Summer Research Internship 2015 POSTER 50X70

Call for Applications
Summer Research Internship
Summer of 2015
The Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment (CNRE) invites applications for Summer Research Internships in:
- Energy
- Water
- Economics and management of natural resources
- Sustainable development & urban planning
- Environmental sciences
- Health sciences and technologies
Applications outside these areas may be considered.
The Internship provides outstanding students from Kuwait the opportunity to enroll as Visiting Students at MIT to engage in on-campus research activities, explore cutting-edge research projects and get acquainted with current literature. Students are expected to conduct independent research under
the direction of the MIT Faculty. The Internship will be for 12 weeks starting on June 1st, 2015 and ending on August 21st, 2015. Enrolled students will
receive $11,000 stipend covering living and travel expenses.
1. Must demonstrate exceptional academic and research skills.
2. Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an institution of higher education other than
MIT. Applicant must maintain status with the home institution throughout the internship.
3. Must be a citizen of Kuwait.
4. Must meet requirements for (J) Exchange Visitor Visa.
Application Requirements:
1. Statement of Purpose (1 page only):
- Objective of the visit and how it fits within your academic goals.
- Specify MIT research group, lab, or department of interest.
2. Two letters of support from current or past professors attesting to the strengths of the student.
3. Complete résumé.
4. List of all projects and publications.
5. Up-to-date grade reports from current and all previously attended post high school institutions.
Application Timeline:
1. September 30, 2014
2. December 12, 2014
3. December 23, 2014
4. February 15, 2015
Call for Applications released
Deadline for complete applications
Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview
Approval notifications
Application Submission: Please apply at the website:
for more information please visit:
For More Information:
Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room E19-628
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: +1-617-452-2859 / Fax: +1-617-258-8863
[email protected]
Office of International Programs
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Phone: +965-22270414
/ Fax: +965-22270411
[email protected]
About The Center:
The Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment (CNRE) was established at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in
2005 – sponsored by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The Center brings together faculty, students, visiting students
and scientists to improve scientific and technical understanding of natural resources & the environment issues, and related challenges. The Center
also fosters collaborative research between MIT and institutions in Kuwait through grant programs (