Internship Experience: Princeton Environmental Institute

(News at Princeton) – When Devika Balachandran and David Hoyos arrived in Mississippi last June to embark upon an eight-week-long internship, the two Princeton University undergraduates did not know each other — but that was about to change.

Balachandran and Hoyos worked alongside one another in a summer research project sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) designed to better understand an ecological quandary: how agricultural nitrogen pollution influences ground and stream waters that drain into the Mississippi River.

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