SACNAS Weekly Newsletter


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ASC Women in Male Dominated Fields Series:
The ASC Center for Career Success has created a Development Academy focused on Women in Male Dominated Fields. We have invited local female community leaders to facilitate lunchtime seminars that will empower you and your colleagues with the knowledge and skills to navigate today’s workplace, while also enacting change in your future work environment.

Date: Thursday, January 30th
Time: Noon to 1:00 pm
Location: Sphinx Centennial Leadership Room at the Ohio Union
NOTE: Space for each seminar is limited to 30 students, so RSVP (and mark your calendar!)
RSVP on Handshake:
Coffee and Cookies will be provided!


Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of Washington:

  • Multi-year program, 8-weeks per summer (mid-June through mid-August)
  • Location: Washington State
  • Paid travel, lodging, and food

Additional stipend: $4,400/summer, total $8,800
Deadline: Feb. 5th

Dept. of Physics- Summer Research at University of Chicago:
Ten to fifteen internships will be awarded for the ten-week program, June 15 through August 22, 2020. The stipend for the full ten-week program will be $5,000. Housing will be provided, and there will be modest travel expense reimbursement. The program is particularly intended at encouraging participation by members of underrepresented minority groups (African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans) and women.
Deadline: Feb. 15

Physics Research Opportunity at U.W. Seattle:
Selected undergraduates will participate in basic research during a ten-week summer program on the campus of the University of Washington. Each student will be matched with a faculty advisor. Students will spend the ten weeks working with the advisor and the advisor’s group, and participating in a weekly lecture series on research opportunities in physics. At the end of the summer, students will prepare a short summary paper and make a presentation on their research efforts.
Deadline: Feb. 25

Undergraduate Student Scholarship:
The Undergraduate Scholarship service supports educational opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students by awarding more than 200 scholarships annually to those attending an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university or technical/vocational school. Up to $2,000 per year is paid directly to each recipient’s college or university.
Deadline: Apr. 4

Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program at The Ohio State University, DISCOVERY PREP:
This NIH-funded postbac program runs for one year and is designed to prepare recent college graduates for success in graduate school.  Accepted scholars are provided with:

  1. PAID one year research experience in a laboratory with a nationally recognized research mentor in a biomedical science discipline
  2. Individual mentoring
  3. Assistance with application preparation for PhD graduate programs
  4. Career development workshops
  5. Graduate Record Exam (GRE) preparation assistance

Summer Undergrad Internship at UPenn:
Interns complete ten weeks of full-time laboratory research, attend state-of-the-art research seminars and deliver scientific presentations to their peers and mentors. In addition, interns receive training in responsible conduct of research, laboratory safety, and presentation skills. Interns are also invited to career counseling sessions in which faculty and administrators discuss graduate school and career opportunities for biomedical scientists. Each intern receives a competitive stipend, on-campus housing, and transportation costs for one round trip to Penn.
Deadline: Feb. 1

UAH and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Heliophysics Summer Research Experience:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates in the summer of 2020. Ten undergraduate students will be invited to Huntsville, Alabama for 10 weeks to engage in cutting edge heliophysics research with astrophysicists from UAH or NASA. The program will run from May 26 – July 31, 2020.
Deadline: Mar. 7

Lamont Summer Internship Program:

The Lamont-Doherty Summer Intern Program offers the chance to experience scientific research as an undergraduate. Applicants should have an interest in conducting research in the Earth or ocean sciences. Students will receive a stipend of $5,000.
Deadline: Feb. 18

Path to Postdoc @UCSF:
Seeking applications from senior graduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in academic biomedical research that are interested in pursuing a postdoc at UCSF and Gladstone Institutes. We provide transportation to San Francisco and assist in connecting the candidates to faculty looking for postdocs. This year, over 100 faculty have demonstrated an interest in participating as mentors for this program.
Deadline to apply to our 2020 cohort is February 2
Questions email:

Postdoc Opportunity At UCLA:
Dr. Uittenbogaart recently received a California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) grant award and is interested in hiring a fellow very soon. This grant award can fund/support a postdoctoral fellow for 2 years. Her research investigates different aspects of human T-cell development utilizing humanized mouse model systems. We have an awesome SACNAS chapter at UCLA, with very talented, dedicated, and supportive Sacnistas and advisors!!!
Contact with questions.