This internship program will take students to the South Pacific islands of Samoa and New Zealand to learn foundational concepts in ecology, research, and ecosystem conservation. Time will be spent studying coral reef ecology, rainforest conservation, and Polynesian village and community conservation issues. This program will be directed by Dr. Rick Gill, chair of the BYU Department of Biology, in Spring 2022.
The award is open to all full-time BYU students who embody the aims of the Kennedy Center. Emphasis is placed on students who have an international or global focus, which they have demonstrated through majors, minors, participation in Kennedy Center programs, theses, research projects, or internships.
How did a broad BYU education in history, foreign language, and the humanities prepare Ambassador Deborah K. Jones for global public service? Read about her experience in the latest issue of Bridges Magazine.