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Summer Internship

For high school students

Apply to join us at The International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong this summer for a paid internship in environmental sciences.

Interns will:

    • work directly with FIU research faculty to gain valuable research experience
    • network with professional contacts
    • learn how to apply problem solving skills and the scientific method to investigate hypotheses
    • showcase their research experience at the end of the summer
    • receive up to a $2k stipend

Requirements:

    • must be 16 years of age
    • have access to transportation
    • commit to 120 hours this summer
    • complete the application by May 18
    • submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher

Applications will be reviewed starting May 18, 2024. Late or incomplete applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For more information, contact ntiernan@fiu.edu.

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Research Experience

For teachers

Apply to join us at The International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong this summer for a paid research experience in environmental sciences.

Teachers will:

    • work directly with FIU research faculty to gain valuable research experience
    • create a scientific community of support for research in the classroom
    • receive up to $8k in stipend support for summer, and 2024–2025 academic year

Requirements:

    • must be actively teaching in the classroom at the high school level
    • commit to 120 hours (60 contact hours this summer)
    • complete the application by May 18
    • submit a letter of intent

 

Applications will be reviewed starting May 18, 2024. Late or incomplete applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For more information, contact ntiernan@fiu.edu.

Apply

Internships and training opportunities are made possible by the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.

Botanical Bites Summer Camp at The Kampong

August 12-14, 2024 | 9 am to 3 pm 

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Embark on an exciting journey where the garden meets the kitchen! At The Kampong’s Botanical Bites summer camp, learners will develop an appreciation for the natural world and the diverse cultures that shape our culinary traditions.

From soil to table, our budding botanists will discover the journey of food, learning about sustainable agriculture and the importance of healthy eating habits through hands-on crafts, games, and activities.

Join us for the Botanical Bites summer camp for an experience that nourishes both the body and the mind—an unforgettable blend of science, culture, and delicious discoveries! This camp is suitable for children ages 7 and older. All materials are provided with registration. Campers are responsible for providing their own lunch – fruits and light snacks will be provided during an afternoon snack break. 

Cost for non-members $60 per day or $165 for three days. 

Cost for members $55 per day or $150 for three days.

Optional. $10 per day for after care

Minimum group size 5, max group size 20 students

Classes and Events

Thu May 23, 2024 TO Sat May 25, 2024

Full Moon Reset and Meditation

The Kampong | 4013 S Douglas Road Miami FL 33133

Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (check in 5:30 p.m.) Journey inward […]

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Sat May 04, 2024 TO Sat Jun 15, 2024

Intermediate Photography class with Hector

The Kampong | 4013 S Douglas Road Miami FL 33133

Saturday, May 4, 2024 | 10 am – 12 pm Six classes: May 4, 11 […]

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