Calling alumni of the IRIS Internship Program! Now is your chance to grab fame and fortune by submtting a design idea for the 2012 Internship T-Shirt.
Who is eligible: Any alumni of our internship program
What: Submit a design featuring your own original work (either scientific or artistic) for a "seismology" T-shirt. Even if you can only sketch out your idea as stick figures, you can participate as IRIS has a graphics artist on staff to turn great ideas into polished products.
When: All designs must be received by May 11th, 2012
How: Ideas must be sent to Michael Hubenthal at firstname.lastname@example.org Concepts will be evaluted based on their ability to be transitioned into a final product.
What do you win: Well, besides the envy of your peers, first place will receive a complimentary copy of the final T-shirt, a $30 iTunes gift card and a posting to the internship website to commorate your victory! The seond place winner will receive a $15 iTunes gift card.
Thanks: We would like to thank Noble Energy for their gracious donation of funding for this year's shirts!
As an example, last year's T-shirt design (shown above) was inspired by a submission from Cate Fox-Lent. Cate was an IRIS intern in 2003 and is currently high school science teacher in Austin, TX. The 2010 T-shirt features the work of Scott Burdick and colleagues. Scott was an IRIS intern in 2005 and is currently a PhD student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Other past designs are featured below...