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This study aims to identify the types of risks and challenges influencing drinking water quality and availability in rural areas, with a particular emphasis on communities of 1,000 residents or less in NL. There are four major components of this research study that will be assessed:
The research project is seeking Mitacs funding for 6, 3 month internships. The requirement of Mitacs funding states the students must spend at least 1/3 of their internship with an industry partner, this equals a total of 3 weeks full time of work (35 hours/week). More information about the Mitacs program can be found at: http://www.mitacs.ca/accelerate/program-guide. Funding for these 6 internships would be provided by the Harris Centre – RBC-Water Research and Outreach Fund and Mitacs.
If you would be interested in accepting an intern for 3 weeks either in Fall 2013 or Winter 2014 please contact the NL Rural Water Quality project coordinator, Sarah Minnes, at: email@example.com.