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REU Internship at the University of Akron

Applications are still open for the 2022 summer research experience for the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron internship. This competitive program is sponsored by the National Research Foundation, the University of Akron, and corporate sponsors.

The program will take place over the course of 9 weeks, during which students will investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering. This includes chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials. Interns will take part in research and career development activities, discussions outlining their research progress, and visits to regional companies. The program will come to a close with an oral or poster presentation of the intern’s research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference.

Support includes a $5,400 stipend and on campus housing.

The program will run from Monday, June 6 to Friday, August 5.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11, 2022. Further information such as how to apply and eligibility can be found here.

Ohio State Engineering in Healthcare: Industry and Research Symposium 2022

The Engineering in Healthcare: Industry and Research Symposium is an annual conference hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Society that combines academic research and industry development to allow for a unique networking experience between students and companies.

This is a virtual event that will be held from February 18-19, 2022.

In attendance will be…

  • Over 10 leading biomedical industry partners
  • Graduate and undergraduate students from over 20 different universities

Find more information and register here by February 10, 2022. Any questions can be sent to this email: mohta.9@osu.edu.

 

Job Openings at GFS Chemicals

GFS Chemicals has applications open for new graduates. There are several different openings for applicants.

These openings include…

  • In the QC lab at the Fine and Specialty Organics division
  • In the QC lab at the Fine Inorganics division

Students or recent graduates can apply and look for more information here. You can reach out to Austin Hutchinson of the Organic Specialty Chemicals Manufacturing Division at this email with any further questions: AHutchinson@GFSChemicals.com.

ProtonGuru Test Preparation Scholarships

ProtonGuru is offering scholarships for MCAT, PCAT, and PA-CAT programs. They are offering both tuition and half tuition scholarships to top quality test preparation programs.

ProtonGuru is aiming to get these scholarships to students from groups in underrepresented health professions and to first-generation college students to give them equal opportunity for improved entry to health professions.

Applications are due February 10, 2022. Winners of the scholarships will be announced February 23, 2022 and winners will be notified in rolling format.

Applications can be found here. And more information can be found here.

Careers in Biotech Event

Join ASC Career Success for an undergraduate geared career event. This will allow students to explore careers in biotech, while learning about trends in the field, existing and emerging career paths, and more. Students will be able to hear from representatives from the Biotech industry from partners such as:

  • AmplifyBio
  • Andelyn Biosciences
  • Forge Biologics
  • Oakwood Labs
  • Medpace, Inc
  • Sarepta Therapeutics

All students are welcome to attend, specifically students interested in biotech career paths, looking to connect to professionals, or explore more career options. Students are also encouraged to prepare for the event by familiarizing themselves with the various companies and develop questions beforehand. Resume’s may also help optimize students experience. Professional attire is encouraged but not required.

This event will be held on Tuesday, February 1st from 4:30-6pm in Journalism Building 270.

Registration available on Handshake.

2022 Startup Career Fair

The Business Builders Club is hosting its 3rd annual Startup Career Fair. The Career Fair will include 40 businesses from around the Midwest, giving students the opportunity to hear from startups in the area. All students interested in working for a startup are encouraged to attend.

This will take place on Tuesday, January 25th from 12 PM – 4 Pm via Zoom.

For the Zoom link please visit the Startup Career Fair event page. If you plan on attending or wish to hear more information please fill out the interest form.

The Buckeye Biotechnology Association

This is a student organization focused on fostering a community of students interested in biotechnology.

This organization

  • Hosts undergraduate run meetings to start dialogues around different subjects of biotechnology
  • Networks with professors and startup companies in biotechnology
  • Hosts joint events with startups in the area

The organization is looking to fill leadership positions. This opportunity is open to anyone, including but not limited to underclassmen.

Reach out to Meyer.1375@buckeyemail.osu.edu with any general questions, or if you are interested in a leadership position.

More information on this organization can be found here. The organization also has a Discord that you can join here.

Summer REU Program in Marine Science

Applications are open for the Marine Sciences Summer Program at the University of Delaware. This program is for undergraduate students in STEM. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns work in a research-intensive atmosphere on a topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography or marine biology/geology/ biogeochemistry. Interns will also have the chance to present reports at the end of the program.

This summer program is 10 weeks and will run from Monday, June 6 to Friday, August 12.

This program includes

  • Opportunities to conduct guided research on marine science, weekly research seminars, professional development presentations, and field trips to nearby coastal marine systems
  • A free housing complex for interns with a washer, dryer, AC, and Wi-Fi
  • $6, 500 stipend and travel assistance

The application can be found here and more information can be found here. Applications are due by February 11, 2022.

With any further questions, you can contact this email: jyork@udel.edu.

Laboratory Project Coordinator Job Opportunity

Medpace, a clinical research organization based in Cincinnati, has opened an entry level Laboratory Project Coordinator position for applications. Medpace has connections to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Medpace is dedicated to developing ground-breaking drugs and technology.

As a Lab Project Coordinator, job responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and maintaining laboratory manuals
  • Develop and present clinical laboratory presentations
  • Design and monitor production of specimen collection kits
  • Communicate protocols between departments
  • Write and revise Standard Operating Procedures

Medpace is looking for applicants with a science or health related Bachelor’s degree, good communication skills, and prefer laboratory experience.

Applications are available at, as well as more information regarding the job listing and Medpace here.

University of Northern Texas Graduate Program

The application for University of Northern Texas’ Graduate Program is now open for fall 2022. This program is for students considering getting a Master’s, PhD, or Professional Science Masters in Chemistry.

This program includes

  • Research in traditional areas of chemistry as well as multidisciplinary areas
  • Individual mentoring and engagement through the teacher-scholar model

The application can be found here. After February 1, admission offers will vary depending on program space available.

A flyer can be found here. And a letter from a chemistry professor and chair of the Graduate Affairs Committee at the university can be found here.

You can reach out to the email, Chemistry@unt.edu, with any further questions.