Southern Teachers

Do you love chemistry?  Do you like teaching people or tutoring them?  Why not start a career as a chemistry teacher!

Who should apply?  Those with a strong content knowledge and the potential to motivate and inspire teenagers in and out of the classroom as a teacher. You do NOT need a teaching license or education major to be successful.image003

How can I apply?  Simply complete the online application and submit a resume and cover letter to be considered.

Why Southern Teachers? Southern Teachers has helped private/independent K-12 schools find qualified teachers since 1902. Today they work with over 600 schools from Maryland to Miami and west to Midland, TX.  Southern teachers is an organization working with schools in the South of the United States, not the Northern States

Hertz Graduate Fellowship Program

2016 Hertz Fellows announcement

Applications Due: October 28, 2016

Interested in pursuing graduate studies in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering?

The Hertz Foundation invites you to apply for the Hertz Graduate Fellowship program. The Graduate Fellowship Award is a merit based award that consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance can be used at any participating school. Fellows make a “moral commitment to make their skills available to the United States in times of national emergency.” More information can be found here.Image result for the hertz foundation

Along with the application, references are due by October 31, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to review the eligibility and commitment requirements before beginning the online application.

Reminder: Great Opportunities in the OSU Undergraduate Research Office!

Have you recently visited the OSU Undergraduate Research Office website? If not, we want  to remind you of some great opportunities coming up!

Please note: If you are interested in any of these events (or any others on the URO website), email to RSVP.

Have Research, Will Travel
October 5, 2016
60 Page Hall

Here is your chance to learn about what it’s like to conduct research internationally! You will learn about how other undergraduate students have gone abroad with their research, and what you need to know to make it happen for you.

Writing a Successful Abstract
October 27, 2016
Research Commons (3rd floor of the 18th Avenue Library)
November 9, 2016
Research Commons (3rd floor of the 18th Avenue Library)

Attend this event if you are interested in presenting your research at a poster forum or conference. During this session a faculty member will discuss strategies for writing a strong research abstract in any field. There will also be a brief overview of the guidelines for applying to present your research at the annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.

Finding & Applying for Summer STEM Research Programs
Thursday, November 3
60 Page Hall

There are many national and international research programs for students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields during the summer. Attend this session to learn what is out there and how to find programs, what is required to apply, and get tips for a successful application from previous participants in summer undergraduate research programs.

Be sure to frequently check out the site for additional opportunities in undergraduate research!

Graduate Science Fall Open House

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At Duquesne University’s Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, you’ll get exactly what you need to succeed in your graduate studies and career. Attend this year’s Bayer School Fall Open House for graduate programs to:
• Speak with faculty and graduate students about their latest science research
• Learn about financial aid options such as Ph.D. stipends and tuition waivers, fellowships, scholarships, and their 25% tuition award program
• Tour their cutting-edge labs and facilities, equipped with modern instrumentation

If you are interested, register!

For more information on Duquesne University, visit their website.

Structural Biology and Biochemistry Graduate Program

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The University of Colorado Denver is looking for applicants for their Structural Biology and Biochemistry PhD Program at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Application Due: Dec. 1
This program provides training for research excellence and focus on career paths through developing skills to become qualified and capable scientists. Their dedicated faculty encourage and mentor student in their labs to become successful independent researchers, and foster scientific excellence and innovation in the field of bio molecular structure and function.

Image result for university of coloradoCareer paths of graduates include positions in academia, public, and private sector research institutions after completing postdoctoral study.

Why Choose CU Anschutz?

  • The program offers state-of-the-art core facilities.
  • Their advanced expertise and technologies support cutting-edge research in biomedical sciences.
  • Students receive support that includes tuition and fees, health and dental insurances, and a $28,500 stipend.

Find out more!

Ph.D. Program Informational Event: Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe)

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Undergraduate students are invited to a fantastic opportunity provided by the Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe)! The program is putting on its annual PULSe Fall Open House on Friday, November 4, 2016, which serves to introduce prospective Ph.D. students to interdisciplinary graduate opportunities in the basic life sciences.

Activities will include a “meet the faculty” session, lunch with current students, and a tour of lab facilities. Students will gain exposure to some of the life science research being conducted at Purdue, in addition to the chance to talk with faculty and students to familiarize themselves with the PULSe Program.

Additional details:

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: 207 S. Martin Jischke Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Lunch will be provided!


Questions: 496-1016 or

Cargill Internship Opportunity


Looking for a career in food? Or a career for next semester?  Come to the Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Career Expo and meet with Lab Managers from Cargill!


What does Cargill do? From their website:

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The Expo is on Sept. 29th, and these representatives will be looking for individuals to fill a 6-9 month internships at several of their facilities in Ohio, North Carolina, and Georgia.  They will conduct interviews with prospective interns the following day, on Sept. 30th.


  • Currently pursuing or have earned a degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering or related science or engineering degree
  • Must be available to work 40 hours per week from January – August 2017 OR May – December 2017
  • Must be open to relocation
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a large workload with multiple priorities.
  • Familiarity with laboratory procedures & equipment – e.g.: Microbiological testing methods, Sensory analysis, Titrators, GC, HPLC, Refractive index, AA, Spectrometers
  • Moderate to advanced scientific knowledge: chemistry, acids, bases & solvents, biology/microbiology, Food Science.
  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

Position Link to Apply Online:  Food Safety Quality Regulatory Co-Op 2017 – UNI04804

For More Information


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is Recruiting


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Engineering Career Expo 2016

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MIT Lincoln Laboratory offers scientists and engineers the opportunity to work on challenging problems critical to national security. They are federally funded by the Department of Defense, and they have a focused commitment to research and development, with an emphasis on building prototypes and demonstrating operational systems that meet real-world requirements.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory would like to meet you if you are pursuing a BS/MS/PhD in any of the following majors:

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  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical/Astronautics
  • Biology/Biochemistry

To be considered, follow this application process at their college recruiting website.

No applicants will be discriminated for any reason. Due to the unique nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required for applicants.

For more information about MIT Lincoln Laboratory, visit there official website.

Graduate and Professional School Expo


Do you know what you are going to do after you obtain your degree at The Ohio State University?  Have you thought about going to Grad school, or to a professional school?  Learn more about both options at the Expo on September 14th from 12-3 at the Ohio Union!

Admission is free, and you get to begin to look at planning your future and your career.  Come ready to ask questions to the grad schools present, including representatives from various grad schools withing the University, as well as Universities abroad and across the nation.  You can find a complete, searchable list of the grad schools represented here.

Not sure how to prepare? Take a look at these hints and tips for going in, as well as good questions to ask.  Also, see how to create a good resume here.

Here is the home page for any more information you may want: Graduate and Professional Expo

RSVP here


Molecular Medicine PhD Program


The Ph.D. program in Molecular Medicine, offered through a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 enrollment!

The focus of this program is to train the next generation of biomedical translational researchers. Students will train and engage in basic or translational research that is relevant to human health, and can lead to new understanding of disease, medications, and therapies.

For students who may be interested in learning more about the Molecular Medicine Ph.D. program, there will be two BioMed virtual grad school fairs on Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, October 5th. Information on how to register for this FREE event can be found here.

The application can be found on the Cleveland Clinic website. The deadline for receiving applications is December 5th, 2016.