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Sarah Lawrence Students Participating in Summer Internships at CURB

CURB is excited to welcome Kiki Quiros, Kinza Siddiqui, and Lillian Silver to the team for the summer! The students will be working with staff on our daily research and education programming including the Blue Team, Hudson River Ecology Course, Teaching the Environment workshop, and river seining. Please see below for more details about each position: 

Kiki Quiros – Summer Science Intern

The Summer Science Internship provides paid, on-campus research with Science Division faculty members in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics. Kiki will be working closely with our summer Blue Team, helping to organize research activities and acting as a mentor for the high school students. Additionally, Kiki will be assisting with other research projects including daily seines, water quality, qPCR, and eDNA.

Kinza Siddiqui – Teaching the Environment Intern

Teaching the Environment is a 5-day intensive, small-group-based, experiential, place-based professional development program for teachers in early childhood through high school settings, both formal and informal, who are interested in further developing the environmental studies and environmental science components of their work with children. Kinza will be assisting with the development and facilitation of this program, as well as helping out with additional education programs throughout the summer.

Lillian Silver – Community Leadership Intern Program (CLIP)

The Community Leadership Intern Program, which is organized by the Office of Community Partnerships, provides rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors an inside look at a community-based organization in Yonkers while assisting with the agency’s day-to-day operations. Lillian will be helping staff with all aspects of CURB’s programming including daily community group programs, the week-long Hudson River Ecology Course, seining research, and more.