As a lab intern, you will prepare laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of plant process samples for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.
- Collects samples for lab analysis at specified locations, stages of processing and time interval. Labels sample
containers with identifying data.
- Ability to understand and perform lab tests on process samples using wet chemistry methods, microbiological testing
and light microscopy techniques. Prepares samples for testing by analytical equipment.
- Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as liquid chromatography, Ion
chromatography, NIR, centrifuge, pH meters, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer and other equipment.
- Performs Quality Assurance/Control analysis on instruments, tools and methods.
- Performs quality control testing on final products to verify conformity to specifications.
- Records test results on standardized form, enters daily test results into plant database and communicates this
information to appropriate personnel.
- Maintains safety in the lab by using personal protective equipment as needed, proper labeling of chemical containers,
being familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets and maintaining cleanliness of lab.
- Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment.
- Calibrates laboratory instruments.
- Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
- Fosters a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
- Maintains a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Completed junior level courses majoring in Chemistry (preferred) or Biochemistry.
- Experience working with HPLC, analytical balance, pipettes Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
- Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills and the ability to adapt to change.
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019
The Center for Chemical Evolution (CCE) is currently taking applications for a summer program. Selected individuals will spend 10 weeks doing full-time, paid research in chemical evolution and origins of life chemistry. Students will be trained in research methods, data analysis, and written/oral communication of their results. You may be asked to present your research in a formal poster session, and approved posters may be published on their program website.
Depending on the specific school and advisor you are interested in, your application will be folded into an existing program at that school. The program to which you are assigned will give you the chance to participate in seminars such as how to choose a graduate program, scientific ethics, and careers in science.
Through the course of the 10-week program, you will be expected to devote 40 hours a week to research, and to participate in all seminars, workshops, discussion groups, and activities as scheduled, as well as all laboratory meetings, journal clubs, safety training and other such activities as requested by your mentor. You will also be asked to update program organizers of all your future academic developments for program assessment purposes.
The deadline to apply is February 15. Details and the application can be found on the CCE REU website. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact Education Director Christopher Parsons.
What’s different about the CCE?
The CCE is part of the NSF CCI program, and it brings together diverse investigators (including undergraduate researchers) into teams to collaborate on a grand societal problem: understanding how life emerged. In addition, they share their findings with the world through the arts. You can check out some of their outreach projects on their website.
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is seeking instructors and teaching assistants for their summer programs. CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. Positions are available at residential and day sites at colleges, universities, and schools on the East and West coasts, as well as internationally in Hong Kong. A full list of site locations can be found here.
They are currently seeking individuals to work with the following Chemistry-related courses:
· The Edible World · Crystals and Polymers
· Chemistry in Society · Fast-Paced High School Chemistry
· Introduction to Organic Chemistry
A full list of science courses, course descriptions, and sample syllabi can be found here.
Core Dates for 2019*:
Session 1: June 20 – July 13, 2019
Session 2: July 13 – August 3, 2019
*Note: dates may vary depending on location and position. For a full list of locations and dates, please visit this link.
Terms of Employment
- Starting salary for two sessions is $4,800 – $6,000 for instructors and $2,540 for TAs.
- Room and board are provided at residential sites. Travel assistance is provided to Hong Kong.
- Teaching assistant candidates are generally graduate or undergraduate students with experience tutoring or as a TA.
- Instructor candidates generally have independent classroom teaching experience, graduate coursework, and at least a bachelor’s degree.
Instructor and Teaching Assistant position descriptions can be found here.
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- Application consideration for returning candidates begins in December.
- Application consideration for new candidates begins in late January.
Questions? Contact the Center for Talented Youth at email@example.com.
Application Deadline: February 8th, 2019
The Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CCHF) is currently accepting applications for their Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP) for 2019. The program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students with an interest in the chemical sciences to conduct research with a faculty mentor in one of CCHF’s 15 partnership research laboratories across the country.
The program highlights:
- Engage in innovative, cutting edge research
- Interact with prominent leaders in the field
- Receive a competitive stipend (up to $5000)
- Receive campus housing or a housing allowance
- Attend seminars, workshops, career planning sessions, and other professional development opportunities
The program runs from mid-May to mid-August.
You’re encouraged to apply if you are:
- Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher education
- A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- In good academic standing
- Someone with interest in the field of C-H Functionalization (No previous research experience is required!)
- Someone with interest in synthetic organic chemistry
- A chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering major
You can apply online at their website here.
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Owens Corning Granville S&T has an opening for a technician level analyst to work in The Corporate Analytical Laboratory. This position is in a corporate lab that services the technical needs of all of OC’s business units around the globe. The position includes routine and non-routine sample preparation along with completing qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses on a wide range of materials. This will include the characterization of various raw materials used to make the products as well as the finished product itself.
- 4 year college degree in a hard science, B.S. in Chemistry or B.S. in Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred
- experience working in a chemical laboratory with various analytical or QC instrumentation
For more information, refer to this flyer for who to contact and where to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas is currently taking applications for a summer program. Selected individuals will train alongside investigators who conduct FDA mission-critical, translational research, that provides a scientifically sound basis for FDA regulatory decisions, and that reduces risks associated with FDA-regulated products.
Participants will be full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 28, 2019, and will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age.
Applications are open for undergraduate and incoming graduate/professional students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Proof of health insurance must be provided.
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To complete the application process, you will need:
- An application
- A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and a publication list
- Two educational or professional references
- All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
- The application deadline is February 15, 2019.
If you have further questions, please email FDArpp@orau.org. Include the reference code for this opportunity in your email (FDA-NCTR-2019-0116).
Note: Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits paid. Eligible majors include Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering (Bioengineering, Biomedical, Chemical, and Engineering Sciences), Nanotechnology, and Computer Science (Scientific Computing and Informatics), as well as Life Health and Medical Sciences, and Other Physical Sciences.