Graduate Preview Program: University of Wisconsin-Madison

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is May 6.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry is hosting a graduate preview program, CHOPS (CHemistry OPportunitieS), in October.

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The CHOPS all-expense paid weekend highlights the strengths of the Department and the culture of Madison. This gives potential applicants an opportunity to see and experience the University before graduate school applications are due.

High-caliber students who may not have considered Madison as their first choice for graduate work are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply, please visit the CHOPS website.

 

SURI: Behavioral Ecology at Ohio State

The deadline to apply for both of these opportunities is April 1.

Opportunity #1: Bird Project

Individuals with an interest in animal husbandry and animal behavior are encouraged to apply for this position occurring from May-August. Two positions are available. Training will be provided, and assistants will  learn about the care, maintenance, and handling of wild birds for an ongoing research project. A time commitment of 2-3 hours, 2 days a week is expected, with some evening or weekend work occurring as needed with a flexibility for class schedules.

This research will occur in the Aronoff Laboratory on the Columbus campus.

To apply, email Dee Bolen and include a short CV/resume. Make sure to put “Bird Project” in the subject line.

Opportunity #2: Goldfinch Researchgoldfinchy

An upper-level undergraduate student with an interest in animal behavior and working with birds is needed for developing and conducting a project exploring social influences on mate choice preferences in the American Goldfinch. Experience with identifying wild birds by sight and sound is preferred but not required. Data collection will occur May-August and data analysis and write-up will extend into the 2016-2017 school year. Some evening and weekend work will be expected over the summer. The project is collaborative but independent enough for presentation at the Denman and other conferences.

This research will occur in the Aronoff Laboratory on the Columbus campus as well as other field sites on and near campus.

To apply, email Dee Bolen and include a short CV/resume. Make sure to put “Goldfinch Research” in the subject line.

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SURI: Emergency Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

ChildrensThe deadline to apply for this opportunity is April 15.

The Emergency Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is looking for undergraduates to screen and enroll patients as part of its research initiatives.

Participants will have the opportunity to experience the environment of one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country and be able to interact with a variety of healthcare team members.

Other duties of the Undergraduate Research Assistant include consent/assent eligible patients for specifically assigned research studies, perform administrative duties, and learn about pediatric emergency care.

Interested students can find more information and apply via this informational flyer.

Students should send completed applications to Jessica Saunders at Jessica.Saunders@nationwidechildrens.org.

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences Opportunity

GEGE Healthcare Life Sciences is looking for a candidate for a part-time position at Ohio State.

Duties include gathering and providing insight, promotion and program support, literature distribution, stock room/ sample support, and acting as a positive representation of GE.

Several candidates in the past who have been in this position move right on to a job/company after graduation.

The position requires 10 hours/week and the candidate is paid $15/hour.

For more information, email Health Bowers (heath.bowers@ge.com), the Consumables Sales Specialist at GE.

SURI: University of Pittsburgh

uofpittThe Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh will be offering a 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF Pitt 2016).

There are opportunities for up to five female or minority undergraduate students majoring in chemistry who are expected to graduate in 2017.

A stipend of $350 per week will be provided for up to 10 weeks of summer research, with the ability to start as early as May 23.

Free housing in Pennsylvania Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus is also included.

Interested applicants can apply online.

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LeaderShape 2016

The application deadline for this opportunity is Friday, March 11.

Are you interested in building your leadership skills? The LeaderShape Program at Ohio State will be held August 14-19 and will challenge participants to lead with integrity.

The LeaderShape Institute is the flagship program from the national organization LeaderShape, Inc.  The six day program includes dialogue and interactive self-discovery in a supportive learning community. The goal is to develop lifelong leadership skills, create a vision for the future, and to be able to lead with integrity.  Through utilizing interactive program methods rather than classroom lectures, everyone becomes a teacher and a learner. Students get to discover what they want to do and who they want to be.

 

This program is supported through the Office of Student Life and Coca-Cola and there is no cost to attend.  More information about this opportunity is available on both the Ohio Union’s and Leadershape’s websites.

SURI: University of North Texas Chemistry NSF-REU Program

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The application deadline for this opportunity is March 1.

The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas is now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 NSF-REU Program. The program focuses on research in analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. Many of the projects will involve collaboration between experimental and computational chemists. The program is ten weeks long beginning on June 6. Participants are given a $5,000 stipend, plus housing. Funds are also available to defray travel costs.

If you are interested, here are the next steps to take:

  1. Complete application
  2. Complete personal statement
  3. Obtain your transcript
  4. Obtain two letters of recommendation
  5. Send everything in by TUESDAY, MARCH 1 (early application is encouraged)

More information as well as the forms listed above are available here.

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Qualtrics Campus Visit & Job Opportunity

Qualtrics will be attending the Spring Career Fair to recruit mathematics and hard sciences students into their Product Specialist team, which acts as the training ground for the future leaders of the company, as well as hosting a campus immersion day on February 23 to inform students this new job opportunity in the company.

Product Specialists work as part of the University team which aids their 8,000+ clients in taking their research to the next level. Specialists are challenged to come up with creative solutions to clients’ technical questions, whether they be a student, professor, or professional. An analytical mind, problem-solving skills, and technical inclination are key to success in this position.

More information about this position is available on Qualtrics’ website or on Futurelink.

2016 Spring Career Fair

The Spring Career Fair is on Wednesday, February 24 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom at the Ohio Union.

The career fair is particularly important to graduating seniors as employers will be recruiting for full-time positions and entry-level training programs. In addition, there will be internship opportunities and chances to network for first, second, and third-year students.

While no registration is required to attend, students are encouraged to look at what organizations will be represented by clicking here. Many organizations are looking for life science majors, such as LabCorps, Medpace, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and The Peace Corps, among many other.

For tips on how to prepare for a career fair, click here.

SURI: UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography/Marine Physical Laboratory

The application deadline is February 26.

The Marine Physical Laboratory at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography is seeking undergraduate students for the MPL Summer Internship Program.

Undergraduates in applied mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, or geology are welcome to apply.

The internship is ten-weeks long and will allow students to work with scientists and learn about marine science and technology while also earning a salary.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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