American Red Cross Internships

The American Red Cross is seeking Blood Services Interns for this summer and future semesters. Blood Services Interns are responsible for:

  • Managing campus blood drives
  • Coordinating with student organizations
  • Working alongside account managers with the American Red Cross

Students hoping to become a Blood Services Intern will gain hands-on experience working with students and professionals to reach a common goal of the American Red Cross. If interested, please send a resume to and .

SIBUR IQ-CHem Competition

Image result for moscowSIBUR Holding, Russia’s largest petrochemical company, encourages open innovation strategy and commercialization of cutting-edge science discoveries. SIBUR invites students, faculty, and researchers at the Ohio State University to participate in the IQ-CHem, an open international platform for communication between start-ups and venture and strategic investors in the field of chemical technologies of the future. At the final presentation, taking place this June in Moscow, finalists will get the opportunity to meet the largest companies of the industry, find an investor, and turn their idea into a real production.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Topics for proposals can include:

  • basic monomers, production and use of custom chemicals
  • modern equipment and technological solutions for higher operative efficiency of chemical and technological processes.
  • Innovative technologies and products in the field of gas processing and transportation.
  • Innovative technologies and products in the field of production and use of new plastics and elastomers.

Travel and accommodation costs are covered, and the cash prize pool is 55,000 USD.
More information and the application can be found on their official website.

ACS Career Workshop

The American Chemical Society is hosting a chemistry career-related workshop titled “Finding Your Path” on Saturday, February 18th from 10:30am-2:00pm in CBEC 130.

This is a wonderful opportunity to network, as well as learn about what it is like to work in a chemistry field!

The event will host a speaker from the American Chemical Society and many members from the American Chemical Society-Columbus Section. During the workshop, you will learn about the four sectors of chemistry employment and which best aligns to your values and strengths. You will also learn about planning your next steps to obtaining your ideal position, and effective networking and job searching.

A boxed lunch will be provided during the workshop. There will also be opportunities to win chemistry related prizes.

The event is free to all Chemistry students from the Columbus, Ohio area. Parking will be validated for students outside of OSU campus.

Those who plan to attend must RSVP by February 11th on the Columbus ACS website.