EPA Analytical Chemistry Internship

This opportunity for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree is with the Analytical Chemistry Branch (ACB) laboratory of the Biological and Economic Analysis Division (BEAD), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) located in Ft. Meade, Maryland (between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD).

OPP is responsible for the registration of pesticides and must make determinations about whether pesticides pose an unreasonable risk to humans and the environment. Large amounts of data from registrants and other sources must be reviewed and reliable schedules must be maintained in order to meet statutory deadlines for both new and existing pesticides.

This research project will provide the selected candidate an opportunity to collaborate with other chemists in the laboratory and learn about the different phases of the laboratory’s projects. A list of specific research activities can be found on the internship posting.

Selected candidates will:

  • Learn about the different phases of laboratory projects from sample log in, sample preparation and analysis to data processing, review and finally reporting.
  • Conduct analyses and gain experience in using a variety of instrumentation including gas chromatography, liquid chromatography with a variety of detectors including flame ionization and mass spectrometry.
  • Gain experience in laboratory project design, planning, and analysis as well as quality assurance procedures for data generation and preparation of reports.
  • Interact directly with EPA analytical chemistry staff to understand the workings of an EPA laboratory that provides technical advice and performs pertinent studies that support program needs.

This internship begins in Summer 2021 and will initially last one year. It may be renewed up to three additional years. The position is full-time and pays a monthly stipend.

The deadline to apply is May 27, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and the posting may close before the deadline. Apply here.

Job Opening: Lab Manager at Hampton University

Hampton University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking a Lab Manager.

The position brings together managerial skills and knowledge of safety and lab procedures to ensure that laboratories operate smoothly. Responsibilities include:

  • Support and facilitate daily lab activities.
  • Managerial duties generally include preparation of labs and maintaining security of chemicals and equipment.
  • Collaborate with faculty members in designing and implementing lab activities.
  • Review building needs and act a liaison to University Building Services for upkeep and maintenance.
  • Serve as a representative to the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education Environmental Health and Safety Program Managers Committee
  • Ensuring laboratory safety in teaching and research laboratories.

A bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a laboratory-related area required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required. Applicants should also have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, ability to operate standard laboratory and office equipment, and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Check out the job posting for more information. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu.

Entry-Level Chemistry or Biochemistry Positions

Charles River Laboratories has reached out to OSU with two entry-level chemistry or biochemistry positions. They are first and second shift Research Assistant positions for the company’s Safety Assessment Group site located in Ashland, Ohio.

Job duties include:

  • Generate and record data with minimal supervision in the performance of studies.
  • Responsible for handling and processing samples, and performing accurate data collection and reporting.
  • Perform laboratory tasks by various basic methods.

A bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline is required. Learn more and apply here: first shift or second shift.

Job Opening at MilliporeSigma

MilliporeSigma in Bellefonte, PA is seeking an Associate Production Scientist to manufacture and/or evaluate products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department.

The Associate Production Scientists will safely perform operations to meet quality expectations ensuring quality throughout the process. They must also complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines. Participation in quality audits will be required as needed.

In compliance with change control procedures, they will also be responsible for improving processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Learn more here.

Charles River Labs seeking Interns and Full-Time Employees


May, August, or December 2020 graduates

Charles River Labs (CRL) has a high need to hire full-time, entry-level positions in Ashland, OH. These positions focus on drug discovery/development in pre-clinical laboratory setting. You can view the openings here.

These are full-time positions that require full-time paid training followed by mentorship program. First year new hires receive 15 days of vacation, accrued plus accrued sick time. CRL also offers 401k/health benefits for new hires, which start the first day of the month following a new hire’s start date. The company continues to grow globally as a company so career advancement is an attractive element for new hires.

Current Students in Spring 2021

Charles River Labs (CRL) will be hosting multiple paid internships within various scientific departments for the summer of 2021. Internship will last from May 25, 2021 – August 17, 2021 (can be flexible on start/end date) Departments hosting interns include, but are not limited to: Technical Operations, Animal Care Services, Formulations, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Histology, Necropsy, IT, Human Resources, and more. Interested applicants are invited to apply via this single job posting.

Postbaccalaureate Program to Diversify STEM: Stowers Research Scholar

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Kansas City, Missouri) is now accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars, a mentored 1-year postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career mentoring, this program aims to increase the number of NIH-defined underrepresented students in fundamental biological research.  This year the program is accepting up to three students for the inaugural class.

This opportunity is open to US citizens or permanent residents from diverse backgrounds with a BA or BS in a STEM field who are interested in pursuing graduate education in basic biological sciences. Compensation is highly competitive and prior laboratory experience is not required. (Bachelor’s degree must be conferred prior to the program start date.)

For more information, visit the program webpage or contact postbac@stowers.org.

Program Dates: June 7, 2021 – June 17, 2022 (flexible)
Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

American Chemical Society FREE Membership Offer

The American Chemical Society is offering eligible qualified graduates a FREE, three-year membership in ACS, so the organization can help them establish, maintain, and advance their future careers.

Students who graduated this fall with an ACS-Certified Chemistry Degree can enjoy full membership in the society at no cost for three years. Benefits include registration discounts to ACS meetings (virtual and live), ACS Career Navigator™ to help with resume writing and job interviews, and free, daily ACS Webinars® on today’s chemistry topics with access to the organization’s entire archive of 200+ recordings.

Learn more: Offer Flyer and ACS Membership Benefits

Offer expires December 31, 2020.

Job Openings – Medical and Veterinary Scribes

ScribeAmerica is hiring and training medical and veterinary scribes to work alongside physicians and veterinarians in healthcare facilities Nationwide. The company is looking for recent or December 2020 graduates who are interested in pursuing a future career in healthcare or veterinary medicine for immediate openings in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton.

Scribes provide real-time charting for providers by shadowing them throughout their shifts. As a scribe you will:

  • Work side by side with physicians as they see patients
  • Document the patient history, chief complaint, physical exam & procedures
  • Prepare plans for follow up care
  • Assist with other clerical duties for the provider

If you are looking for clinical experience you are encouraged to check out the ScribeAmerica website and fill out the online application.

Links to specific positions:

If you would like to learn more about ScribeAmerica and the medical scribe positions, they will be hosting several virtual info sessions over the next few weeks. If you are interested in attending you can RSVP using this link.

DoD NDSEG Fellowships

The DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program is a competitive fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. dual citizens who intend to pursue a Doctoral degree aligned to the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) in research and development at a U.S. institution of their choice.

The NDSEG Fellowship lasts for 3 years and pays for full tuition and all mandatory fees; a monthly stipend ($38,400 annually); a $5,000 travel budget over the Fellow’s tenure for professional development; and up to $1,200 a year in health insurance.

Eligible applicants are required to be enrolled in their final year of undergraduate studies through the second year of a traditional PhD program.

Visit this page for more information.
The application deadline is December 6, 2019.

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!