Fulbright Week

The 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Core competition is now open.

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators, as well as for professionals and many others. Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to visit the Catalog of Awards to learn about opportunities in the field of Chemistry along with other fields.

The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2018.  U.S. citizenship is required. Grant lengths vary in duration; applicants can propose projects for a period of two to 12 months, as specified in the award description. Flexible options may also be available.

In addition, please note that Ohio State will hold its 9th Annual Fulbright Week during March 26-30, 2018. This initiative is co-organized by the Office of International Affairs, the Graduate School, and the Undergraduate Fellowship Office.  As in the past, these three units have combined efforts to provide a full week of events acknowledging past Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays recipients and hosting workshops, information sessions and open houses designed to inform potential Ohio State faculty, undergraduate and graduate student applicants about the opportunities available through the Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays programs. All faculty, professionals and students are welcome to participate in a myriad of Fulbright Week activities.

Fullbright Week is for both graduate and undergraduate students. For more information on its targeted events, see this undergraduate flyer or this graduate flyer.

Internship Opportunity with Mettler Toledo

Mettler Toledo is a multinational manufacturer of scales and analytical instruments. It is the largest provider of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial, and food retailing applications. They are looking for a summer intern for their US Lab Tech Support group at their 1900 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH 43240 location.  They are accepting applications through the end of March. Candidates must be currently enrolled students.

To learn more about Mettler Toledo, check out their website  or apply today!


Mettler Toldeo currently supports the following analytical instrumentation:

Karl Fisher titrators

Potentiometric and acid/base titrators

Density and Refractive Index meters

Loss on Drying Moisture analyzers

Melting Point & Dropping Point analyzers

UV/VIS spectrophotometers

DSC / TGA thermal characterization systems

Analytical, Micro, and precision laboratory balances



Atlantis 2018 Shadowing Fellowships Now Open

Atlantis is an educational organization in Washington, D.C., dedicated to providing an ethical international shadowing Fellowship for pre-medical and pre-nursing students.  Students receive 20+ hours of shadowing per week during their summer programs and gain perspective on whether medicine is the right career path for them.  Atlantis host hospitals are in Europe and South America.

You can check out their website here and or apply today. Scholarship funding for student leaders is available.

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.

Studying abroad is a valuable and exciting part of an undergraduate experience. When pursuing any study abroad opportunity, be sure to check in with an advisor to address any academic or financial implications of a semester abroad. Bon voyage!”

3rd Annual Poster Session

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The Columbus Younger Chemists Committee and the Ohio State Chemistry and Biochemistry Club present the

3rd Annual Poster Session

March 31st, 2018

11:00 am – 2:00 pm, CBEC Lobby

There will be a networking hour, giving students the chance to make valuable connections with professionals during a catered lunch. Judges for this event are from local industries and institutions. Parking validation is available.
Abstracts Due: March 25th, 2018. Those who are interested in submitting an abstract, and to RSVP, can find the application online.

STEM Summer Research Programs

Still looking for a Summer Research program? It’s not too late!

The Institution for Broadening Participation has compiled a database of funded research programs at www.PathwaysToScience.org. Students can use their advanced search page to find programs with upcoming deadlines.

To help your search, they have also put together an quick video tutorial on using their search engine.


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.

Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School Program Application Deadline Approaching

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm

Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School (NFUSS) is a six-week course, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics. This program will be held June 11 to July 20, 2018, at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. Through laboratory experiments and complementary lectures, students are introduced to the practice and technical aspects of nuclear forensic science. The program will also include a field trip to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Nuclear forensics involves examining materials recovered from radiological and nuclear events of an illicit or hostile nature in order to determine their character and origin. Nuclear forensics conclusions, combined with information from law enforcement investigation and intelligence, help identify those responsible for planned and actual attacks.

Nuclear forensics supports the U.S. Government’s commitment to identify and hold fully accountable any state or non-state actor that willfully supports, enables, or engages in hostile weapons of mass destruction, and activities that threaten the United States or our allies and partners.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline:February 28, 2018
  • Reference received deadline: March 9, 2018
  • Candidates notified of selection:March 1-30, 2018
  • Program dates:June 11 to July 20, 2018
  • Field trip to Oak Ridge National Laboratory:Tentative date of July 11, 2018

For more information, visit https://orise.orau.gov/nfuss/ or contact NFUSS@orau.org.

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.

REMINDER: FAST Fellowship Application Deadline is Approaching!

If you are looking for a an exciting opportunity during undergrad or post-grad, the FAST Fellowship may be just right for you! The Florida Agricultural Science and Technology (FAST) Fellowship Program is a paid, two-year program in a state-of-the art laboratory located in Tallahassee, Florida. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. Don’t wait, apply today!

For more information about the program, check out the original blog post.

REMINDER: University of Pittsburgh Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Have you decided what you are doing this summer? Why not get paid to do research?

The deadline is approaching to register for the Pittsburgh undergraduate summer research fellowship! Original Blog Post Here

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.

Cross World Medics Summer Programs in South Africa!

Cross World Medics is currently accepting applications for their 2018 Summer Shadow and Service Programs. They are offering 1-8 week Medical, Nursing, Midwifery, and Veterinary programs in South Africa! The Cross World Medics program aims to democratize healthy living, but focuses more on clinical experience and community service. Students will be assigned to a clinic or hospital in South Africa to learn about global health initiatives, shadow health professionals, and serve vulnerable communities.

Cross World Medics Interns will:

  • Gain international experience on the ground in global health initiatives.
  • Shadow health professionals and cultivate lifelong relationships.
  • Distinguish themselves as applicants to medical/graduate school
  • Immerse themselves in diversity through service and excursions.
  • Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.
  • Enhance health care skills in real-world environments

For  more information on these health programs, visit their Beyond Shadowing Page or apply online with their 2018 Application.

The application deadline is Feb. 28, 2018, so don’t wait!

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

National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Michigan State University will host a 10-week NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in computational and data science beginning May 21-July 27, 2018.

Projects provided through iCER ACRES: Advanced Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES) focus on the development and enhancement of algorithms, models, and software for applications in multiple research areas that require high-performance computing resources.

Research areas include: computational chemistry, biology, biomechanics, physics, astrophysics, mathematics, machine learning, materials science, earth science (seismology) and neuroscience.

Who should apply: Undergraduate US citizens or permanent residents from a wide variety of fields, including STEM disciplines are invited to apply. Women and other underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications are now open! For more information check out this flyer and to apply visit: http://icer-acres.msu.edu.


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