Career Accelerator Fund

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 Spring 2023 opportunities is November 30, 2022. The application requires multiple doucments, so don’t delay if you want to apply. You can learn more on the CAF website.

DAAD Rise Germany Internships

The OSU Undergraduate Fellowship Office would like to help CBC students with the DAAD-RISE program.

RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Germany offers an incredible opportunity for sophomores and juniors to participate in a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions.

What is the DAAD-RISE program?

Students are matched with a German host university or institute according to their area of interest (chemistry, biology, etc). DAAD provides students a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses. Host universities, universities of applied sciences (UAS), and institutes provide housing assistance. UAS will also match students with Ph.D. student mentors or researchers. Knowledge of German language is NOT REQUIRED. The working language will be English.

Who is eligible?

Undergraduate students who:

  • are currently enrolled in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, or engineering (or a closely related field)
  • have completed at least 2 years of a undergraduate degree program by the time of the internship placement
  • can prove that they will maintain undergraduate status after the internship has taken place

Because of these eligibility requirements, usually current sophomores and juniors apply.

How can I learn more?

Begin with the DAAD-RISE website. Register in the RISE Germany Internship Database by December 15. Identify your potential interests and reach out to fellowships@osu.edu for help with your application.

Department of Energy 2022 Internship Opportunities

Applications are being accepted for the Summer 2023 term of an the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program offered by WDTS in the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science.

Through SULI, undergraduate students discover science and technology careers at the DOE national laboratories and gain the experience needed to transition from internship 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 four-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.

On December 5, 2022, from 3:00 – 4:00pm EST, there will be a workshop which highlights the research opportunities and internship experience at the DOE national labs. Register here.

SULI application requirements and guidelines are available here. Applications are due January 10, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EST

2022 Fall Career and Internship Fair

Network at The Ohio State University at the 2022 fall Career and Internship Fair! This event is a must-attend event for employers seeking talent from a variety of academic backgrounds. This university-wide fall career fair is open to Ohio State students and alumni across all majors and degree levels. The 2022 Career and Internship Fair will be two days, in-person at the Ohio State Ohio Union and virtually on Handshake.

In-Person

Today, September 13th from 1-5 p.m. EST
Ohio Union
Register through Handshake

Virtual

Tomorrow, September 14th from 2-6 p.m. EST.
Register through Handshake

The Handshake virtual career fair platform gives employers the opportunity to:

  • Engage in video, audio, and chat communication with students.
  • Host 5 group meetings per day with up to 50 students each.
  • Conduct 1:1 ten-minute individual meetings with interested students.
  • Allow students to learn more about a company’s mission and values.
  • Send messages and view the profiles of students that have scheduled to meet with them both before and after the fair.

Career fair tips and resources are available here.

National Security Agency Internship Webinar

One of the best ways to get your foot in the door for a full-time job at the National Security Agency (NSA) is to land a summer internship. Recruiters are sharing just about everything there is to know about NSA student programs at a webinar on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4pm EST.

The program is open to students of all ages and majors, but it will focus internship and Co-op opportunities for college students. You will hear directly from NSA employees on the great opportunities the agency has to offer. They will discuss the NSA’s mission, which is all about protecting the nation, as well as the skills they’re seeking, from computer science and engineering to business, foreign language analysis and human resources. A question-and-answer period will wrap up the session.

NSA internships offer competitive pay, housing and travel assistance for those who qualify, extracurricular activities and more.

Register here.

Analytical Laboratory Summer Technician Internship

Owens Corning’s Granville Science & Technology is hiring a Sumer Intern to work in The Corporate Analytical Lab. This position will include routine and non-routine sample preparation for instrumental analysis, commitment to safety protocols, following detailed procedures, and communication results.

Desired skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Diverse experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals
  • Attention to detail while performing repetitive work
  • Ability to quickly learn instrument specific software

Minimum requirements include 2 years of college course work in a hard science (Chemistry or Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred) and experience working in a chemical laboratory.

More detailed information is available here.

Interested applicants may contact Cheri Clevenger, Inorganic Lab Leader, at Cheri.Clevenger@owenscorning.com or by phone at 740-321-6430.

Electrochemical Technologies Masters Internship

The University of Oregon is accepting applications for their Masters Internship Program in Electrochemical Technologies. This program has a focus on clean-energy transitions, developing technologies for climate change mitigation, and provides interdisciplinary knowledge that will help tackle many of the worlds biggest challenges.

This program includes 6-months of accelerated coursework and professional development, followed by 9 months in a paid internship in industry or national laboratories. This program thus gives students a great foundation of knowledge and a start to a long-term career. Students who complete the program can also pursue an accelerated PhD timeline.

The internship program is open to students in a wide variety of backgrounds such as chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and more with a BS/BA.

For a possible waived application fee, please send an unofficial transcript and resume to electrochemistry@uoregon.edu.

More information can be found at their website, including curriculum, housing, and scholarships.

Bioprocessing Research Internship

Sarepta Therapeutics is accepting applications for a bioprocessing research internship. This summer internship in downstream process development will give insight into the production process for complex biomolecules (e.g., adeno-associated virus) along with hands-on production experience using bioprocessing techniques, including bioreactors, depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, and fast protein liquid chromatography.

Interns will not only have the opportunity to interact with the downstream team, but also the upstream and analytical development teams to learn how drug products are developed safely, cost-effectively, and efficiently from lab scale to commercial scale.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist downstream scientists in the design, preparation, and execution of process development experiments
  • Work independently on a research project (selected by the mentor) aimed at optimizing a select unit operation within the downstream process for AAV production 
  • Participate in weekly process development meetings

Desired Education and Skills: 

  • Undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, or bioengineering
  • At least two semesters of laboratory course experience  

This position is hybrid and will require work on-site at one of Serepta’s facilities in the United States.

Apply here.

Pfizer 2022 Summer Growth Experience

The Pfizer Summer Growth Experience Program of 2022 (summer internship) offers summer employment opportunities spanning across all Pfizer businesses at various Pfizer sites in the U.S.

This program is designed to help create a meaningful internship experience for early talent interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. For summer of 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person roles, and students can select their preference(s) for Pfizer locations. The Growth Experience Program is very competitive but is considered a great opportunity for interns get to work on real, impactful initiatives, while building relationships and learning about Pfizer.

Available job categories include:

  • Clinical Research
  • Digital and IT
  • General Business
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Science/Lab Based
  • Science/R&D

Assignments typically begin in May and last through August, but depend on business needs and your availability.

Applications will be accepted until March 4th.

REU Internship at the University of Akron

Applications are still open for the 2022 summer research experience for the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron internship. This competitive program is sponsored by the National Research Foundation, the University of Akron, and corporate sponsors.

The program will take place over the course of 9 weeks, during which students will investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering. This includes chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials. Interns will take part in research and career development activities, discussions outlining their research progress, and visits to regional companies. The program will come to a close with an oral or poster presentation of the intern’s research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference.

Support includes a $5,400 stipend and on campus housing.

The program will run from Monday, June 6 to Friday, August 5.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11, 2022. Further information such as how to apply and eligibility can be found here.