Ingalls Field Ecology Program

February 2, 2024

Gain hands-on experience in field ecology research through the Louise H. and David S. Ingalls Field Ecology Program. Interns live and work Yale-Myers Forest in northeastern CT, joining a vibrant summer community of students and researchers. Housing & a stipend are provided.


Interns work with researchers on a current project in field ecology to collect and analyze field-based ecological data. Research topics for 2024 include:

  • Forest ecology & silviculture
  • Forest farming
  • Silvopasture
  • Soil carbon


The program is intended for current or newly graduated undergrads seeking research experience to further their academic or professional goals. Some coursework in environmental science, ecology, or related is useful, but not required.


Program Dates: May 22 - Aug 3, 2024

Apply by: February 26, 2024


Contact: Laura Green (Research & Extension Forester) -


More information and application instructions can be found here: