DENIN Environmental Scholars Internships

The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) has 1-2 positions available for undergraduate interns.  The title of the project is: Sea-Level-Rise-Induced Release of Arsenic from Flood-Prone Contaminated Coastal Sediments, and students working on this project would be a component of a multi-disciplinary project and specific project goals will be formed to cater to students’ interests. The results of this research will provide insights into how physical and chemical processes interact during SLR to release sediment-bound metals and control their distribution in the solution and solid phase.

Dates of internship: November 1, 2021 – May 13, 2022 (Hybrid)

Introductory experience with chemistry.

Work Environment and Expectations:
Laboratory environment:  Harker ISE Lab 4th floor. Hours are flexibly determined between student and mentor. Students may participate in a retreat, communications workshop at the end of internship.

$3,500  Direct deposit is required.

Funding Source:
National Science Foundation, Delaware EPSCoR Track I

How to apply:

DENIN Project WiCCED Undergraduate Research Opportunities

DENIN is currently accepting applications for our virtual academic year project, Water in a Changing Coastal Environment (WiCCED).

Project WiCCED is a statewide research collaboration that aims to improve water security in the state of Delaware and beyond. More information about our program can be found at our website, Our project is currently offering undergraduate research opportunities in the area of applied economics, chemistry, agronomy, hydrology and geosciences at our University of Delaware location.

For more information about these exciting virtual undergraduate research opportunities please visit our website Internships will run from November 12020 – May 14, 2021, students will receive a $4000 stipend and participate virtually.

To apply students must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior majoring in STEM, with relevant science experience. Project WICCED highly encourages individuals historically underrepresented in STEM, including race/ethnicity, gender identity, socio-economic, status, veterans, or 1st generation college.

To apply please complete our online application;

Application deadline is October 16, 2020

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Dr. Yolanda Williams-Bey, Project WiCCED Education Program Manager at