2016 High School Summer Interns

Summer interns spend four weeks at Lamont working individually and in small groups on research projects designed and led by our scientists. By the end of their internship, students understand what a career in science involves. They also gain critical science skills, including how to read research papers, perform measurements, collect and present data, and report on their research.

In 2016, student research projects focus on a range of Earth science topics, including climate change, oceanography, geochemistry, ocean and life sciences, marine genomics, tree ring research, seismology, and geophysics.

Read more about their research in the article, “A Summer of Hands-on, Minds-on Science.”

We were pleased to host the following 12 students during the summer of 2016.

Project: Southern African Climates and Agulhas Current System

Led by Sidney Hemming

Ayla Markowski—Morris Knolls High School, Rockaway, NJ
Elmina David—Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Performing Arts, New York, NY
Andrew Celli—Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY
Tess Strohm—Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Performing Arts, New York, NY
Taiya A. Sharif—Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY
Sonja R. O’Brien—Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY

Project: Back to the Future: Ancient Climate from Fossil Molecules
Led by William D’Andrea

Siddhartha Das—Academy of Earth & Space Science (PANTHER Academy), Paterson, NJ
Rebecca Holt—Ward Melville High School, East Setauket, NY
Addison Bent—Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY
Evan N. Lipton—Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY

Project: Geochemical calibration of modern Isopora and Acropora corals from the Great Barrier Reef and application to the IODP Leg 325 fossil corals
Led by Brad Linsley

Emile Warot—Lycee Francais de New York, New York, NY

Project: Active Lava Lakes as a Window into Magma and Volcano Dynamics
Led by Einat Lev

Julia Grandury—Lycee Francais de New York, New York, NY

This program is made possible by support from several anonymous donors.