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.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Club Research Forum

All are welcome to attend the Chemistry and Biochemistry Club Research Forum

Tuesday, March 8th 6:00 – 8:00 PM in CBEC

A.J Zanyk Photography 2015

A.J Zanyk Photography 2015

Join the Chemistry and Biochemistry Club for an evening of exciting research! Refreshments and a casual poster session will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the lobby of CBEC (151 W Woodruff Ave). Awards for winning graduate and undergraduate posters will be presented by the Columbus Chapter of the American Chemical Society.

Undergraduate and Graduate researchers interested in presenting ongoing or completed research projects should email submissions to capone.9@osu.edu by Monday, March 7th to participate.

SURI: University of North Texas Chemistry NSF-REU Program


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.

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

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.

Feeling overwhelmed by the Spring Career Fair?

At the Annual Spring Career Fair this year, there will be over 177 employers (the largest number yet!) recruiting students across a broad range of disciplines into a wide variety of jobs and internships in both the public and private sectors. If you’re feeling a little daunted by that number, you’re likely not alone.  The best place to begin planning for the Career Fair is the event information page, which contains some great tips on how to prepare.  The OSUCareerFair+ phone app can also help you map out a strategy and keep track of which employers you’d like to visit; it’s available in both the Google Play and Apple App stores.

Is your head is still spinning with possibilities?  Start by looking at the following list of organizations scheduled to attend the fair that have indicated they are targeting specifically life science or public health related majors:

Continue reading Feeling overwhelmed by the Spring Career Fair?

NEW Leadership Ohio

Application Deadline:  February 19th, 2016

NEW Leadership Ohio is a unique opportunity for Ohio college women to learn about politics and policy making, and engage in the political process. This five day residential program takes place from May 23-27, 2016.

Participants will:

  • learn the history of women involvement in public life
  • gain leadership skills in public speaking, advocacy and diversity
  • form a network of their peers and current women leaders

Women who are enrolled in any Ohio 2-year or 4-year college or university or Ohio residents attending school outside of Ohio, women that represent different racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds, and women that represent a variety of academic majors, ages, and interests. Preference is given to undergraduates.

More information is available on their website, and the application is available here.

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.

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

SURI: NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center: REU Program

The application deadline is February 28. 

NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is putting on a 10 week REU program from June 5-August 14.

REU fellowships are awarded to students from four-year colleges and universities for participation in a ten-week program to provide research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of materials science and engineering.

Eligible majors include chemistry, physics, mathematics, materials science, pre-med, and engineering.

There is a $5000 stipend and up to $300 allotted for travel.

To apply, click here.

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

SURI: Marshall University- Biomedical Sciences

The deadline to apply is February 12.

Marshall University is offering a Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) in the biomedical sciences.

The internship is from May 23-July 25. Room and board is free, and there is travel assistance available as well as a $3000 stipend. There will also be a poster presentation at the WV Summer Research Symposium, in addition to workshops and social networking.

Applicants must identify as an underrepresented minority, be a US Citizen or permanent restaurant, and graduate after August 2016.

To apply and receive more information, click here.

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