Technology Careers at OMNOVA

OMNOVA’s leadership development program gives you the opportunity to launch your career and take on business challenges.

You may be interested in the Technology and Engineering Career Development Path if you wish to pursue a career in engineering, science, or technology.

OMNOVA is seeking candidates who are highly-motivated, results-oriented, and have strategic thinking and leadership skills with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or similar fields.
  • For Research & Development positions, Masters or PhD is preferred.
  • At least one year of experience within a manufacturing setting.
  • Must be willing and able to relocate within the U.S. based on assignment location and/or travel internationally.

Apply here! Applications must be submitted before Sunday, May 5th at 12:00 pm. OMNOVA will conduct interviews on Monday, May 6th or 7th, so apply as soon as possible. If they choose to interview you, you will receive a message at 12:00pm on Sunday.

OMNOVA will hold a company information session on Monday, May 6th from 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. See the 2019 Industry Day calendar for more details. You may share your resume at this information session and get an interview, but there are only 6 interview slots on May 7th.

CHOPs: Graduate Program Early Preview Weekend

 

The University of Wisconsin’s Department of Chemistry will be hosting CHOPs (CHemistry OPportunities) from September 12-15, 2019.  This weekend is dedicated to providing a preview of the university’s graduate program. CHOPs is an all-expense paid trip tailored to give potential graduate students an opportunity to visit the university before they apply to graduate school. Activities at CHOPs will include tours, interaction with alumni and graduate students, individual meetings with faculty, research presented by graduate students and faculty, and presentations about life in graduate school and applying to graduate school. This weekend may benefit you even if you are not planning on applying to The University of Wisconsin.

Learn more about CHOPs here.

Apply for CHOPs here before May 18, 2019.

Hertz Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

The Hertz Foundation offers a few qualified candidates with the Hertz Fellowship each year, awarded to applicants that prove to be exceptional scientific and technical innovators. The Fellowship will ideally provide those awarded with the maximum possible freedom and encouragement to innovate in their graduate programs. This Fellowship is aimed toward graduate programs such as engineering, mathematics, and the physical, life and computational sciences. Unlike other Fellowships, the Hertz Foundation is prepared to provide five years of support for students.

Further details about the Hertz Fellowship can be found here. Additional questions can also be directed to Kathy@hertzfoundation.org or askhertz@hertzfoundation.org.

Important Dates:

Application Opens: August 15, 2018

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

References Due: October 26, 2018

Notre Dame ESTEEM

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Deadlines: December 4, January 29, and March 9

Notre Dame’s ESTEEM program is available for STEM students at The Ohio State University who are pursuing a Master’s in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology. ESTEEM emphasizes the action of entrepreneurship, not just the study of it. It allows students to explore the world of business and entrepreneurship, learning how to combine their current skills with new ones to become leaders in their chosen fields.

ESTEEM Curriculum includes:

  • 11 months
  • includes design thinking, customer validation, financial modeling, BMC, data analysis, finance and prototyping
  • Master’s Thesis Capstone: go-to-market approach with ND-based research, industry-sponsored projects or Founder’s Idea

More information can be found at their website, and specific questions can be directed to Kyle Williams at kwilliams@nd.edu.

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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking applicants for their Summer 2018 and the Academic Year 2018-2019 from both  undergraduate and graduate levels. Further information regarding applicant requirements and stipend amounts can be found on the program flyer. There are also information sessions that are being held in 100 Enarson Classroom Building on the following dates and times:

  • Monday, November 20, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Friday, December 1, 2017 – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Monday, December 4, 2017 – 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Further questions can be directed to easc@osu.edu.

PULSe Fall Open House

The PULSe Fall Open House  will be on Friday, November 3, 2017. This open house serves as an opportunity to introduce students to the Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe).  PULSe provides opportunities for an interdisciplinary graduate experience in the basic life sciences for Ph.D. students.

Our day of activities will include a meet the faculty session, lunch with current students, and a tour of lab facilities. Your students will gain exposure to some of the life science research being done at Purdue, while they are also given an opportunity to talk with faculty and students to familiarize themselves with the PULSe Program.

The details of the 2017 PULSe Fall Open House are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 10:00 – 3:30 PM
Location: Stewart Center and Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Activities: Overview will begin at 10:00, including meet the faculty session, lab tours, lunch with students, and tour of campus facilities.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP: 2017 PULSe Open House RSVP or pulse@purdue.edu

Questions: (765)-496-1635 or pulse@purdue.edu

Graduate Science Fall Open House

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This event has passed. For similar opportunities, please see the opportunities page

Duquesne University of Pittsburg invites you to their Graduate Science Open House on Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 3pm. At this program, you will speak with faculty and graduate students about their latest research in biomolecular, environmental, analystical, computational, and inorganic chemistry. You will also learn about financial aid options and tour their labs, facilities, and campus.

Duquesne’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers a Ph.D. in Chemistry and currently has 37 graduate students in the program. Their incoming graduate student class varies between 7-11 new students yearly. Their students are supported through a tuition waiver and a stipend of $24,230 a year (2016-17 amount) for serving as a teaching assistant, although research assistantships and fellowships are also available on a competitive basis.

More information about their Ph.D. program and the Open House can be found on their website, as well as on this flyer. If you’re interested in attending the Open House, please RSVP at duq.edu/sciencegradfair.

Owens Corning Science and Technology

Owens Corning Science and Technology will be hiring in the fall. Seniors and graduate students are invited to apply, specifically students in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science and engineering, and mechanical engineering.
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Information Session
Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:00 – 8:00 pm
CBEC 110/120
 

Science and Technology Development Program

Seeking candidates for full-time positions in the S&T Development Program (STDP). Candidates include grad students nearing graduation (with an MS or PhD) and post docs. All candidates must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher AND must currently be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent, unlimited basis.
Interested grad students and post-docs must apply by Friday, September 22nd at 12pm to be considered for on-campus interviews.

More information is available and the online application is currently available.
 

Science and Technology Intern

Seeking candidates for internships in the S&T Internship Program. Candidates include grad students currently working towards a MS or PhD and Seniors who are preparing for grad school (will graduate with a BS in Spring 2018 and enter grad school in Fall 2018). All candidates must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher AND must currently be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent, unlimited basis.
Interested students must apply by Friday, September 22nd at 12pm to be considered for on-campus or phone interviews.

More Information is available and the online application is currently available.

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Job Opportunity at Chemical Abstracts Services

Part time, temporary positions providing database-building support for chemical literature curation for products is available at CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society.
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Required Skills:

  • A degree in or working toward a degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related science.
  • Successful completion of at least one course of organic chemistry.
  • Familiarity with scientific terminology
  • Ability to work part time for at least 12 months and/or have at least a sophomore standing in a Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering related degree program with at least 12 months remaining until graduation.
  • Good organizational, reading comprehension, problem solving, self-management, and communication skills

For information about the position and the company can be found at their website, including the position application.

Technology Commercialization Office Internships

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The Technology Commercialization Office here at The Ohio State University is looking for interns who are interested in how technology/inventions/science get to the market place. These internships help students explore careers in science and technology licensing, market analysis, start-ups, business, general consulting, and marketing.

Positions include:

To apply, send your resume to innovation@osu.edu.

Check out their website for more information about the Technology Commercialization Office here at The Ohio State University.