Clean Energy Policy Internship

Interested in Clean Energy? The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program.

The internship is embedded within the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E) and would allow you to participate in policy-related projects at the DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D. C. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the C3E, as well as new strategic directions and activities.

Interns will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during the program based on academic and professional background, as well as additional benefits of health insurance, relocation expenses, and an education allowance of $10,000 per appointment year to cover travel-related expenses to scientific and professional development activities.

To learn more about this internship including eligibility requirements, you can visit their website here. The application for this position can be found here.

Science Career Fair and Networking Brunch

Are you graduating this academic year or searching for an internship within the science, healthcare, or government industries? Visit the Autumn 2019 Science Career Fair: Adapt Your Future hosted by the Arts and Sciences Career Success. There are 62 different employers attending including the CDC, EPA, and more! The event will be held on Wednesday, October 16th from 11:30-4 PM in the Ohio Union. For more details, you can visit the event on Handshake.

Interested in networking further? Before the Career Fair begins, Career Success is hosting a networking brunch for employers and students! This is a unique opportunity to meet and connect with many of the employers that will be tabling at the career fair on a more casual, intimate level. If you are interested in the Networking Brunch, please RSVP via Handshake because space is limited! This will be held from 9:00 to 10:30 AM in 311 Denney Hall.

Career and Internship Fair Autumn 2019

The Ohio State University’s Autumn 2019 Career and Internship Fair is quickly approaching! The event will occur on Tuesday, Septemeber 17 and Wednesday, September 18 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Ohio Union. There will also be an Interview Day on Thursday, September 19 if applicable.

Join us for our university-wide career fair connecting students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels with employers seeking to recruit for career employment, internships, and co-ops.

More information about the event and the employers that are attending can be found on the Buckeye Careers website here.

Never been to a career and internship fair before? The Office of Student Life will be putting on several preparatory events leading up to the career fair for students! These events span from what to wear and what to expect, to best practices from applying to specific fields, and everything in between to help students and recent alumni land their ideal internship or position. More information about these events can be found on Handshake and here.

Food Safety Internship with Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Science & Regulatory Affairs Department is hosting an internship position for summer 2019. Applications are open for any student (undergraduate or graduate) in a chemistry or biochemistry major.

 

This paid internship will be located in Atlanta, Georgia, for 10 weeks starting around May 20th and finishing with a capstone presentation in August.

Accepted students are expected to have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, to be able to perform well in a challenging, dynamic environment, and to be a team player with a high level of commitment.

If you are interested in this position, email your resume directly to Charles Frohman.

Gotion-Ohio Research and Development Summer Intern

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Gotion-Ohio is a research and development center for Guoxan’s global research and development network.  Gotion-Ohio’s goal is to innovate in electric vehicle technology by accelerating electrified transportation and achieving sustainable development. Gotion-Ohio is currently seeking applicants for a paid internship program for summer 2019.  This internship position will be from May-August 2019.

Requirements:

  • at least 2 years of progress working towards a Chemistry or Chemical Engineering bachelor’s degree
  • at least Sophomore standing
  • be eligible to work in the United States without current or future visa support

 

Internship Qualifications:

  • must be able to follow procedures to prepare electrochemical test cells and perform battery testing
  • must be able to carry out routine analyses
  • must be able to have good housekeeping principles and keep an accurate record of data
  • must be able to multitask, be organized, and communicate efficiently about progress of different experiments
  • must be able to use Microsoft office
  • must have strong integrity
  • must be skilled in team work
  • must have strong work ethic
  • must be able to follow safety policies and be accountable

 

Responsibilities:

  • assemble test cells and do cell tests to monitor cell performance
  • work with hazardous material
  • analyze and process raw material
  • prepare electrolyte solutions according to requirements
  • analyze materials to confirm physical and chemical properties
  • track and maintain inventories and request replacements
  • keep laboratory and storeroom clean
  • dispose of waste and obsolete material according to rules and regulations
  • attend required training sessions
  • follow all safety procedures

 

Apply now! To apply, send an email to career@gotion.com. Put “Ohio Summer Internship” in the subject line and attach a cover letter that explains your interest in working with Gotion-Ohio as well as a resume.

Applications for this position are accepted until March 15th!

Alaskan Summer Internship Program

Applications are due April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Looking for an internship away from home? The U.S. Department of Energy in sponsoring the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Research Participation Program for the Summer 2019 Term. Upper-level undergraduates (junior/senior) and Master graduate students pursuing a degree or recent graduates with a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline are encouraged to apply. The internship program will last 10 weeks during the summer, and selected interns will receive a stipend starting at $600/week.

Applications are due April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Learn more about the program and apply on their website, or email questions to DOE-RPP@orise.orau.gov


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.

Apply for a Lab Intern Position at POET Biorefining

As a lab intern, you will prepare laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of plant process samples for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Collects samples for lab analysis at specified locations, stages of processing and time interval. Labels sample
    containers with identifying data.
  • Ability to understand and perform lab tests on process samples using wet chemistry methods, microbiological testing
    and light microscopy techniques. Prepares samples for testing by analytical equipment.
  • Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as liquid chromatography, Ion
    chromatography, NIR, centrifuge, pH meters, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer and other equipment.
  • Performs Quality Assurance/Control analysis on instruments, tools and methods.
  • Performs quality control testing on final products to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Records test results on standardized form, enters daily test results into plant database and communicates this
    information to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains safety in the lab by using personal protective equipment as needed, proper labeling of chemical containers,
    being familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets and maintaining cleanliness of lab.
  • Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment.
  • Calibrates laboratory instruments.
  • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.
  • Fosters a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
  • Maintains a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES

To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Completed junior level courses majoring in Chemistry (preferred) or Biochemistry.
  • Experience working with HPLC, analytical balance, pipettes Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills and the ability to adapt to change.

 

Apply here if interested!

Internships at the Smithsonian

Pursue an internship position at the Smithsonian! There are fall, winter/spring, and summer positions available in a variety of roles. All of the following internships are unpaid positions.

Internship Positions

Smithsonian Sleepovers 
Assist in coordinating all aspects of the Smithsonian Sleepover program such as set-up, supervising craft activities, customer service, and maintaining supplies. Sleeping over in the museum is a requirement. View position details.

 

Development

Support staff in the Development Office through creating marketing materials, drafting grants and sponsor proposals, maintaining website text, and conducting research on funding sources for Development activities. View position details.

Discovery Theater

Support the Discovery Theater staff in all aspects: house management, ticketing and group sales, administration, and production support. Positions available: DT Admin/House Management | DT Technical Intern | DT Museum Theater & Education Intern

Adult Education Programming

Assist with research, booking, budgets, logistical set-up, contract negotiation, space rental, and event implementation. Assist with staffing duties during some evening and weekend programs. View position details.

Digital Marketing

Support Marketing staff editing images and HTML to be used in e-mail marketing campaigns and on social media sites as well as using web analytics software to research results from marketing campaigns. View position details.

Film Production

Supports marketing and programming teams by filming and producing video content. Attend and videotape select programs for promotional purposes and works with program managers to put together video clips for event presentations. View position details.

Performing Arts

Assist with research, booking, budgets, logistical set-up, and marketing. Provide program support during some evening and weekend programs, including box office and house management duties. View position details.

Special Events

Assist in coordinating all aspects of the SMITHSONIAN @ 8 program such as logistical support, customer service, event implementation, marketing, and research. View position details.

Social Media

Attend events and create new content on social media applications highlighting the activities of the Smithsonian Associates and represent the Smithsonian brand. View position details.

Studio Arts Classroom Assistant

Assist in administering adult Studio Arts classes. Primary responsibility is to ensure a positive classroom experience for students/instructors. View position details.

Studio Arts

Provide program support for studio arts courses and workshops and content for the Studio Arts blog, Studio Arts landing page, and Facebook fan page. View position details.

Summer Camp

Support the Smithsonian Summer Camp team by assisting with the daily running of the 9-week camp program, supervising campers and Youth Teacher Assistants, upkeep of rosters and camper paperwork, parent communication, and supply organization and procurement.

How to Apply

Apply online through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA). Please carefully review the position description(s) prior to applying.

You will need to provide the following:

·        A current resume

·        A recent writing sample

·        Learning objectives

·        Academic transcript (unofficial are acceptable)

·        Two letters of recommendation from professors, advisors, or recent employers

Candidates will likely be asked to interview, either in person or over the phone, for their desired position.

Essential Tips for the Online Application

·        Do NOT submit your application until all necessary components are uploaded (i.e. transcripts, writing sample, resume). Once submitted, you cannot upload or change anything within the application.

·        An unofficial or official transcript can be uploaded by first scanning the document and saving it as a pdf or jpeg. Please do not mail the transcript separately.

·        Make sure that you click the “send email” button for reference letters. This triggers the system to email your references with instructions for uploading the letter. Please advise your references of this in advance.

·        All necessary components of an application must be received by the deadline in order to be considered. This includes letters of recommendation.

Deadlines for Applications
Smithsonian Associates internships are highly competitive and applying early is strongly encouraged


To be considered in the first round of applications, please submit your materials by the dates below:
Fall Positions: 
July 1
Winter/Spring Positions
: October 1 
Summer Positions: 
February 1

Applications received after these dates will still be considered on an as-needed basis.

Selection Process
While we appreciate and applaud your enthusiasm and interest in serving an internship with us, please refrain from contacting us to check on the status of your application. Keep in mind that for most programs and projects, only those applicants selected will receive notification. If you haven’t heard and need answers, send us an email and we will do our best to give you an update on the status of your application.

Interns selected for appointment at the Smithsonian Institution will be required to undergo a security background investigation and fingerprinting through the Office of Protection Services before they are accepted into an internship.

 

Surgical Research Summer Internship Program

Are you looking for a paid summer internship?

Application Deadline: January 21, 2019 at 8 AM

The US Army Institute of Surgical Research has an opening for an intern this summer!

Undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities (such as ours) are invited to apply to conduct research at the USAISR.  The internship starts on Monday, 3 June, and will end on Friday, 9 August 2019. This internship will provide an opportunity for students interested in science, engineering or medical career fields to participate in research directed at improving the care of injured military service members and society at large. Selected candidates will be compensated $2,750.00 per month, based upon full-time participation.

If you are chosen, you will get to work with a USAISR staff mentor and their research team throughout your scientific investigation. The areas and their descriptions can be found through the link provided in the bottom of this post.

Open to bachelorette candidates only. U.S. Citizenship is required.
Find more information and apply here.


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.

PiNO Poster Competition and Career Fair

Poster Competition Registration Deadline: 5PM on June 10

Resume Upload Deadline: 5PM on June 7

Calling all undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate students from all science and engineering programs to attend Case Western Reserve University’s Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio (PiNO) poster competition and career fair on June 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. PiNO is a one-day job fair and conference that allows students seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time employment to present posters, network with industry representatives, and win cash prizes.

The Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio attracts industry from all STEM fields, not just polymers. This conference is geared towards, but not limited to, students in the following fields: macromolecular/polymer science and engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, and materials science and engineering. Registration is $10 for students, researchers, and young professionals.

For more information on registration, conference information, and a growing list of our company sponsors please visit our website.