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.

Job Openings – Medical and Veterinary Scribes

ScribeAmerica is hiring and training medical and veterinary scribes to work alongside physicians and veterinarians in healthcare facilities Nationwide. The company is looking for recent or December 2020 graduates who are interested in pursuing a future career in healthcare or veterinary medicine for immediate openings in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton.

Scribes provide real-time charting for providers by shadowing them throughout their shifts. As a scribe you will:

  • Work side by side with physicians as they see patients
  • Document the patient history, chief complaint, physical exam & procedures
  • Prepare plans for follow up care
  • Assist with other clerical duties for the provider

If you are looking for clinical experience you are encouraged to check out the ScribeAmerica website and fill out the online application.

Links to specific positions:

If you would like to learn more about ScribeAmerica and the medical scribe positions, they will be hosting several virtual info sessions over the next few weeks. If you are interested in attending you can RSVP using this link.

Job Opportunity for Pre-Health Students

Ohio At Home is currently seeking to hire new Patient Care Assistants from OSU students working towards a career in healthcare or human services, as this line of work most directly relates to their goals and can serve as a great opportunity to gain hours of patient care experience and develop a network of colleagues and professional references.

Ohio At Home is a home healthcare agency that employs primarily Ohio State students and provides direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities in central Ohio. Their agency supports clients ranging from children with autism to adults with paraplegia/quadriplegia.

The role of Patient Care Assistant involves tasks of daily living, behavioral and emotional support, community involvement and direct patient care. Key traits for a successful Patient Care Assistant are patience, kindness, teamwork, a passion for service, and an eagerness to learn.

Although Ohio At Home’s PCA staff is primarily comprised of pre-health students, all majors and areas of interest are invited to apply. Scheduling is based on the university semester system and can accommodate academic and extracurricular commitments. Past patient care experience is not required to apply, but those with experience are also encouraged.

More information can be found on this flyer. To apply, send your resume and availability jobs@ohioathome.com.

Undergraduate Research: Retroviruses

Have you thought about working in a lab? Doing research now as an undergraduate?

You have the unique opportunity to work in a research lab for OSU!

The Yoder lab is researching retroviruses, a type of RNA viruses that insert their DNA into host cells, an example of which is HIV.  The lab supervisor is Dr. Kristine Yoder.  This opportunity is open to talented 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students who are interested in medical research.  You will get to work in the lab 10-15 hours a week during the school year, and then full time over the summer for at least one year.

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From Dr. Yoder:

Depending on the experience of the undergraduate, the lab duties may initially be limited to supportive tasks (such as preparing solutions) with the expectation of advancing to an individual medical research project.  For more information about our research visit our website at u.osu.edu/yoder.176.

  • Prefer Students who have completed introductory chemistry and biology coursework
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required

Interested students should send a resume, unofficial transcript and current class schedule to yoderlabosu@gmail.com by Friday, September 9.