Neurological Surgery Post-Baccalaureate Program

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking up to 4 candidates to join a new, innovative post-baccalaureate training program. Candidates will be matched to leading investigators at College of Medicine for a two-year, full-time, paid research position. These positions are ideal for new grads with plans to pursue medical school, graduate school, or careers in research. Details about the program and research labs are available in the job posting.

Applicants should complete both the workday job posting AND program application before Sunday, May 1 at 11:59pm to be considered.

Carnegie Mellon Diversity Opportunity

Applications are now open for Carnegie Mellon’s Data Analytics for Science Immersion Experience! This 10-day experience will take place from June 5th to June 14th. This workshop is in partnership with Microsoft and DOW and will allow students to work with faculty from the Mellon College of Science. The program also aims to support students from underrepresented groups.

Opportunities through this program include:

  • Data analytic seminars, providing training in modern bioinformatics
  • Meet with and ask questions to partners from Microsoft and DOW
  • Tour DOW headquarters in Michigan

Room and board are provided along with travel expenses and a $500 stipend.

Applications are due April 15th. Applications, along with more information can be found here.

MAEd in Science Teaching at Baldwin Wallace

Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio has an intensive on-campus program that prepares students who have a bachelor’s degree in biology or chemistry (or related science degree) to become highly-effective science teachers for grades 7-12. This program provides students with an initial teaching license and Masters of Arts in Education degree.

The features of this program include…

  • Inquiry-based learning, research-based teaching, and technology integration
  • 12-month, full-time program starts in May, with MAEd and license completion at the end of the following spring semester, so students are eligible to teach in the fall
  • Cohort model where students form close professional relationships
  • Individualized mentoring by supervising faculty
  • Extensive field and clinical work in classrooms
  • Comprehensive program price includes tuition, books, and fees for professional association memberships and background check

More information can be found here and application information can be found here.

NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Ohio Sea GrantThe Ohio Sea Grant has applications for the Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship available now. This is a 1 year long, paid fellowship for graduate students.

This program includes

  • A stipend and living expenses of $66, 500 (with additional funds being used to cover mandatory health insurance costs, moving expenses, academic degree-related and fellowship-related travel, and Placement Week costs)
  • Students being matched with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D. C. area
  • Experience participating in both daily activities and special assignments in their areas of interest
  • Opportunities to network and often continue work in the area after graduation

The Ohio Sea Grant asks that all applicants contact their office at least a month prior to the application deadline.

The application deadline is February 18, 2022. Applications can be found here, along with more information.

With any further questions, you can reach out to this email: fussell.10@osu.edu.

 

Info Session: Discovery PREP Program at OSUCOM

The NIH-funded Discovery Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is excited to announce a virtual information session on December 15 at 7pm. During the event, Dr. Candice Askwith, Faculty Director of Discovery PREP, will introduce Discovery PREP and answer questions.

The Discovery PREP program is designed to help prepare recent baccalaureate graduates for success in pursuit of a career as a biomedical scientist. Individuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical workforce are strongly encouraged to apply, including students from racial and ethnic groups shown to be underrepresented nationally and individuals with disabilities.

Discovery PREP provides individuals with the opportunity to obtain the intensive research experience necessary to gain admission to, and succeed in, a Biomedical PhD program. The program is a competitive, one-year PREP that provides:

  • A PAID research experience in a laboratory with a research mentor in Neuroscience, Cancer Biology, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Immunology, or Physiology.
  • Individual mentoring
  • Assistance with application preparation for PhD graduate programs
  • Orientation and social activities
  • Seminars and journal clubs
  • Career development workshops
  • Opportunities to travel and network with scientists throughout the nation

To register for the virtual info session, submit this form. A Zoom link will be sent once your registration has been received. If you have any questions or require additional information about the program or this event, please reach out to Discovery.PREP@osumc.edu.

Department of Defense STEM Fellowship & Internship Opportunities

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education will be hosting a virtual career fair on Thursday, November 18 from 12 to 3 p.m. This event will allow students to learn about Department of Defense fellowship and internship opportunities. The goal of ORISE in partnership with the DoD, is to optimize the science and technology workforce through research to assist in the DoD’s mission. This event is a great way to learn about DoD internships and fellowships and become familiar with the opportunities available.

Students will be able to:

  • Learn about paid internships
  • Talk with mentors and staff about open opportunities
  • Learn about DoD facilities and research
  • Talk 1-on-1 with ORISE representatives about applications

Students can register leading up to the event, here.

For questions please reach out via email.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) awarded by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry provide funding for summer research opportunities for outstanding undergraduate organic chemistry students attending colleges and universities in the United States.

These competitive fellowships ($5,000) are awarded on the merits of students’ research proposals, academic records, faculty recommendations and their passion for laboratory science. SURF fellowships will provide support for undergraduates in organic chemistry to carry out research at their respective colleges/universities in the summer between their junior and senior year. In addition, the program will provide financial support to enable recipients to visit an industrial campus in the fall for a dinner, award session, scientific talks, a tour of the campus and a poster session, where the results of the summer research investigations would be presented.

Application Deadline: February 18, 2022
Apply here.

2022 DOE Scholars Program

The U.S. Department of Energy Scholars Program is accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates interested energy, science and technology, and environmental development.

This opportunity will allow you to work and learn alongside the DOE to support their mission’s in areas such as:

  • Energy and Nuclear Security
  • Environmental Responsibility
  • Cyber Security
  • Department Operations and Management
  • Technologic Advancements

This program offers a stipend, travel reimbursement, direct involvement in DOE research, and professional development opportunities.

Applications are due Monday, January 7, 2022 at 8 a.m. ET, and can be turned in at this link.

More information, including eligibility requirements, can be found on their website or this flyer.

Protein Science Co-op at Moderna

Moderna is seeking an undergraduate Junior or Senior to join its Co-op Program. The candidate will work in the Protein Science group and assist with the investigation and implementation of broad technologies to identify suitable protein detection reagents for use in in vitro potency assays for Moderna’s drug products. Specifically, the candidate will assist with generating and screening antibody fragment libraries to select and validate high affinity ligands against various targets of interest.

Moderna’s Co-Op program is a full-time opportunity beginning January 2022 through June 2022. Interested candidates should be available for full-time work during this timeframe.

What you’ll do:

  • Generate antibody fragment libraries for in vitro phage display
  • Utilize various display methods for antigen presentation
  • Isolate B-cells following in vivo immunization for screening against diverse targets
  • Perform biopanning, affinity screening, and selection of high affinity ligands using flow cytometry
  • Use plate-based methods to express, purify, and characterize recombinant proteins for binding and favorable biophysical properties (expression, solubility, stability, etc.)
  • Perform quantitative analysis of data and assist in the preparation of reports for the Protein Science group and other stakeholders

Learn more and apply here.

Experience ORISE Virtual Career Fair

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual career fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities available within the Research Participation Program at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Chat with ORISE representatives and mentors from a variety of FDA programs
  • Learn about the research and/or projects conducted within those programs
  • Explore paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities
  • Connect with ORISE staff members to ask about applying, what to expect during the appointment, and to learn more about the ORISE experience
  • Network with other prospective applicants
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of entering a graduate program with Ph.D. scientists and engineers

To view current opportunities visit the FDA Opportunities page.

Click here to register for the Career Fair.