VICTORIA, CANADA June 23, 2014 – Rockland Scientific (RSI) is pleased present the interim results of our first summer internship from the Borders (SWB) program. Through this bi-lateral exchange program between Canada and Brazil, RSI has brought Carolina Machado Lima de Camargo onto the oceanographic team to assist in customer service and in-house applied research programs.
Carolina is a full-time undergraduate student of the Institute of Oceanography at the Federal University of Rio Grande in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Through the Sciences Without Borders program, she attended two academic terms in the Ocean Sciences Program at the University of British Columbia. Upon completing the academic portion of the exchange program, participants in the Sciences Without Borders program are encouraged to engage in a summer internship that provides real-world experience working day-to-day in an institution or private sector company in their respective discipline.