ARMAS in Education Center

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Internships / Internship Application

Attention New Mexico Highlands University STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students there are some great internship opportunities for Spring 2017.  Please stop by to visit with Internship Coordinator, Monique Esquibel and learn more about this opportunities.  Her office is located in the Engineering Building Room 106-A or call her at 505 426-2104.

Click here for the Spring 2017 ARMAS internship application. 

List of Internships


Contamination Study Nets Student an Award ​Rachael Lucero Las Vegas, N.M. – A New Mexico Highlands University biology/chemistry double major completed a bioremediation study that holds promise as a new method for cleansing water contaminated with copper. Rachael Lucero won the top award at the university’s Research Day 2012 competition for her research on using a copper-resistant bacterial strain found in the pit lake of the abandoned Nacimiento copper mine near Cuba, N.M. to help remove copper from water. “Biochar is a super-heated charcoal like substance made from organic material that has been used for centuries to enhance soil and crop growth,” said microbiology professor Richard Plunckett,



​Explore careers in Environment with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required.  To learn more about the Environment, click here for related links.

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