Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

The annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum is an opportunity for undergraduate students in all disciplines to showcase their research, scholarship, and creative activities to the OSU community and beyond.

You can select to present your work as either an oral (podium) or poster presentation. Oral presentations will be 15-minutes (10-minute presentation and 5-minute question/answer period). Poster presentations will be displayed on a large easel.

The Denman Forum will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 8:00am to 5:00pm in the Ohio Union
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

More information about the Denman Research Forum can be found on their website.

MIT Amgen Scholars Program

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This is an opportunity for for students to engage in research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as part of their summer 2018 Amgen Scholars Program. Undergraduates will participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT is science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to the program will conduct full-time research, attend seminars and workshops, present their research, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests , and attend a mid-summer symposium at UCLA.

Twenty undergraduates, 15 visiting students and 5 MIT students, will be admitted to the program. Participants will be paid $4,500 for the summer, receive on-campus housing, a food allowance, and visiting Scholars will be provided travel to/from Boston.

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More information can be found on their flyer and on their website, as well as the application.

Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer Research Experience at Virginia Tech

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Application Deadline: February 5, 2018

Virginia Tech, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is now taking applications for the 2018 Research Experiences for Undergraduate Program that runs from May 29 – August 10, 2018. This opportunity is for undergraduates to participate in research while earning $5,000 for the duration of the program, and additional money for living expenses. Applications are being accepted in both science and engineering on the topic of Materials Innovation at the Intersection of Food-Energy-Water Systems.

Applications can be found online, and more information is available on their website.

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Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity

The University of Nebraska is currently accepting applications for their 2018 Summer Research Program.

Their 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at Research1 University. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.

Priority review of the applications begins February 1st, 2018. All applications must be completed by March 1st, 2018.

More information and the program applications can be found on their website.

Want to jumpstart your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Summer Undergrad Research- Chemical Evolution

The Center for Chemical Evolution is actively recruiting undergraduate students for their 10-week, paid, 2018 Summer Research Program- focused on the study of chemical evolution and the chemistry associated with the origins of life.

The application deadline is February 15th, 2018. Participants are assigned to a research mentor, and are paid a minimum $5000 stipend in addition to a travel allowance. On-campus housing is also provided.

Want more information? Visit this online flyer to access more details and to begin filling out your application!

Want to jumpstart your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.


Molecular Medicine PhD Program

Have you considered a research career in graduate school?  
Deadline: January 1st 2018  
In this program, you will get a Research Thesis Advisor and a Clinical Mentor who will help design an independent study or “Clinical Experience,” in addition to core coursework. All course work is completed in the Lerner Research Institute on the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic. You get to choose rotation and thesis mentors from a  faculty in research departments at both the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University campuses.

Full Tuition + Stipend
The deadline for the PhD program in Molecular Medicine, offered through a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, is January 1st, 2018 for Fall 2018 enrollment. Details and the online application can be found on our website,

Indiana University Biochemistry Graduate Program

Indiana University has an active and growing biochemistry research community. The faculty that participate involved in this graduate program are passionate about their research interests, which span nearly all aspects of the structure, function and dynamics of proteins, nucleic acids and other biomolecules. If you are considering graduate and PhD studies in biochemistry, check out Indiana University’s program via the flyer below.




Marathon Petroleum Summer Internship Opportunity


If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, where you can gain hands-on experience, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) can help get you there! MPC offers tremendous opportunities in their Refining Analytical and Development (RAD) department where you can add value and grow professionally.  You will have the opportunity to work in a team oriented environment that fosters coaching and support.

MPC, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is accepting resumes for their Chemistry Lab Interns at its Catlettsburg, Kentucky facility.  The position is open to students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies.

Interns will work in the RAD department which provides analytical, research, process optimization, and environmental support to various business units throughout Marathon Petroleum Corporation and its affiliates.  Interns will support these activities through special project work, day-to-day laboratory and field activities, and exposure to a variety of analytical techniques and methodologies (i.e. gas chromatography, wet chemistry, x-ray, etc.).   This special project work may also meet student’s capstone requirement.

Marathon Petroleum is returning to campus to conduct interviews for summer internships in their chemistry laboratory. If you are interested, apply online through the FutureLink/Buckeye Careers system. To be considered for an on-campus interview you must log in to your FutureLink/Buckeye Careers account and submit a resume to posting ID# 25324231

Undergraduate students can log in at

Graduate students can log in at

The deadline is tomorrow (9/26) at midnight, so don’t wait!

UC College of Medicine Accepting Applications


The University of Cincinnati is currently looking for well-trained, motivated, and intelligent students like you! Their Graduate Program in Cancer and Cell Biology is accepting applications to their PhD program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Conduct research on molecular mechanisms while using state-of-the-art equipment at the forefront of technology. The research you carry out will be the foundation for future therapies that impact the lives of cancer patients.

If interested, please follow UC’s instructions for applying here. 

For more information, please visit their graduate program website.

Women in Physical Science

All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences are invited to attend this year’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS’17)

WoPhyS’17 will be held Thursday, November 9 – Saturday, November 11,2017 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend keynote talks given by invited scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from across the United States
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’17 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.

Visit the website for more information or for concerns.