Dow AgroSciences R&D Summer Intern Program

Dow AgroSciences is accepting applications for their summer Research & Development Internships. R&D internships are available in chemistry, biology, and computer science related disciplines, including, but not limited to, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, plant breeding, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, surface chemistry, engineering (chemical, biological, material, or optical) and informatics (bio and chem).

Dow’s laboratory-based Research and Development internships are located in Indianapolis, Indiana. These are a paid internships; salaries are determined by the student’s year in school.

Eligible students will be pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree from a U.S. based college or university with proper U.S. work authorization, or the ability to obtain work authorization through their university.

Applications are due November 1, 2018 for the 2019 program.

More information on the internships can be found from the following links:

Organic Chemistry | Analytical Chemistry | Biochemistry & Biotechnology  |  Computer Science & Technology | Engineering & Automation | Environmental Science | Material & Polymer Science | Plant Biology

Pumpkin Carving Contest – Save the Date

Round up a group of your CBC friends (teams of 1 to 4 people), and come carve pumpkins (and eat pizza) with us!

Where: Celeste Lobby
When: Monday, October 29th at 5:30pm
Judging will take place at 7:00pm
Judging categories:
STEM, Spooky, OSU, Wildcard, and the Best Overall!

Prizes will be given out for the winners of EACH category!
RSVP link will be available soon!

ASC Career Coaching

Need some career advice? Starting next Friday, September 21st until Friday, November 2nd a Career Coach from the Center for Career and Professional Services will be in Celeste Lab near the first floor elevator to assist students with:

  • Targeting their resume to a specific position
  • Preparing for upcoming interviews, career fairs, or networking events
  • Creating a profile on Handshake
  • Developing strategies to increase their career networking, including use of LinkdIn

This representative will be in Celeste Lab on Friday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am. For more information about career help visit the ASC Career Success Website!

Now Hiring- Student Assistant

The Ohio State Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is now hiring a student assistant to support work with alumni relations. In this position you will be helping with:

  • Research and analysis of undergraduate alumni
  • Alumni and Industry event assistance
  • Graduate level alumni research and analysis
  • Alumni blog assistance/creation of promotional materials
  • Other duties as assigned

If you have any questions  you may email or call Caitlin E. Golec at or 614-688-2173. Those interested in the position may email their resume to Caitlin!

College of Medicine Q&A

Join the OSU College of Medicine Associate Dean of Admissions and the Director of Admissions for group Q&A sessions regarding Medical School Admissions. Get answers to your questions about the application process, the new MCAT, the personal statement, the AAMC’s holistic review of applicants, and much more.

Starting September 26, 2018, the Q&A Sessions will happen every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. The 2nd Wednesday of the month sessions are from 8:00am to 9:00am and the 4th Wednesday of the month sessions are from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Each session is in 233 Meiling Hall.

From more information, view their flyer, email, or call (614) 292-7137.

For registration sign up here.

Volunteer Opportunity

Scientific Thinkers invites STEM students to join their organization.

Scientific Thinkers is a student organization that partners with Columbus Elementary Schools. Through the Scientific Thinkers™ program, undergraduate and graduate students from OSU STEM departments work with teachers and students in First through Fifth grade to encourage students to always be curious and ask questions about the world around them.

The undergraduate and graduate student volunteers gain unique practice at communicating scientific information to those outside the field. They also have an opportunity to reach out to the Columbus community and motivate the next generation of scientific thinkers!

Volunteer visits are available on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:30PM and on Thursdays from 3:00-5:30 PM . Carpooling is available to and from the elementary schools.

If you are interested in learning more about Scientific Thinkers please visit their website. To become a member sign up for a mandatory orientation either on August 28th at 1:00 PM (Tuesday Innis visits) or September 20th at 3:00 PM (Thursday Mansion Day visits).

Hertz Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

The Hertz Foundation offers a few qualified candidates with the Hertz Fellowship each year, awarded to applicants that prove to be exceptional scientific and technical innovators. The Fellowship will ideally provide those awarded with the maximum possible freedom and encouragement to innovate in their graduate programs. This Fellowship is aimed toward graduate programs such as engineering, mathematics, and the physical, life and computational sciences. Unlike other Fellowships, the Hertz Foundation is prepared to provide five years of support for students.

Further details about the Hertz Fellowship can be found here. Additional questions can also be directed to or

Important Dates:

Application Opens: August 15, 2018

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

References Due: October 26, 2018

Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Deadline: Monday, September 17th 

The Undergraduate Research Scholarship and the International Research Grant for Undergraduates in the Arts and Sciences are scholarships ranging from $500 to $6,000. The Honors Committee does not require that applicants be members of the Arts and Sciences Honors Program; however, the committee generally gives preference to students who are candidates for graduation with research distinction or with honors research distinction, because they have demonstrated the sort of academic ability and commitment which indicates the likelihood of success in completing a major research project. Selections will be made in November. The application can be found online, and if you have further questions, contact the Arts and Sciences Honors Office at (614) 292-5104.

Pre-Health Open House

Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistant Program will host a joint Pre-Health Open House on their Dublin campus this fall.

Attending students will hear from the Dean of HCOM-Dublin, the PA Program Director, and Admissions Representatives. In addition, they will meet with students that are currently in the programs and tour the facilities. Refreshments will be provided.

The Open House will take place on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:30am. Students interested in attending should RSVP  on their Google Form. More information can be found on the event’s official flyer.