Scholarships for Stone Lab

Stone Lab Offers Scholarships for Summer Science Classes on Lake Erie Island Campus
Deadline for college students to apply: March 1 2018
Students can apply now for scholarship support to attend Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University‘s island campus on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers more than 25 college credit courses and workshops each summer on topics from algae identification to zoology, and credits are transferable to most colleges.

To apply fill out the online course application
 and indicate your interest in a Stone Lab scholarship. There is also a full list of scholarship requirements and deadlines.
Scholarships for Teachers are also available: Alphyl Scholarship Center for Great Lakes Literacy Scholarships
Apply for an opportunity to get college credits in a unique and hands-on setting!

TA Opportunities At OSU

If you are interested in becoming a TA  for Autumn 2018? Two departments here at OSU are currently hiring!

The Math Department relies on students to staff the TA sections of pre-calculus and algebra courses. Undergrad Math TAs currently receive a stipend of at least $4920 per semester for approximately 20 hours of work per week. Duties include teaching recitations, grading, holding office hours, and tutoring.

If you have:

1) Excellent communication skills,

2) An interest in teaching,

3) At least one post-calculus math course, and

4) Undergraduate student status at OSU

You are  eligible to apply for a teaching associateship in Math that begins Autumn Semester, 2018.

Interested students can pick up applications from the Math Tower receptionist or can contact John Lewis (300 Math Tower or for more information.

Applications are available from now until March 2 from the receptionist in the Math Tower. Decisions on hiring will be made by the end of Spring Semester. For more information see the department website,


  The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department is also hiring TAs! Qualified students MUST have completed Chemistry 1920 / 1620 / 1220 and preference is given to seniors, juniors, and Chemistry majors.If you are interested in becoming a TA in Chemistry , check out the Work for CBC section under the Opportunities tab on this blog or click here.

Open Contractor Position Available

The AbbVie Process R&D separations lab is seeking bachelors/masters level candidates for an open contractor position.


  • The candidate will be responsible for development and execution of preparative chromatographic separations and purification of starting materials, intermediates and final APIs to support chemical process development and new drug discovery.
  • We seek a candidate with an extensive background in preparative chromatography and sufficient skills and experience in instrumental analysis (HPLC, HPLC-MS, and SFC).

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Work with lead scientist to perform preparative chromatographic separation and purification of starting materials, intermediates and final APIs to support process development and new drug discovery.
  2. Manage separation and purification activities of preparative supercritical fluid chromatography to ensure timely deliveries of desired compounds to development and discovery groups.
  3. Effectively identify and communicate new ideas and strategies for method development and optimization in a timely manner to team members in order to improve process efficiencies.
  4. Handle routine maintenance of preparative chromatographic instrumentation.
  5. Manage laboratory supplies and waste disposal to ensure uninterrupted lab operation.


  • BS in chemistry (organic or analytical) field and 3+ years of industry experience in biopharmaceutical product development.
  • MS in organic or analytical chemistry field and 0~1+ years of industry experience in biopharmaceutical product development.

UK Fellowships Information Sessions


Are you OSU’s next Rhodes Scholar?

These highly prestigious national fellowships fund two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.  Eligible students are current juniors, graduating seniors, or recent graduates with exceptional academic records, extensive leadership experience, and a demonstrated commitment to public service.

Information sessions are:

  • Monday 1/29 from 12:00-1:00pm in Kuhn Honors and Scholars Center 201
  • Thursday 2/1 from 3:00-4:00pm in Kuhn Honors and Scholars Center 102
  • Tuesday 2/6 from 5:00-6:00pm in Kuhn Honors and Scholars Center 102

The faculty selection committee will nominate the most competitive applicants to represent the university on the national level.  Please contact the Undergraduate Fellowship Office at with any questions.

Nanoscience Research Opportunity

Applications Due: March 1, 2018

The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) invites applications from Professor-Student Teams from four-year colleges and universities to become engaged in research during the summer of 2018.

Research areas include:

  • Functional magnetoelectric materials and interfaces
  • Molecular-level magnetoelectrics
  • Polarization-enabled functional materials and properties
  • Low-dimensional molecular ferroelectrics

Professors will receive a summer stipend of $5,000/month for up to two months of full-time commitment, and each student will receive $500/week plus room and board for up to 10 weeks of commitment to their project. Up to 2 students per team can be supported.

Additional information can be found on the program’s official flyer and website. Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

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.

NASA Internship

NASA Internship-Merritt Island, FL

For highly motivated, multidisciplinary students: the Chemical and Biological Sciences Research Group at Kennedy Space Center is seeking an intern!

Student will lend support to any number of microbiological, molecular, analytical chemistry and horticultural experimentation occurring at the time.

This work can include (but not limited to): maintenance and harvesting of experimental food crops, PCR/Gel electrophoresis, heterotrophic plate counts, spread/streak plating, sample preparation, chemically analyzing various phytochemical and water constituents via HPLC, IC, ICP and TOC.

It is recommended to have knowledge about autoclaves, pipettes, basic wet chemistry techniques, and analytical balances in advance.

Requirements: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Expected outcome includes a paper outlining one focus experiment.

University of Pittsburgh Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (SURF Pitt 2018).  Summer research opportunities are available for up to five female and/or minority undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines who are expecting to graduate in 2019.  Students selected for the program will receive a stipend of $371 per week for 10 weeks of summer research starting on May 27th and running until August 4th.  Students will also be provided free housing on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Interested students are encouraged to apply on line at  Applicants are required to send their cover letter, official or unofficial transcript, and a prioritized list of four Chemistry Department research groups in which they are interested.  Two letters of recommendation must be sent directly to Debbie Hunt ( Review of applications for these positions will begin on February 1st.

For more information, see this flyer Surf flyer 2018-2azuzeg


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

Do You Want to be a Published Author?

Conducting and presenting research is a large part of your undergraduate experience here at Ohio State, but what do you do after that? Have you considered submitting your research for publication?

JUROS is the Journal for Undergraduate Research at Ohio State. Our organization is a multidisciplinary research journal, and is in place to review and publish quality research performed and submitted by Ohio State’s very own undergraduate student body. We are currently accepting submissions for our online and print editions!

Acceptable material for submission includes the following:

  • Manuscripts (6-35 pages)
  • Feature articles (<6 pages)
  • Images & descriptions of creative projects
  • Research theses (<35 pages)
  • Research abstracts

Publish with us and you will have a permanent, professional citation to your name and get recognition for your hard work!

If you’ve already written about your research or drafted an abstract, consider submitting it to JUROS!

To find out more details about the submission process, read about it on the JUROS website! Feel free to email any questions to!

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

Pasteur Foundation 2018 Summer Internship

For over 15 years, the Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program has provided U.S. college undergraduates, entering their Senior year, with a rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur. The Foundation’s goal is to encourage and inspire students in the pursuit of a scientific career within the context of an international laboratory experience.

Each year, selected laboratories at the Institut Pasteur host U.S. undergraduate students.  Internships must begin on or after Monday, June 4, 2018 and conclude on Friday, July 27, 2018, for a total of ten weeks. 2018 applications must be submitted on or before Friday, January 26, 2018. 

During the internships, interns will carry out research supervised by a lab mentor. Applicants should be eager to engage with a different culture, and self-sufficient enough to arrange travel and secure housing in Paris. Depending on availability, affordable housing in a residence on campus may be possible. Interns will receive $6,500 to defray travel, housing and living expenses.


Applicants must:

  • Be undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended);
  • Have completed three full years (six semesters) of college course work by the time the internship commences (be a rising senior);
  • Not have received an undergraduate degree at the time of the internship.
  • Knowledge of French is not necessary, but a desire to learn it is advisable. This program is open to U.S. citizens only.
  • The names of awardees will be posted on this webpage.

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

Prodotti Solutions is Looking for Chemists

Prodotti, a company dedicated to innovative product and packaging solutions, is searching for a contract chemist with the ability to formulate liquid and powder blends for packaging in water soluble paper or film. Blends include fragrances, dyes, polymers and other active ingredients. Furthermore, compatibility and shelf life testing is needed to guarantee performance. Prodotti will have a need for approximately 12-15 projects per year and we will pay on a project or hourly basis depending on the size and scope of each requirement.
Check out to learn more about Prodotti.
If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Mark W. Catalano at or 614.439.5489.