Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2024

Application Deadline: May 17, 2024

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2024. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1206/1208/1220; 1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2024*
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during 2024 (this includes paid research)

*Graduating in May? Staff appointments are available! See the bottom of this post for more information.

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting. (Note: Undergraduate students teaching General Chemistry for the first time on OSU-Columbus campus will be assigned to teach lab)

Training will take place Monday, August 12th – Monday, August 19th during business hours. Conflicts with training, including TAs who must live on campus, should be stated in the application, and described in detail if possible.

If you are interested, you may apply here. After you apply, you will be asked to submit your schedule here.

Completing an application and submitting your schedule does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by June 1st and notify chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on May 17, 2024. Hiring decisions will be made by late July/early August.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.


Staff Appointments Available! If you are graduating and looking for an opportunity to teach for a semester (or even academic year!), we also have those available! Please email chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu for details.

DOE Office of Science: Autumn 2024 Internships

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2024 term of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program offered by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC). The application deadline is Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET. 

Two workshops are planned to provide strategies for submitting a compliant application and to learn about the internship experience from the voices of SULI alumni.

Through SULI, undergraduate students and recent graduates discover science and technology careers at the DOE national laboratories and gain the experience needed to transition from intern to employment. Interns work directly with national laboratory scientists and engineers, assisting them on research or technology projects that support the DOE mission.

SULI is open to full-time students attending 4-year institutions and community colleges or recent graduates within two years of receiving their bachelor’s degree. The program is stipend-based and offered three times annually in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

2024 FOCUS Research Symposium

This year’s annual FOCUS (Females of Chemistry Uniting Scientists) Research Symposium will be held this week: March 21 and March 22, 2024.

The symposium will include three student talks, a poster session, a career panel, and talks from two invited speakers, Dr. Angela Hight Walker from NIST and Dr. Nicole Goodwin from GSK.

Check out the event webpage for the schedule and additional information.

Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates

The Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates offers financial support to students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and enhance the diversity of science. Students whose social, educational or economic background adds to the diversity of the biomedical workforce or who show commitment to enhancing academic success of underrepresented students are eligible. It is expected that scholarship recipients remain engaged in American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) activities, even after the completion of the scholarship.

The scholarship provides $2,000 toward undergraduate tuition and related educational costs (e.g. room and board, books and supplies, etc.) for one academic year and can be applied to fall or spring tuition bills of the year following scholarship award notification. Up to ten scholarships will be awarded each academic year. Applications by individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged, although all qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, gender, ethnicity or national origin.

You must be an ASBMB member at the time of application.

Application deadline is May 31, 2024.

University of Chicago: Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

The University of Chicago is accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year of its Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP).

The PREP is designed to provide mentoring, research skills, coursework and a positive learning environment to recent post-baccalaureate students, who intend to pursue a PhD degree in biomedical science. This program is a unique opportunity for students to strengthen their applications to PhD Programs nation-wide by conducting research as laboratory technicians for one year at the University of Chicago and by participating in academic activities that will prepare them to be successful graduate students.

Biotech Company Panel

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Jennings Hall 001

ASC Career Success, in collaboration with the Biological Sciences Scholars, are excited to host several senior leadership panelists and speakers representing the wealth of opportunities afforded to ASC students within the biotechnology industry.

This exciting opportunity opens with an introductory keynote from Jamie Fitch, OSU Molecular Genetics alumnus and co-founder of OnlineMedEd, a medical education tech startup.

The industry panel to follow features senior leaders from Armatus Bio, Clarametyx Biosciences, AmplifyBio, and Oakwood Labs. The panel will showcase areas for growth in the biotechnology industry and highlight key skills/experiences for students aspiring to become competitive within the field.

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn from senior leaders, scientists, and developers about one of the most exciting industries in Ohio! By attending, you will learn about the key skills necessary for success in the field, discover your pathway to success, and ultimately help you communicate how your Arts and Sciences degree can move you toward your goals.

Sign up here.

U.S. Quantum Information Science Summer School Program

Application Deadline: March 15

Oak Ridge National Laboratory will hose the second US Quantum Information Science (QIS) Summer School facilitated by the US Department of Energy National Quantum Information Science Research Centers from July 15 to 26, 2024.

The summer school is an in-residence learning experience for outstanding graduate and undergraduate students and early-career scientists seeking hands-on experience with quantum science and technology in a laboratory setting. The curriculum will be taught at a graduate level.

Curriculum Topics:

  • Topological approaches to quantum computing
  • Cold atoms and ion traps
  • Error mitigation and error correction
  • The current state of the quantum information science field
  • Applications of quantum technologies, quantum materials, and quantum sensing

For eligibility and application information, please visit the QIS Summer School webpage.

Meet & Greet Event: Internships and Employment for Students

Ohio State Battelle Center invites you to register and join them on Wednesday, February 28th, at 5:00 for an Exclusive Meet & Greet with DCS Corp.

DCS Corp provides engineering, programmatic, and technical support services to the Department of Defense and other customers focused on national security. As employee owners, they recognize that hiring and retaining the best talent is crucial to their mission. Their focus on personal growth and continual improvement is consistent with their corporate goals of professional and business excellence.

Registering for this event will guarantee you dinner and a spot to meet with employees of DCS to learn more about the company, the culture, and the opportunities you can take advantage of this year! DCS Corp is specifically looking for students from science and engineering backgrounds to hire for internships and employment post-graduation.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Undergraduate Research Program

Application Deadline: March 8, 2024

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is accepting applications for its Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. This immersive research program is set to take place from May 13 to July 20, 2024 at the university’s Daytona Beach Campus.

During this 10-week research experience, students will:

  • Conduct research in aerospace engineering, chemistry and applied space biology
  • Work in leading-edge laboratories alongside experienced faculty mentors
  • Receive a $5,000 stipend plus coverage of housing and meals

Applications are now open for undergraduates from any university, regardless of major.


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.

Career Accelerator Fund

The Career Accelerator Fund (CAF) provides financial support for College of Arts and Sciences students participating in unpaid, minimally paid, or underpaid internships, undergraduate research, or experiential learning opportunities. You can learn more on the CAF website.

The application deadline for Summer 2024 opportunities is March 2, 2024. The application is found on Scholarship Universe. This is a university-wide platform and resource designed to aid in the search for available funding, awards, and scholarships.