Charles River Laboratories – Virtual Career Fair

Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair
May 19, 2021
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. EDT

The drug research and development process is highly complex, yet essential for delivering safe and effective therapies to patients. With a global network of facilities, Charles River Laboratories is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) with a local touch. The company has dedicated employees around the world, and is passionate about its role in improving the quality of people’s lives.

During this Virtual Career Fair you will meet with team CRL members and have the potential to meet with hiring managers regarding career opportunities at Charles River sites in Ashland, OH; Spencerville, OH; and Cleveland, OH. CRL is hiring for summer internships and entry-level positions.

Register on Handshake.

Analytical Chemistry Internship in Dayton, OH

DuPont Electronics & Communications site in Dayton, Ohio is looking for a summer intern to work in the R&D Analytical lab.  This internship will help support R&D activities through the analysis of new products in process development and analytical labs to support the DuPont Electronic Polymers business. There is a possibility of being more involved in the method development and other areas if interested. The site produces a variety of high purity polymers used in semiconductor manufacturing applications.

The selected individual will report to a Ph.D. Investigator and work closely with an M.S. Analytical Chemist.

Applicants should be a full-time student pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry at an accredited 4-year university. A 3.0 GPA or higher is preferred.

The position could be longer than the time listed depending on interest. This DuPont site has hired interns for full time positions right out of college.

Learn more and apply.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Entrepreneurship Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is sponsoring a new program for the summer of 2021. The OTT Entrepreneurship Program is designed to develop a pool of talented technology commercialization professionals to achieve OTT’s mission to expand the public impact of the department’s research and development (R&D) portfolio while advancing the economic, energy and national security interests of the nation.

Under the mentorship of National Lab technology transfer specialists and OTT staff, selected candidates will participate in research activities that will enhance their education and training in technology commercialization-related fields and increase their future marketability in these disciplines. In addition, participants assigned to policy-related projects will gain deep insight into the federal government’s role in the creation and implementation of policies that will affect energy technology development and commercialization.

Selected candidates will receive a $700 per week stipend. Internships will be for 10 weeks beginning on Monday, June 14, 2021 through Friday, August 20, 2021.

Candidates must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, or business with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

The deadline to apply is May 10, 2021.

EPA Analytical Chemistry Internship

This opportunity for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree is with the Analytical Chemistry Branch (ACB) laboratory of the Biological and Economic Analysis Division (BEAD), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) located in Ft. Meade, Maryland (between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD).

OPP is responsible for the registration of pesticides and must make determinations about whether pesticides pose an unreasonable risk to humans and the environment. Large amounts of data from registrants and other sources must be reviewed and reliable schedules must be maintained in order to meet statutory deadlines for both new and existing pesticides.

This research project will provide the selected candidate an opportunity to collaborate with other chemists in the laboratory and learn about the different phases of the laboratory’s projects. A list of specific research activities can be found on the internship posting.

Selected candidates will:

  • Learn about the different phases of laboratory projects from sample log in, sample preparation and analysis to data processing, review and finally reporting.
  • Conduct analyses and gain experience in using a variety of instrumentation including gas chromatography, liquid chromatography with a variety of detectors including flame ionization and mass spectrometry.
  • Gain experience in laboratory project design, planning, and analysis as well as quality assurance procedures for data generation and preparation of reports.
  • Interact directly with EPA analytical chemistry staff to understand the workings of an EPA laboratory that provides technical advice and performs pertinent studies that support program needs.

This internship begins in Summer 2021 and will initially last one year. It may be renewed up to three additional years. The position is full-time and pays a monthly stipend.

The deadline to apply is May 27, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and the posting may close before the deadline. Apply here.

Chemical Lab Internship

The Shepherd Chemical Company is seeking chemistry-minded students in good academic standing from an accredited university or college to join our lab teams this summer. Shepherd is in the business of creating value and brightening the lives of our customers through developing and manufacturing specialty chemicals. This is a great opportunity for students who would like to gain experience in an industry setting and/or learn more about specialty chemicals.

The internship will be full-time for 10-12 weeks during the months of May – August. Start and end times may vary to align with school schedules. You will partner with lab professionals and others from various departments to move projects and products forward. At the end of the summer you will have the opportunity to share your learning through a formal presentation with members of the team and other interns.

Shepherd has internship opportunities available in its Quality Lab, Organics R&D Lab, and our Inorganics R&D Lab. Those applying for an internship will be considered for all three labs.

To learn more about specific daily tasks, qualifications, and the application, view the internship posting.

Cell Press Science Communication Intern

The Cell Press Media & Communications Office is offering a summer internship for current undergraduate students or those who recently finished an undergraduate program. The internship is designed to give you the full experience of being a science communicator at a major publishing operation.

Tasks will include:

  • Assisting with day-to-day maintenance of core media & communications functions.
  • Writing press releases about research published in Cell Press journals.
  • Preparing weekly social media posts for Cell Press content.
  • Collaborating with team members on the design, look, feel, and tone of materials.
  • A capstone project to be determined by the intern’s interests.

Throughout the internship, you will collaborate with other business teams, including marketing, editorial, and production, and better understand how each department meets business goals. By the end of your time at Cell Press, you will walk away with a collection of 5-8 clips comprised of press releases, marketing copy, and social media campaigns.

The Science Communication Intern normally works in the Elsevier office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, although the internship will be offered remotely depending on current events. A laptop is provided.

The internship is 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, for 10 weeks from June through August. A permanent position is available starting in January 2022.

Learn more and apply here.

2021 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair

The Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair will take place virtually on Thursday, March 4 from 1-5PM.

 

This will be the 11th year for this fair and while the purpose of the event remains to connect employers with undergraduate students seeking internships, volunteer opportunities, part-time and full-time summer employment, intent going forward is to use this fair as a showcase for organizations that demonstrate inclusive excellence.

Career Success is committed to partnering with organizations that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything they do. These organizations may have been started or consist of many employees that have been underrepresented in the past including men and women of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

The event will host over 100 employers who are looking to hire Ohio State students of all majors.

Registration is open now.

Career Accelerator Fund (CAF) – Deadline Extended

The Career Accelerator Fund (CAF) provides financial support for College of Arts and Sciences students participating in unpaid or minimally paid internships, undergraduate research, or experiential learning opportunities.

The application deadline for Summer 2021 has been extended to February 12, 2021. That is a tight turn around to complete the application checklist, so don’t delay if you want to apply. You can learn more and find the application resources on the CAF website.

Remote Internships with Student PIRIGs

The Student PIRGs is an organization that trains students to run strategic campaigns to protect the environment, make college more affordable, and promote civic engagement. The organization has remote internships where students can learn valuable organizing and activist skills to make a difference on issues that they care about. Learn more about the internships here.

You may have taken classes to learn about all of these problems and the impacts they have on our community. These internships are an opportunity to learn how you can put that knowledge into action. The Student PIRGs is based on a model that has been helping students make positive change for almost 50 years.

Recently Student PIRGs members on over 100 campuses have come together to:

  • Talk to over 360,000 students about how to register, how to vote safely and ensure their vote is counted to help reach near historic youth turnout in the last election.
  • Pass bans on single use plastics, like plastic bags and foam take-out containers in over 17 states.
  • Convinced the first 2 campuses and an entire University System in the country to sign the pledge to ban single use plastics.
  • Saved students more than $40,000,000 in over 10 states by working with dozens of campuses to create open source textbook programs like University of Maryland and UMASS Amherst.

Interns spend 10-15 hours a week attending trainings, recruiting volunteers, and working on projects and campaigns that will make your community better. They attend weekly trainings and run campaign events.

Learn skills, build your resume, and work with issues that matter. Apply here.

Charles River Labs seeking Interns and Full-Time Employees


May, August, or December 2020 graduates

Charles River Labs (CRL) has a high need to hire full-time, entry-level positions in Ashland, OH. These positions focus on drug discovery/development in pre-clinical laboratory setting. You can view the openings here.

These are full-time positions that require full-time paid training followed by mentorship program. First year new hires receive 15 days of vacation, accrued plus accrued sick time. CRL also offers 401k/health benefits for new hires, which start the first day of the month following a new hire’s start date. The company continues to grow globally as a company so career advancement is an attractive element for new hires.

Current Students in Spring 2021

Charles River Labs (CRL) will be hosting multiple paid internships within various scientific departments for the summer of 2021. Internship will last from May 25, 2021 – August 17, 2021 (can be flexible on start/end date) Departments hosting interns include, but are not limited to: Technical Operations, Animal Care Services, Formulations, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Histology, Necropsy, IT, Human Resources, and more. Interested applicants are invited to apply via this single job posting.