*Applications for the 2013 i3 summer internship and research program are
now being accepted. Please share with students of all majors.

Dear Colleagues and Student Leaders,

The *iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)* is an undergraduate research and
leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented
populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. i3
is held each year in June at the University of Pittsburgh and includes two
summer institutes and a year-long team research project. Students are
immersed in special-topics workshops, professional development seminars,
research projects, and network-building opportunities. Students of all
majors are encouraged to apply. For more information about the program and
the information sciences, click here:

i3 Scholars receive full funding for travel and housing as well as a $50
per day stipend for their continued participation. Upon completion of the
program, i3 Scholars are eligible for scholarship opportunities at select
graduate schools in the United States.

To apply to i3, students must submit an online application with essay
questions, two letters of recommendation, and official undergraduate
transcripts. All application materials must be submitted by *March 8, 2013*.
* *Additional information about the program and application process can be
found online:

i3 is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is hosted by the
University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences. Please direct
all questions to Michael Depew at [log in to unmask]

Michael Depew

Michael Depew**
Director, iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)<>
<>University of Pittsburgh
School of Information Sciences
135 N. Bellefield Avenue, Room 603
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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