Paid Summer Research at the College of Wooster

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The College of Wooster’s NSF-REU program for Summer 2020 is now accepting applications. This is a 10-week research program housed in Wooster’s Physics Department. You may find information about potential research projects here.

These research projects are both innovative and accessible to undergraduate students. Students will be treated as collaborators and will learn how to be independent scientific thinkers during this program. In addition to research, students will participate in career-building workshops as well as other social events. Throughout the summer, students will complete a paper to summarize their research and present tier work in a poster session.

In order to apply, students should have completed one year of college-level introductory physics.

This program begins Monday, May 18 and ends on Friday, July 24. Participating students will be paid a $6,500 stipend. Relocation funds are available.

You may apply here or directly through Interfolio.  Applications are due before February 28, 2020.

Any further questions you may have can be directed to Dr. John Lindner (jlindner@wooster.edu) or Dr. Susan Lehman (slehman@wooster.edu).


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2020 Repperger Summer Research Internship Program

This program is a 10-week educational experience that allows students the opportunity to research at one of two Air Force research facilities under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist. Research opportunities cover almost all STEM fields such as Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Cognitive Science, Physics and Kinesiology.

Students will gain first-hand research experience as well as learn the inner workings of an operational laboratory and develop contacts. Locations are Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH or Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX.  Stipend of ~$12,000 for the 10 weeks.

Application due January 31, 2020 at 8 A.M. EST

Apply here. Other opportunities from this department can be viewed here.


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University of Akron 2020 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

The University of AkronThe University of Akron’s 2020 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering is now accepting applications! This program consists of an 11-week internship where students will investigate a fundamental question within the disciplines of polymer science and engineering. Students will gain research and career development experience during this program. At the end of the summer, students will present their research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference. There is a $7,500 stipend for this program, of which $5,500 is paid directly to the student and $2,000 of which is allocated directly to housing and related living expenses. The program will begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and will end on Friday, August 7, 2020.

To find out more information, including how to apply to the program, visit their website here. Applications close February 14, 2020, so apply now!


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Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program

Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California is looking for applicants for their Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program in Summer 2020. This program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to do research with some of the most notable scientists in the world.

To apply, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled as a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student. Your application will include a resume, a statement of interest, academic records, and two letters of recommendation from current or recent professors. The internship pays $14 an hour. You must be able to start work in June and work for 10 consecutive weeks following the start date.

Apply and find more information here. Applications are due at 7 pm, on January 17, 2020.


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.

Medpace Clinical Research Event

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Medpace is a Clinical Research Organization with a variety of open research positions. Medpace will host an event to showcase research opportunities within their organization on Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. If you are interested in a career in research, RSVP by contacting Faith Bickel at f.bickel@medpace.com. Details of location will be provided upon RSVP.

R&D Chemist Position

KDC-One is looking to hire a full-time R&D Chemist for their Columbus team! The position is responsible for laboratory test matching, color-matching, and general laboratory project management practices.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field is preferred, but an Associate’s Degree with 2 years of experience in an R&D lab will also be considered
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • SAP experience desired
  • Knowledge of current practices and procedures in an analytical laboratory

For more details on the job posting, you can check out the listing on their LinkedIn page or you can apply on their website.

Job Opening at Mettler Toledo

The company is accepting applications for a full-time Laboratory Technical Phone Specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Accepted applicants will provide phone support to sales personnel and field service technicians, perform and document laboratory experiments, provide training to customers and colleagues, and travel to work on difficult product installations, among other duties.

This opportunity is available to graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering. You will also need at least two years of technical support or technical training experience, excellent customer service and communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Mettler Toledo offers benefits such as medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, etc.

For a full list of duties and benefits and a link to the application, visit this site.

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position

Are you interested in improving student success in STEM?

As a research assistant, you will have an opportunity to:

  • interview and survey students of color in chemistry
  • examine their experiences at Ohio State
  • develop research reports to share with the OSU community
  • present findings at local conferences

This is an exciting opportunity to engage in research and promote change at Ohio State! There are two positions available. The time commitment is 10 hrs/week and the salary is $13/hr.

If you are interested in working on this research, contact Dr. Jennifer Collins at collins.1711@osu.edu or 614-292-6512.

Entegris Open Chemist Position

Entegris is a global leader in materials science, and is looking for a B.S. or M.S. level Chemist to join their team in Burnet, TX! Entegris synthesizes and works with high purity chemical vapor deposition precursors for the semiconductor industry; this position would work on a team with experiences such as schlenk line techniques and air-sensitive chemistry. In this role, a candidate will work closely with their Senior Scientist and with other senior team members to support new product development and product release.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry or related field;
  • Previous manufacturing experience;
  • Previous chemical handling experience;
  • Knowledge of inventory management;
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 45000;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs;
  • Ability to gain respirator certification and wear proper PPE as required

If you are interested in learning more about this position or would like to apply, check out their website listing for more information.

HJF Job Openings

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

HJF is seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Assistant. In this position, you will participate in a brain injury research group. HJF is looking for individuals with a B.A. or B.S. in a science or health field. For this position you will need to relocate to Bethseda, MD, as you will be working in the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Acute Studies Core at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, the Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Find out more about this position and apply here!

HJF is also seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Coordinator in San Antonio, TX. This position supports the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at the Brooke Army Medical Center which is a 6-9 month long program. To apply for this position, you need a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and certification in cardiac life support. Find out more about this position and apply here!