ASC Career Treks – Free Opportunities over Spring Break!

The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences Career Trek is offering three neat opportunities for students to explore careers in the science industry! These opportunities take place over Spring Break (March 9th, 2020 to March 13th, 2020). Students will get to visit the company they choose, learn about the various careers offered, tour the facilities, and ask questions! Here are the three opportunities:

Monday, March 9th, 2020 from 1:45pm to 3:00pm — LabCorp in Dublin, Ohio

LabCorp would prefer juniors and seniors majoring in biology or microbiology to sign up, but encourage students majoring in life science to attend as well. There is a limit of 20 students able to register.

Learn more and sign up at: https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/443722/share_preview

Friday, March 13th, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:00pm — MEDPACE in Cincinnati, Ohio

MEDPACE would prefer juniors, seniors, and graduate students from the College of Pharmacy or majoring in life science to sign up, but the company welcomes students at all levels in those fields to attend. There is a limit of 35 students able to attend. Also, MEDPACE would like for students to submit their resumes prior to visiting. Students can email their resumes to Molly Wanamaker at wanamaker.1@osu.edu

Learn more and sign up at:  https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/443536/share_preview

Friday, March 13th, 2020 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm — Camargo Pharma in Cincinnati, Ohio

Camargo would prefer post-doctorate students, graduate students, and seniors; however, all students are encouraged to attend. There is a limit of 20 students able to join. Similar to MEDPACE, Camargo would like for students to submit their resumes prior to visit. Students can send their resumes to Molly Wanamaker at wanamaker.1@osu.edu.

Learn more and sign up at:  https://osu.joinhandshake.com/events/445584/share_preview

Students will need to have their own transportation to and from the companies. In addition, LabCorp, MEDPACE, and Camargo are not currently providing work visas for international students. Students are able to attend more than one of the Career Treks if they wish!

Career Treks gives students from the College of Arts and Sciences opportunities to learn more about career options by visiting various companies.

2020 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair

ASC Career Success is hosting a Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair in the Archie M. Griffin Ballroom of the Ohio Union. This event will be held on Wednesday, February 26th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This fair will give undergraduate students the opportunity to meet with a variety of employers who are looking for candidates for summer internships, part-time and full-time summer jobs, and volunteer opportunities. Students interested in pursuing resume-building experiences for careers in business-related areas, nonprofit management, sports and recreation, education, and other areas are encouraged to attend and students of all majors are welcome.

No preregistration is necessary, but a valid BuckID must be presented on the day of the event. In preparation for the event it is recommended that students have their resumes reviewed, walk-in hours for this are posted here.

More information regarding the fair can be found here.

And information regarding internship week can be found here.

ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program is more than just a scholarship, it’s a network of passionate chemical professionals who want to help and support future chemists during a crucial time in their lives.

The program is a community that dedicates itself to representing minority students from high school seniors to undergraduate students who want to study chemical sciences. Scholars are chosen based on career objective, academic standing, leadership skills, financial need and involvement in school or community activities.

Of the previous scholars in the ACS Scholars Program:

  • Over 300 have completed a Ph.D. program
  • More than 50% of alumni chose to purse higher degrees
  • 90% earned baccalaureate degrees with 80% in the chemical sciences

Apply and learn more information here. Applications close March 1.

Paid Summer Research at the College of Wooster

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The College of Wooster’s NSF-REU program for Summer 2020 is now accepting applications. This is a 10-week research program housed in Wooster’s Physics Department. You may find information about potential research projects here.

These research projects are both innovative and accessible to undergraduate students. Students will be treated as collaborators and will learn how to be independent scientific thinkers during this program. In addition to research, students will participate in career-building workshops as well as other social events. Throughout the summer, students will complete a paper to summarize their research and present tier work in a poster session.

In order to apply, students should have completed one year of college-level introductory physics.

This program begins Monday, May 18 and ends on Friday, July 24. Participating students will be paid a $6,500 stipend. Relocation funds are available.

You may apply here or directly through Interfolio.  Applications are due before February 28, 2020.

Any further questions you may have can be directed to Dr. John Lindner (jlindner@wooster.edu) or Dr. Susan Lehman (slehman@wooster.edu).


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

Join Scientific Thinkers at OSU

Scientific Thinkers is a student organization here at OSU. They are a volunteer program that seeks to impact our community by teaching elementary students and mentoring underrepresented students with limited STEM resources. This student organization will allow students to gain teaching experience, grow in leadership skills, and improve in their ability to teach STEM material.

If interested in joining, please attend a mandatory orientation on January 23, 3:00-4:00pm in the Physics Research Building (PRB). You may sign up here. Find more information about this student organization on their website.

University of Akron 2020 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

The University of AkronThe University of Akron’s 2020 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering is now accepting applications! This program consists of an 11-week internship where students will investigate a fundamental question within the disciplines of polymer science and engineering. Students will gain research and career development experience during this program. At the end of the summer, students will present their research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference. There is a $7,500 stipend for this program, of which $5,500 is paid directly to the student and $2,000 of which is allocated directly to housing and related living expenses. The program will begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and will end on Friday, August 7, 2020.

To find out more information, including how to apply to the program, visit their website here. Applications close February 14, 2020, so apply now!


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.

Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program

Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California is looking for applicants for their Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program in Summer 2020. This program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to do research with some of the most notable scientists in the world.

To apply, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled as a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student. Your application will include a resume, a statement of interest, academic records, and two letters of recommendation from current or recent professors. The internship pays $14 an hour. You must be able to start work in June and work for 10 consecutive weeks following the start date.

Apply and find more information here. Applications are due at 7 pm, on January 17, 2020.


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.

Undergraduate Chemistry Research Opportunities

Looking for summer research opportunities? The University of Minnesota’s Lando/NSF program is now taking applications and is open to undergraduate sophomores and juniors. This 10 week program will run from June 1 – August 7, 2020.

With a $7,400 stipend and $400 allotted for travel, fellows will work under a chemistry faculty member at the Minneapolis branch. This program is a great opportunity for undergraduate students to get involved with research, helping them succeed in post graduate work. Along with research supported by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), the program also includes various professional and social events allowing students to make connections and meet new people.

Applications are due February 3, 2020 and can be found along with more information, including costs, at https://chem.umn.edu/lando


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.

Ohio State University Spring Career Fair

Spring Career Fair

If you are looking for a career or internship, consider attending the Ohio State University Spring Career Fair! This event is intended to help students and recent graduates network and learn about career opportunities. There will be employers recruiting for business and technical functions as well as science and technology careers.

Current students must bring a valid BuckID to enter the fair. Recent graduates must drop off a copy of their resumes at the registration desk upon arrival.

The career fair will take place on January 21, 2020 from 11:30 am-4:30 pm in the Performance Hall and the Grand Ballroom in the Ohio Union.

See flyer for more information.

Apply to be a Chemistry TA

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Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Spring 2020!

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hires over 50 outstanding undergraduates per semester to teach our General Chemistry course. If you’d like to improve your content knowledge at your job, help students through problems and get teaching experience, TAing could be for you!

Qualifications:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620 or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Accumulative GPA > 3.6
  • Taking Classes during Spring 2020
  •  No other paid student appointment during Autumn 2019 (this includes paid research)

Appointment Details:

  • Salary:  $12/hour
  • Hours:  10-12 per week
  • Responsibilities:  Teach 1-3 hour lab; promptly grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities, 1 weekly office hour; proctor all exams, attend weekly staff meetings and beginning of the year training beginning Sunday, January 6th.  Conflicts with training should be stated on your application and be described in detail, if possible.

Apply online now! After the submission of your application, the department will reach out to you  to ask you to submit a schedule.  Submitting a schedule does not guarantee a position.  All applications, including schedules are due by November 10th, 2019, and hiring decisions will be made in early December.  Please contact the Lab Supervisors (chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu) if you have questions about the application process.