Lubrizol Summer Internship Opportunities

Lubrizol, a specialty chemical corporation focused on sustainability is offering three summer internship opportunities for undergraduate chemistry students. The internships available focus on synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and thermal analysis. All of their internships are paid positions and are located at the global Lubrizol headquarters in Wickliffe, OH. Second-year chemistry majors are encouraged to apply! Check out the links below for more information on the three different positions offered.

DAAD Rise Germany Internships

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) has a highly competitive RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) program in which undergraduates in STEM fields from the U.S., the U.K., and Canada have the opportunity to work with research groups at universities in Germany. Interns will be matched with a doctoral student mentor in their laboratories and will receive a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses.

You can explore their internship database to learn more about the positions this program offers. Apply online through their application portal. Applications are open from November 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019.

Additionally, Ohio State will be running information sessions about the DAAD Rise program at the Kuhn Honors and Scholars Center on campus. More information about the information sessions can be found here or on OSU’s fellowship website.

Information Sessions:

  • Thursday, October 31, 4 – 5 p.m., Kuhn Honors & Scholars Center
  • Friday, November 1, Noon – 1 p.m., Kuhn Honors & Scholars Center

Application deadline: December 15, 2019.

2019 OSU Graduate and Professional School Fair

Wednesday, November 6th, 4:30-6 p.m.
Performance Hall, 1st Floor of the Ohio Union

The College of Arts and Sciences Student Council will host their 10th annual OSU Graduate and Professional School Fair on Wednesday, November 6th. Attendees can speak with admissions representatives from 20+ graduate and professional programs offered at Ohio State, as well as the pre-law and pre-health academic advisors.

Any and all Ohio State students are invited to attend, where they can learn:

  • Why apply to Ohio State for graduate or professional school?
  • What’s involved in applying?
  • What undergraduate courses and programs can help you prepare?

No RSVP is necessary and free refreshments will be provided. To read more about this event and see a full list of the representatives attending, you can visit the website here.

This event is an option for Student Success Series credit.

Clean Energy Policy Internship

Interested in Clean Energy? The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program.

The internship is embedded within the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E) and would allow you to participate in policy-related projects at the DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D. C. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the C3E, as well as new strategic directions and activities.

Interns will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during the program based on academic and professional background, as well as additional benefits of health insurance, relocation expenses, and an education allowance of $10,000 per appointment year to cover travel-related expenses to scientific and professional development activities.

To learn more about this internship including eligibility requirements, you can visit their website here. The application for this position can be found here.

Science Career Fair and Networking Brunch

Are you graduating this academic year or searching for an internship within the science, healthcare, or government industries? Visit the Autumn 2019 Science Career Fair: Adapt Your Future hosted by the Arts and Sciences Career Success. There are 62 different employers attending including the CDC, EPA, and more! The event will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 11:30-4 PM in the Ohio Union. For more details, you can visit the event on Handshake.

Interested in networking further? Before the Career Fair begins, Career Success is hosting a networking brunch for employers and students! This is a unique opportunity to meet and connect with many of the employers that will be tabling at the career fair on a more casual, intimate level. If you are interested in the Networking Brunch, please RSVP via Handshake because space is limited! This will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 AM in 311 Denney Hall.

Open Teaching Positions

Southern Teachers Agency is beginning a new season of recruiting for the 2020-2021 school year! Southern Teachers Agency was founded in 1902 and is the oldest placement agency for educators in the country, and its services are free.

If you are interested in a chemistry teaching position, especially in the southern United States, Southern Teachers Agency can help you find the right fit. Candidates for the teaching positions do not necessarily need teacher certification to work in private/independent schools. To learn more and apply, you can visit their website.

Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences

The eleventh annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS ’19) is coming up soon. All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences, with focus on physics, chemistry, materials science, nanoscience, optics, photonics, astronomy, and applied physics and engineering are welcome to attend!

WoPhyS ’19 will be held Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9, 2019 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Some opportunities students will have at the conference:

  • Present research accomplishments
  • Attend keynote talks by scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Network with science students and faculty from across the country
  • Tour facilities and labs of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Want to be further involved in the conference? The WoPhyS ’19 steering committee is seeking nominations of outstanding undergraduate researchers to present their research projects and results during invited student talks. Please submit nominations for invited student speakers by contacting Jocelyn Bosley at jbosley@unl.edu.

To register for and learn more information about the WoPhyS ’19 conference, you can visit their website. There are no registration fees and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are also available for undergraduate students planning to present a talk or poster at the conference.

Career and Internship Fair Autumn 2019

The Ohio State University’s Autumn 2019 Career and Internship Fair is quickly approaching! The event will occur on Tuesday, Septemeber 17 and Wednesday, September 18 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Ohio Union. There will also be an Interview Day on Thursday, September 19 if applicable.

Join us for our university-wide career fair connecting students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels with employers seeking to recruit for career employment, internships, and co-ops.

More information about the event and the employers that are attending can be found on the Buckeye Careers website here.

Never been to a career and internship fair before? The Office of Student Life will be putting on several preparatory events leading up to the career fair for students! These events span from what to wear and what to expect, to best practices from applying to specific fields, and everything in between to help students and recent alumni land their ideal internship or position. More information about these events can be found on Handshake and here.