Summer Research Experience: Stone Lab

The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory is accepting applicants for the Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program.

Application Due: February 6th, 2017osu-stone-lab

If you are interested in hands-on experience, enjoy working with nature, or are looking for new summer courses, apply for the REU Scholarship Program at Stone Lab! The program includes completing a research project with a faculty mentor and a five-week class. Students selected receive in-state tuition, lab fee, room, and meals. Students from any major are welcome to apply, and the 25% tuition discount makes the classes an affordable way to earn credits.

Interested and would like to learn more? Visit the Stone Lab REU page.

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

Supplement Your Degree With Business Acumen

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Application Deadline: January 29th
Have you ever been interested in applying your chemistry or biochemistry undergraduate degree to the field of business and industry? The Fisher College of Business has a year-long Industry Clusters Program that immerses students into specific fields of business, with 72% of eligible industry Cluster students have secured full-time internships or jobs with leading companies both on the national scale and world-wide. The result of thisprogram, which has nine specific fields, is a strong understanding of material and personal business experience that is not typical before a graduate level, as well as a unique opportunity to impact a company via projects and gain first-hand industry specific knowledge.

2017-2018 Industry Clusters include: Business Analytics, Consulting, Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy & Sustainability, Health Care, Middle Market, Manufacturing, Retail, Sports (new for 2017!).

More information can be found at the Fisher College official website.
There is also an opportunity to hear from faculty and students at in information session held at Mason Rotunda, Thursday, January 19th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.

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University of Akron Summer Research in Polymer Science and Engineering

The application deadline is Friday, February 10, 2017.
We are happy to announce that  2017 summer research experience (REU) program in the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron is open to apply.
This competitive REU program are sponsored by the National Science Foundation, The University of Akron, and corporate sponsors. Students will participate in an 11-week internship to investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering, including chemistry, physics, engineering, and biomaterials.  These interns will take part in research and career development activities, discussions outlining their research progress and visits to regional companies.  The summer will culminate with an oral or poster presentation of each intern’s research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference.
Requirements for application:
  • Completed Application Form (PDF)
  • Letter of application clearly stating field of interest
  • Copy of transcript(s)
  • Two letters of reference. Letters should be from an easily-contacted professor or supervisor who has knowledge of the student’s scientific skills.
Stipends will be $7,000 ($2,000 are used by students to pay for on-campus housing and related expenses).
The program will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, and will end on Friday, August 11, 2017.
Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.