SURI at Ohio State

The Summer Undergraduate Research Institute is a program put on by the Undergraduate Research Office and occurs each summer at the Columbus campus.

The goal is to bring student researchers together through professional development programs, social events, athletic events, and digital communication.

SURI participants are then invited to present their research at the Fall Undergraduate Research Student Poster Forum on September 15.

SURI is free and open to research in all disciplines. The website provides information for events and how to register.SURI2016

The dates for this year are May 23-July 29.

Research Lab Volunteers Needed

Dr. Zuo

Dr. Li Zuo of the Molecular Physiology and Rehabilitation Lab is looking for 1-3 volunteers this summer.

Lab research focuses on stem cell and conditioning therapy on pulmonary disorders in mouse models. Volunteers would be able to prepare and assist in original research and review articles, with a high possibility of being published in a scientific journal.

Volunteers should have an interest in biomedical sciences and be able to work at least 8 hours a logomedweek, and should be juniors, seniors, or graduating seniors.

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Dr. Zuo at 614-292-5740 or

Internship: Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water

EPAThe Technical Support Center of the Office of Water, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio is offering a paid internship for two applicants.

The internship centers around looking at emerging contaminants in drinking water. The participants will research the quality control data trends of newly developed analytical methods. This information collected allows the EPA to evaluate the methods with nationwide drinking water from several different laboratories.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field. The starting date will occur between June 1 and December 31, and the appointment is for one year with the possibility to be renewed. The annual stipend will range from $34,000-$45,000 depending on education level, and reimbursement may be possible for travel expenses to present research at conferences.Cinci

An online application is available for those interested in applying or receiving more information about this opportunity

ACS Publications: Marketing Manager Needed

The American Chemical Society is looking for a Journal Marketing Manager for their organic and med portfolio.ACS

The Marketing Manager is responsible for planning and administration of marketing campaigns for a portfolio of journals. They also engage the scientific community to drive inbound manuscript submissions in terms of quality and quantity, as well as helping to drive readership.

Potential journals under management include, but are not limited to:

  • Journal of Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Letters
  • Organometallics

Applicants should be chemistry or biochemistry graduates and have business experience and good communication skills.

Interested candidates can get more information about the position and apply online.


ASA DataFest

On April 9 and 10, the Data Analytics major is hosting the ASA DataFest, which is free to all undergraduate students who are interested in working with Big Data.

DataFest is a collaborative competition where undergraduate students from Ohio State can gather to tackle a data challenge beyond the scope of what has been encountered in the classroom.

Students can work in teams of up to five and are encouraged to select teammates skilled in a wide variety of data analysis.

This event will also be an opportunity to network with co-sponsor companies such as P&G Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Ford Motor Company GDI&A, Victoria’s Secret, PwC, Capital One Tech, TDA @ OSU, Prevedere, Google, and Data Comp.

Registration is now open for this event.  More information can be found on the DataFest website. 


Discover UChicago: Graduate School

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is August 15.

The University of Chicago is hosting the Discover UChicago program, an expenses-paid visit weekend occurring October 20-22 for candidates traditionally underrepresented in their fields planning to apply to graduate school in the fall of 2016.

There will be workshops on applying to graduate school, individual meetings with faculty, opportunities to connect with current UChicago students, as well as exploring  the community and city of Chicago.

UniversityofChicagoStudents who are interested in doctoral programs in the arts and sciences, social service administration, and business, as well as master’s programs in the majority of the University of Chicago’s schools and divisions are encouraged to apply online.


Job Opportunity: Prep Chemist Needed at Precision Labs

Precision Labs, a licensed reference lab that focuses on urinalysis in Plain City, Ohio, is looking for a full-time Prep Chemist.

Some responsibilities of this position include:logo_precision

  • Operation of an Immunoassay Analyzer and LC MS/MS for prepared samples
  • Support development of drug analysis methods
  • Aid in troubleshooting and documentation of instrumentation

test tubeThe chemist will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with peers and colleagues outside of their team  and contribute to a learning environment while exhibiting eagerness and adaptability.

For more information about this job, please reference the Prep Chemist Job Flyer.

Interested applicants can email a resume and cover letter to Courtney Kirby at

Arts and Sciences Peer Mentor Program

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is April 4.

The Arts and Sciences (ASC) Peer Mentor Program provides sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the oppotunity to be a resource for first-year students in the ASC survey class in Autumn 2016. ohio arms

Peer Mentors can assist academic counselors in discussions about success in college, as well as work together with academic counselors to develop presentations/discussions for the survey class on adjusting to college life.

Students should be comfortable in sharing their experiences and challenges in adjusting to college life and be a good listener.

To apply, complete the online application by April 4.

Job Opportunity: Entry Level Chemists Needed at Oakwood Labs

Oakwood Laboratories, located in the Cleveland Area, has three openings for entry level chemists.

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work in the pharmaceutical industry. Chemists will work closely with Oakwood’s Senior Scientist and Manager of Analytical Chemistry.

Chemists will have the opportunity to support analytical chemistry development, work individually and with colleagues and leadership, maintain professional and technical knowledge, and perform literature searches.

Interested graduates can submit a resume through FutureLink using the posting ID# 25302219.