Summer Research at MIT

The MIT Materials Research Laboratory and the Materials Research Science & Engineering Center sponsor a summer research internship program for rising junior and senior undergraduates in the science and engineering fields.

This challenging program brings promising students to MIT to learn and perform research in laboratories in a broad selection of materials science subfields. In addition to providing a stipend and round-trip travel expenses, we host presentations and group discussions on topics relevant to materials scientists, such as graduate school, careers in materials science, creating effective poster presentations, and management of intellectual property. At the conclusion of the program, the students present their individual research results at a poster session. The summer research internship, offered each year since 1983, affords students an invaluable experience in top-notch cutting edge research.

The deadline for the application is due February 15th, 2019, you can find more information 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.

Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is now accepting applications for a new program for the summer of 2019, called CanSUR, funded by the National Cancer Institute.

CanSUR aims to provide a strong foundation in cancer biology, followed by a laboratory assignment with one of 82 Case CCC researchers studying cancer genetics, cancer cell signaling, experimental therapeutics, and cancer prevention and epidemiology research. The goal of the program is to generate excitement for a future career in cancer research in highly motivated undergraduates and help them prepare for the next stage of their careers.

The CanSUR program will support 32 undergraduates for a 10-week period (June through August) each summer, beginning in 2019. Undergraduates will be accepted from colleges and universities from across the country to work with our Case CCC researchers. A stipend of $4,000 for will be provided for the 10-week program. Housing and travels allowances will be available for non-local appointees.


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.

DAAD RISE Fellowship Information Session

Monday, November 5, 12 – 1 p.m., Kuhn Honors & Scholars House 102
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Tuesday, November 6, 5 – 6 p.m., Kuhn Honors & Scholars House 102

Interested in summer research? The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) has a highly competitive RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) program in which undergraduates in STEM fields from the U.S., the U.K., and Canada have the opportunity to work with research groups at universities in Germany. Interns will be matched with a doctoral student mentor in their laboratories, and will receive a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses. Attend an information session either on Monday, November 5th from 12-1p.m., or Tuesday, November 6th from 5-6p.m., or check out more information on their website.

The deadline to apply for one of these internships is December 15, 2018.


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.

National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Michigan State University will host a 10-week NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in computational and data science beginning May 21-July 27, 2018.

Projects provided through iCER ACRES: Advanced Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES) focus on the development and enhancement of algorithms, models, and software for applications in multiple research areas that require high-performance computing resources.

Research areas include: computational chemistry, biology, biomechanics, physics, astrophysics, mathematics, machine learning, materials science, earth science (seismology) and neuroscience.

Who should apply: Undergraduate US citizens or permanent residents from a wide variety of fields, including STEM disciplines are invited to apply. Women and other underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications are now open! For more information check out this flyer and to apply visit: http://icer-acres.msu.edu.

 

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Located in Bronx, New York and a part of Yeshiva University, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an excellent choice for a Graduate Program.  Their Graduate Division of Biomedical Sciences is now accepting students who want to pursue a career in research in the biomedical field.

In the graduate programs, both PhD and MDs are offered, you will be trained in basic and transitional science areas, such as Agind, AIDS/HIV, Cancer, Diabetes, Epigenomics, Neuroscience, RNA Science, Stem cells, and more.

All graduate students receive an annual stipend and full tuition remission for all the years of their training.

If this is interesting to you, they are looking for applicants in the following programs!

PhD in the Biomedical Sciences
Application deadline: December 15, 2016

MD/PhD- Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
Application deadline: December 1, 2016

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) 
Application deadline: February 1, 2017

 

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Internship: Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water

EPAThe Technical Support Center of the Office of Water, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio is offering a paid internship for two applicants.

The internship centers around looking at emerging contaminants in drinking water. The participants will research the quality control data trends of newly developed analytical methods. This information collected allows the EPA to evaluate the methods with nationwide drinking water from several different laboratories.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field. The starting date will occur between June 1 and December 31, and the appointment is for one year with the possibility to be renewed. The annual stipend will range from $34,000-$45,000 depending on education level, and reimbursement may be possible for travel expenses to present research at conferences.Cinci

An online application is available for those interested in applying or receiving more information about this opportunity