The 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.
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.
Medpace is a Clinical Research Organization with a variety of open research positions. Medpace will host an event to showcase research opportunities within their organization on Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. If you are interested in a career in research, RSVP by contacting Faith Bickel at email@example.com. Details of location will be provided upon RSVP.
ASC Career Success has a great opportunity for you to explore career paths within your interests and major, as well as connect with employers in the industry.
Hear from alumni and professionals in the field who have been in your shoes and want to share helpful advice that you can apply along your career journey. Learn about career paths and gain insight on job search tactics. This event will consist of a Q&A panel session followed by an opportunity to network with the panelist in a casual yet professional environment. Don’t miss the chance to interact with professionals and have your career questions answered! To ensure you get the most out of the event, prepare questions for the panelist in advance!
The panel of professionals who will be in attendance consists of:
- Ramy Sarsour, President of Medical Scribing Solutions
- Sriram Durvasula, Chief Strategist & Creative Director of LOXI
- Karen Hallberg, Fish and Wildlife Biologist from U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Ohio Ecological Services
- Brian McQuade from Medpace
- Michael Hoover, Research Scientist at Charles River Laboratories
- Nicole Raab, Senior Technician at Battelle
Free snacks and beverages provided. You are encouraged to attend the full session, but if you are only able to drop in that is okay!
The event will be Wednesday, November 28th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm in Math Tower Room 724.
It is encouraged but not required that you RSVP.