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Job Opening with National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institute of Health (NIH) is actively recruiting an entry-level Downstream Process Development Associate Scientist to create processes to deliver material for first-time-in-human clinical trials. You must have a B.S. in biochemistry or another life science major with a strong chemistry background. Please see the job description for full details.

If you feel you are a good fit for this position, then please send your resume to Jeremy Hale (hale.516@osu.edu). Your resume should be a PDF file and the file must use the following file naming format to be passed on to an alumna at NIH:

Resume file name: NIH_Your First Name_Your Last Name_Downstream Process Dev Assoc Scientist_resume.PDF

Jeremy’s contact at NIH plans to pass top applicants to her hiring supervisor for consideration! This is a great opportunity. Resumes must be send to Jeremy by Monday, March 8th at Noon ET.

Apply to Be a Buckeye PAL

The Student Wellness Center is looking for student volunteers to provide accessible peer-to-peer support that promotes and enhances student development and well-being. The Buckeye Peer Access Line (PAL) is a non-emergency talk line that serves as a proactive approach for students navigating stress management, pressure to succeed, sense of belonging, relationship management and more.

Interested students should be a current undergraduate, graduate or professional student at Ohio State University. Students volunteer with Buckeye PAL 3-4 hours per week to answer non-emergency, incoming calls, serving as a support system for their peers and referring them to appropriate resources. PAL volunteers will also participate in outreach and marketing efforts, and attend all required trainings and meetings.

Learn more about the Buckeye PAL line and volunteer expectations by visiting the Buckeye PAL website.

Complete the Buckeye PAL application by Sunday, March 21.

Further questions and concerns can be sent to buckeyepal@osu.edu.

Midwest Health Professions Expo 2021

The 2021 Midwest Health Profession Expo will take place virtually on Monday, March 1, from 12:00-3:00pm.

This event will provide an opportunity for pre-health students and health professions schools and programs to come together. Students can learn all about the graduate school opportunities that will prepare them for a career in healthcare. Admission representatives can connect with students and inform them of their schools/program’s strengths, as well as what they look for in applicants.

With more than 80 Professional and Graduate programs already registered, students will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a competitive applicants to the programs they are interested in pursuing in the future. Each recruiter listing includes the programs they represent, institution description, and the times they will be available to chat.

Student registration can be found here. If you have any questions, please email midwesthealthprofessionsexpo@gmail.com.

2021 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair

The Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair will take place virtually on Thursday, March 4 from 1-5PM.

 

This will be the 11th year for this fair and while the purpose of the event remains to connect employers with undergraduate students seeking internships, volunteer opportunities, part-time and full-time summer employment, intent going forward is to use this fair as a showcase for organizations that demonstrate inclusive excellence.

Career Success is committed to partnering with organizations that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything they do. These organizations may have been started or consist of many employees that have been underrepresented in the past including men and women of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

The event will host over 100 employers who are looking to hire Ohio State students of all majors.

Registration is open now.

Cunningham Appalachian Student Scholarship

The Community of Appalachian Student Leaders (CASL) is a student organization that aims to connect and engage students from the Appalachian region with fellow Appalachian students at The Ohio State University, while working towards developing academic, professional, and leadership skills. Learn more about the group here.

CASL will once again be helping award the Patricia Cunningham Scholarship. This fund is designated to provide scholarship opportunities to undergraduate students from Appalachian counties in honor of Dr. Patricia Cunningham, WGSS alumna, to further her pledge of increasing access to higher education for underrepresented students. Dr. Cunningham was a three-time graduate of Ohio State University and received her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies in 2002 going on to receive her doctorate in Education Policy and Leadership in 2011. She was the founder of the Appalachian Project Ohio which focused on pathways to education for Ohio State’s Appalachian students. Dr. Patty dedicated her time, resources, and soul to serving underrepresented students both on and off-campus. She tirelessly worked to break down barriers for students to obtain a college education and pursue their endeavors beyond.

A scholarship of up to $1,500 will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications will be reviewed based on academic merit and commitment to student leadership.

Undergraduate students from the Appalachian region in any Arts and Sciences major are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2021. Students must be enrolled full-time during the 2021-2022 academic year to be eligible. Apply here.

Job Opening at MilliporeSigma

MilliporeSigma in Bellefonte, PA is seeking an Associate Production Scientist to manufacture and/or evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department.

The Associate Production Scientists will safely perform operations to meet quality expectations ensuring quality throughout the process. They must also complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines. Participation in quality audits will be required as needed.

In compliance with change control procedures, they will also be responsible for improving processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Learn more here.

Upcoming OSU Battelle Center SCOPEs

SCOPE stands for Student Community Of Practice and Engagement. These industry specific communities are built to give students the chance to discuss the latest topics, news, and technology of the day in crucial arenas while gaining access to professional development and mentorship opportunities. These communities are a chance for any student, no matter the focus of their studies, to get involved in industries with global impact that require an interdisciplinary approach.

Weekly SCOPE conversations feature discussion forums with faculty and staff leadership to help breach new horizons for the group. Learn more here.


Upcoming SCOPE conversations:

 

Air & Space SCOPE welcomes Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis, director of NASA Glenn Research Center.

  • Monday, February 22, 5-6pm
  • Zoom ID: 916-8637-8230
  • Password: 2020Flight

Sustainable Energy SCOPE welcomes Invenergy, a leading privately held, global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions that has created 175 projects across four continents.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 4-5pm
  • Zoom ID: 998-4813-1164
  • Password: 2020Energy

Infectious Diseases SCOPE welcomes Mikkel Quam. Get insights into contact tracing and more about pandemic preparedness from an expert in the field.

  • Thursday, February 25, 5:15-6:15pm
  • Zoom ID: 979-3849-4806
  • Password: Health

Student Experience and Engagement Delegates (SEEDs) Program

You can help drive change, share your feedback and ideas as we create an extraordinary experience at Ohio State by applying for the Student Experience and Engagement Delegates (SEEDs) program.

Led by Dr. Melissa Shivers, Senior Vice President for Student Life, the program serves as a way for the university to gather feedback and ideas from as many students as possible. All undergraduate, graduate and professional students from any campus are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted Sunday, February 21 – Sunday, March 21.

Selected SEEDs members will commit to:

  • Attending monthly meetings with Melissa Shivers, Student Life leaders, student government leaders, university guests and other students
  • Providing feedback about a variety of topics including, but not limited to, campus policies, climate, engagement, barriers and support that is crucial to student success
  • Offering solution-oriented ideas that will advance the Ohio State student experience
  • Engaging as an active participant in special events, initiatives and potential recruitment of prospective students

Learn more and apply by March 21.

NCSU Master of Microbial Biotechnology

The Master of Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) program at North Carolina State University offers you a unique blend of science and business. It combines real-world bioscience industry projects and internships to give you the experience you need to be successful. This is a two-year, non-thesis program and is located 15 miles from the Research Triangle Park — the heart of the biotech industry.

Students in the MMB program participate in immersive industry experiences, professional networking, MBA-level coursework, practicum projects, and internships. Graduates leave ready to tackle challenges and excel in careers in the biotechnology industry.

Want to learn more about the program? Visit the website or fill out the interest form.

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows is an opportunity for individuals from all disciplines and backgrounds to become certified teachers in two years while teaching in one of 45 partner schools, which includes Indianapolis Public Schools. Fellows participate in an extensive six-week summer training and receive continued training and coaching through their first two years of teaching.

This is an excellent opportunity for any seniors (or alums) who are interested in applying the skills they learned through their major to the education field (a background in education is not required).

View the flyer or website for more information. Apply here.