National Security Agency Internship Webinar

One of the best ways to get your foot in the door for a full-time job at the National Security Agency (NSA) is to land a summer internship. Recruiters are sharing just about everything there is to know about NSA student programs at a webinar on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4pm EST.

The program is open to students of all ages and majors, but it will focus internship and Co-op opportunities for college students. You will hear directly from NSA employees on the great opportunities the agency has to offer. They will discuss the NSA’s mission, which is all about protecting the nation, as well as the skills they’re seeking, from computer science and engineering to business, foreign language analysis and human resources. A question-and-answer period will wrap up the session.

NSA internships offer competitive pay, housing and travel assistance for those who qualify, extracurricular activities and more.

Register here.

Open Position: WVSU Academic Lab Manager

West Virginia State University is seeking a dedicated candidate for the position of Academic Lab Manager III for the Department of Chemistry and Physics. This is a non-classified, non-exempt, full time, benefits eligible position. This position assists the faculty within the department to set up and conduct teaching laboratories as well as maintain the departmental laboratories safety, hygiene, and records.

WVSU serves approximately 3,500 students. It is located in Institute, WV, a suburb of Charleston, the largest city and the capital of West Virginia. With more than 300,000 people living in the metropolitan area, it is an active, exciting and engaging community, boasting cultural and historical events, music, festivals and entertainment.

This position will remain open until filled. However, first consideration will be given to applicants who submit a resume, cover letter, academic transcripts, and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references by July 13, 2022.

Application materials can be submitted via email to jobs@wvstateu.edu.

Deadline Extended – Apply to be a Gen Chem TA

Application Deadline Extended: June 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 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 Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 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 August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2022

Application Deadline: May 9th, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 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 Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 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 August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on May 9th, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Autumn 2022 Gen Chem Prep Lab – Application Open

Work in the General Chemistry Prep Lab for Autumn 2022!
Application deadline: May 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants in the General Chemistry Prep Lab for Autumn 2022! Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, network with peers with similar goals, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students employed for several semesters may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

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

  • Completed all General Chemistry (1000 level) courses required for your major
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Hours: 8-12/week
  • Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution, and maintenance of lab equipment, etc.
  • Mandatory paid training will begin on August 15th. Please be sure you describe any potential conflicts with training in your application.

Apply here.

When submitting your application, you will be asked for a schedule. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on May 1st, 2022.

Please contact Tyler Weaver at weaver.646@osu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Open Research Technician Position

There is an opening for a research technician in the Gale Group at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School starting June 2022. They are seeking a recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. This position is ideal for an ambitious chemist with plans to attend graduate or medical school within 2-3 years.

The technician will be primarily responsible for physicochemical characterization of new transition metal complexes. There are also opportunities to engage in chemical synthesis, bioanalytical chemistry, molecular biology, and/or MR imaging studies.

Qualified applicants should send a CV and contact information for two references to Eric Gale at emgale@mgh.harvard.edu. Further information can be found on this flyer.

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.