University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Bioengineering Graduate Programs

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Bioengineering is currently accepting applications for their bioengineering graduate programs for Fall 2021. These programs welcome students from all academic backgrounds with strong foundations in math and science. Applications are due by December 15, 2020. Apply here.

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CUNY Biochemistry PhD Information Session

The City University of New York is holding an information session about their Biochemistry PhD program. The university is currently recruiting interested students for the class of Fall 2021.

This event will give students the opportunity to:

  • learn more about the City University of New York’s Biochemistry PhD program
  • learn how to create a competitive application and personal statement
  • ask questions to City University of New York faculty and students
  • learn about research being conducted at the City University of New York

The information session will be held via Zoom on Friday, November 13 from 1:00pm-3:00pm EST. If you are interested, register here for the event by November 10th.

For more information:

  • check out this flyer for the event
  • check out this brochure for their Biochemistry PhD program
  • find more about the Biochemistry PhD program on the website

Indiana University Chemistry PhD Info Session

The Chemistry Department at Indiana University is holding an info session for prospective PhD program applicants. This event will take place on Wednesday November 11th, from 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST.

This info session will give students the chance to:

  • learn more about the application process
  • learn about the Indiana University Chemistry Department’s PhD program
  • learn about graduate life at Indiana University

Register for the event here.

For more information:

  • learn more about the Indiana University Chemistry Graduate Program here
  • contact chemgrad@indiana.edu

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.

University of Delaware Graduate Program

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Students interested in PhD studies, The University of Delaware offers diverse research opportunities as a leader in molecular sciences and are currently accepting applications for the Fall of 2020.

The UD Chemistry and Biochemistry Department holds thirty different research groups where students, faculty, research staff and post-doctoral scholars work closely together.

They hold two NIH Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and an NIH Chemical and Biology Interface (CIB) training program. With $10 million annually they support 200 full-time PhD students.  Preparing students as they develop into independent scholars and prepare for the next stages of their careers.

For more information visit the program’s website or peruse the brochure.

Noyce Teaching Fellowship Program

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Interested in becoming a math or science teacher after graduation? Apply for Ohio University’s Noyce Teaching Fellowship Program!

As part of this program, you will:

  • earn a tuition-free one year Master’s degree and teaching certification
  • receive a 14,000 dollar stipend during program year
  • join Ohio University’s network of STEM teaching fellows
  • work with faculty and experienced mentors
  • participate in STEM-related community service
  • teach in a high-needs school for 4 years after completing your master’s degree and teaching certification
  • receive a 11,000 dollar salary supplement during first four years teaching

Applications for 2020 will be accepted from December 1, 2019 until March 30, 2020. Apply and find more information here.

If you have further questions, please contact rallyforstem@ohio.edu.

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