NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Ohio Sea GrantThe Ohio Sea Grant has applications for the Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship available now. This is a 1 year long, paid fellowship for graduate students.

This program includes

  • A stipend and living expenses of $66, 500 (with additional funds being used to cover mandatory health insurance costs, moving expenses, academic degree-related and fellowship-related travel, and Placement Week costs)
  • Students being matched with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D. C. area
  • Experience participating in both daily activities and special assignments in their areas of interest
  • Opportunities to network and often continue work in the area after graduation

The Ohio Sea Grant asks that all applicants contact their office at least a month prior to the application deadline.

The application deadline is February 18, 2022. Applications can be found here, along with more information.

With any further questions, you can reach out to this email: fussell.10@osu.edu.

 

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Spring 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Spring 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in on January 9th in the afternoon. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

APPLY HERE

After you submit an application, the department will contact you and ask for a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes before the deadline, please update your schedule by November 15th. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeiting your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on November 15th, 2021. Hiring decisions will be made by early December.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Summer Internship in CO₂ Reduction

The Department of Energy is supporting a 10-week internship at startups with SBIR Phase II grants. The purpose is to improve the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups. RenewCO₂ is searching for a candidate to support for the Summer of 2022!

About the company: RenewCO₂ is re-inventing chemical production using CO₂ emissions with a low-cost, high energy-efficiency, and carbon-negative electrochemical process. The company’s eCUT technology converts CO₂ into cost-competitive raw materials for plastics. They enable companies to meet emission reduction targets while producing sustainable materials at a profit.

The summer internship focuses on Research and Development. This position is directed at evaluating the activity of CO₂ electroreduction catalysts and the influence of process conditions on pilot performance. Activities will be performed in person at the company’s laboratory at the Rutgers Busch Campus (Proteomics building) in Piscataway, NJ. Interested individuals should have demonstrated STEM achievement and entrepreneurial interest. Selected candidates will receive a stipend.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of a pilot process
  • Perform electrochemical analysis
  • Perform chemical analysis of products using GC and HPLC
  • Perform mass and energy balance for the process
  • Prepare technical updates for stakeholders
  • Participate in market research

Learn more about the opportunity, what type of candidate the team is looking for, and start your application here: https://www.renewco2.com/careers

Experience ORISE Virtual Career Fair

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual career fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities available within the Research Participation Program at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Chat with ORISE representatives and mentors from a variety of FDA programs
  • Learn about the research and/or projects conducted within those programs
  • Explore paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities
  • Connect with ORISE staff members to ask about applying, what to expect during the appointment, and to learn more about the ORISE experience
  • Network with other prospective applicants
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of entering a graduate program with Ph.D. scientists and engineers

To view current opportunities visit the FDA Opportunities page.

Click here to register for the Career Fair.

Work for CBC: Prep Lab Assistant – Pay Increased

Work in the General Chemistry Preparation Lab for Autumn 2021!

The General Chemistry Preparation lab of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is hiring lab assistants to help us provide services to the General Chemistry Teaching lab in Autumn 2021. This position is open to undergraduates currently enrolled at OSU main campus who are eligible to work in the United States. Successful candidates should be able to work independently and have good customer service skills.

Qualifications:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with a B- (preferred)
  • Attention to detail, maintaining a stable work schedule
  • Taking classes during Autumn 2021
  • Be able to work until 2023 after recruitment

Student Appointment Details:

  • Starting Salary:  $10/hour (increased from posting on 6/3)
  • Hours: 12-20 hours per week
  • Responsibilities:  Preparation and delivery of chemicals, distribution of lab equipment, lab services and safety inspections.
  • On Friday, August 20 or Monday, August 23, new lab assistants will need to participate in lab orientation/training.

Online Application:

  • Apply here.
  • You will be contacted after submission of your application.

Biochemical Markers Fellowship at CDC (Recent Graduates)

About DLS: The Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) of the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  is seeking applicants for a Biochemical Markers Fellowship opportunity. DLS uses advanced laboratory science and innovative techniques to improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve the rapid and accurate detection of chemical threat agents, radiologic threat agents, and selected toxins.

Projects: Participants will join laboratory teams to develop and apply analytical methods to characterize and quantify biochemical markers, including those in biologic specimens (such as serum or urine), that are relevant to disease and harmful exposures. DLS currently has more than 170 active methods and 230+ mass spectrometers in use.

Selected candidates will be placed in one of seven branches within DLS (see website for branch information.) They will gain hands-on experience using state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and automation equipment. DLS offers a stimulating research environment that enables ORISE fellows to gain practical experience in applied analytical chemistry and enhance their knowledge of public health.

Qualifications: Applicants should be Bachelor’s or Master’s graduates with degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or Microbiology. Must be a U.S. citizen.

The program will run Sept 15, 2021 – Sept 12, 2022. The stipend for Bachelor’s fellows will be approx. $3,800 montly.

Applications due July 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST.

DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow

The Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow opportunity with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is now accepting applications. This is an opportunity for individuals who have a degree in the physical sciences, so may be of interest to recent CBC graduates.

What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program. The Fuel Cells Technology Program activities will include monitoring project progress and milestones; reviewing and analyzing project progress reports and other technical reports; and engaging with project researchers. Key areas of research and development within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program include catalysts, membranes, membrane electrode assemblies, stacks, and balance of plant components.

Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program, which focuses on developing fuel cells which are among the most promising technologies that are expected to transform the energy sector. They are highly efficient, fuel flexible, and offer diverse benefits. In particular, they are affordable, clean, and reliable fuel cell technologies that convert hydrogen to electrical power for a wide variety of applications, including transportation (automobiles, buses, trucks, rail, maritime) and stationary power generation (mid-scale electric power plants, backup power, small-scale distributed power plants for buildings).

Where will I be located? Washington, DC or Golden, CO

You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000.

Learn more and apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Apply to be a Gen Chem Prep Lab Assistant

Work in the General Chemistry Preparation Lab for Autumn 2021!

The General Chemistry Preparation lab of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is hiring lab assistants to help us provide services to the General Chemistry Teaching lab in Autumn 2021. This position is open to undergraduates currently enrolled at OSU main campus who are eligible to work in the United States. Successful candidates should be able to work independently and have good customer service skills.

Qualifications:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with a B- (preferred)
  • Attention to detail, maintaining a stable work schedule
  • Taking classes during Autumn 2021
  •  Be able to work until 2023 after recruitment

Student Appointment Details:

  • Starting Salary:  $9/hour
  • Hours: 12-20 hours per week
  • Responsibilities:  Preparation and delivery of chemicals, distribution of lab equipment, lab services and safety inspections.
  • On Friday, August 20 or Monday, August 23, new lab assistants will need to participate in lab orientation/training.

Online Application:

  • Apply here.
  • You will be contacted after submission of your application.

On-Campus Job Openings for 2021-2022

Student Life’s Willie J. Young, Sr. Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement (OCCSE) is hiring for multiple student positions and roles for the upcoming 2021–2022 academic year. This is an exciting time to join the OCCSE team as they are working on a lot of new and exciting initiatives. The OCCSE office is focused on students’ personal and professional development as well as making a difference in the community we live in.

The office is hiring for three student positions: Community Ambassador, Commuter Mentor, and Administration Assistant.

Working within OCCSE is a valuable experience for students in any major and helps students develop vital professional skills in any industry. This is a great opportunity especially for those who have not yet had experience working in a professional office and for those looking to improve their interpersonal skills. Some of the benefits are:

  • Working around your academic schedule
  • Being conveniently located on campus, near the University District in the Ohio Union
  • Positions that do not require regular late-night shifts

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out at offcampus@osu.edu or call (614) 292-0100.

REMINDER: Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2021

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is still seeking applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2021. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.5
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2021
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2021 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here.

After you submit an application, the department will contact you and ask for a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes before the deadline, please update your schedule by May 10th, 2021. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeiting your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on Monday, May 10th, 2021. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.