Summer Research Internship

LBR Summer Intern Application - 2019

Application (link to the left)

Apply January 15 - March 1

Before you apply, read through the specifics below. You should also check through the rest of this website to better understand what will be asked of you as an intern. If you qualify and an internship sounds like something you want to pursue, print or make a digital copy of the application (left). Complete the application and email it as an attachment to

Syllabus - Summer Research Internships

General info:

LBR summer internships offer students the opportunity to conduct original hands on science research. Students are eligible for a stipend of over $1,000 by completing an 8 week summer internship, working 17.5 hours per week, for a total of 140 hours. Interns must be able to travel to Lower Brule High School daily. Students are expected to complete their internship hours between 8:30am and 12pm, Monday-Friday. Review the syllabus for specific duties. Stipends will be paid out through two installments - after half (70 hours) and full (140 hours) completion of the internship. Besides earning money, research interns are also eligible to receive academic credit for their participation through enrollment in Lower Brule Tribal School's (or other participating school's) 1 credit Service Learning Capstone Experience Course (see for more info).

Application Rubric


Students may apply for an internship position starting January 15th. All applications must be submitted by March 1st. Applications will be scored by three members of the Lower Brule Research Board of Directors based on the application scoring rubric (below). The highest scoring 12 applicants will be notified of their selection on April 1st. See Job Application Assessment Rubric for more specifics. All applicants will be notified of final position decisions by May 1st.


To apply for an internship position students must be 13-18 years old on June 1, 2019. All interns must be able to travel to Lower Brule High School daily..


Review the calendar for a schedule of events. Most importantly, please schedule to be at the Lower Brule High School Commons on June 2nd at 6:30pm with your family for an introductory dinner with your mentors.