mountain Taste and Smell Center for allowing the genetics team to particpate in weekly journal clubs and taste lab meetings.
Teen Science Scholars Program
The scientists and curators at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science strongly support the Teen Science Scholars program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the program gives local high school students the opporunity to gain hands-on experience via a paid summer intership.
For more information visit the Teen Science Scholars Webpage.
Colorado Bioscience Institute Internship Program
The Health Sciences Department works alongside the Colorado BioScience Institute on promoting health science careers for Coloradoans. Dr. Garneau is a founding board member of the Institute and chairs it's Education Committee. The Institute supports internships for local undergraduate and graduate students.
As an Institute intern, you will collaborate with professional scientists in the Genetics Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The program is open to students who can demonstrate their commitment to science-related goals. This is a summer program where students will work approximately 10 weeks between June 1 and August 31 and is open to students who are working towards either an undergraduate or graduate degree. This is an unpaid internship, and scheduling is flexible according to the assignment and other time committments of the student.
Each applicant must demonstrate an interest in science through their application, essay, have a strong interest in science communication and education, and supply a recommendation from a teacher or mentor. Students also should have leadership experience and a good academic background.
Applications are no longer being accepted for 2013. We will reopen the aplication process in 2014. (At that time, you will be able to find the application here and further information here. Please complete the application and submit with your personal essay to Kizra.Sullivan@dmns.org by this deadline. In addition, please have have your recommender directly mail your recommendation to the address below, date marked by the deadline indicated above.)
Health Sciences Department, Box 20
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205
Candidates will be selected for in person intereviews, and those not selected will be notified by email.