Category Archives: Internship

Carlson Center Undergraduate Community Based Internship

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce that student application materials for our Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program are now available on our website. UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit and public sector organizations during both winter and spring quarters. Internships begin January 3, 2018 and conclude June 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until October 23. For more information, visit the UCBi website or attend one of the following information sessions:

  • Monday, October 9th, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm, MGH 258
  • Tuesday, October 10th, 12:30-1:30 pm, MGH 134
  • Thursday, October 12th, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm, MGH 258

 

Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning

The Woodrow Wilson Academy is looking for collaborative, creative entrepreneurs with strong STEM content knowledge who are deeply committed not just to innovation, but also to classroom teaching. Beginning in summer 2017, a small group of Design Fellows will help build and beta-test the Academy’s curriculum as they work toward an initial teaching license in middle or high school STEM fields. Collaborating closely with the faculty and staff of the Academy, Design Fellows will help create and test assessments and refine the Academy’s program. At the same time, they can progress towards fulfilling the requirements for initial STEM teaching licensure in Massachusetts. All WW Academy Design Fellows will receive a $20,000 stipend. A full job description and application information can be found here.

Institute for Systems Biology Internships

The ISB Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences Program offers undergraduates with a diversity of backgrounds, career goals and experiences a paid opportunity to experience research side by side with experts in systems biology. The program is currently seeking 3+ undergraduate students to intern with ISB scientists during the summer of 2017. Applications will be accepted until February 12, 2017. More information can be found here.

2016 Summer Internship at UCSD – App. Deadline Feb. 26th

UCSD Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program 2016

Application Deadline: February 26th, 2016

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Quick Facts
Dates: Internship begins June 1st (10 week program)
Location:
University of California: San Diego (La Jolla, California)
Eligibility: 
currently 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year undergraduate student; U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Funding: 
$14/hour, no more than 40 hours per week
Apply here: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program

See Program Flyer here: Summer Internship Flyer

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Are you contemplating a career in scientific research and development?

The Marine Physical Laboratory, at UC San Diego’s world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is currently seeking inquisitive, motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science to apply for the 2016 MPL Summer Internship Program.

Undergraduate college students majoring in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geology are encouraged to apply. This ten-week internship will offer qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world and learn about marine science and technology while earning a modest salary.

About You
* Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university with a major applicable to research done at MPL and NOT in your senior year.
* Considering a career in scientific research
* Available to start at MPL in La Jolla, CA on or after June 1, 2016, and work the duration of the internship, ten consecutive weeks from the start date, for 40 hours per week at a salary of $14/hr.
* A U.S. citizen or permanent resident and NOT a previous MPL intern
* OK with working a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and surf

About Us
The Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and lab at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Originally established as a Navy-orientated research laboratory in 1946, MPL has maintained a strong multidisciplinary research program consisting entirely of sponsored projects, with a large sponsorship from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Research Highlights

  • Whale Acoustics
  • Coastal Observatory Development
  • Whole Sky Imager
  • Observations of Waves and Currents Nearshore
  • Time Reversal Mirror in the Ocean
  • Air-Sea Interaction Research
  • Optical and Ancillary Measurements at High Latitudes in Support of the MODIS Ocean Validation Program
  • Reference Materials for Oceanic Carbon Dioxide Measurements

How to Apply
* Visit https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program to complete the application online
* Applications will be accepted online from December 21,  2015, through February 26, 2016
* Decisions will be emailed to applicants by the end of April

More Information
Marine Physical Laboratory: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl
Scripps Institution of Oceanography:  https://scripps.ucsd.edu
University of California, San Diego:  http://ucsd.edu

Contact
mpl-internship@ucsd.edu

2016 Student Summer Fellowship – Lupus Foundation of Minnesota: App Deadline Feb. 1st

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) provides undergraduates interested in basic or clinical research an opportunity to work with an established faculty researcher at various institutes, including the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic.

Since 1981, LFM has provided college students with the unique opportunity to partner with accomplished researchers at local institutions working on lupus-related autoimmune research. Fellows execute experiments, perform literature searches and conduct corresponding research in tandem with the principal investigator.

The goal of the project is to inspire a new generation of researchers committed to discovering better treatments and a cure. To date, support from individual donors has provided 118 fellows with the opportunity to work on vital research efforts aimed at improved detection, treatment and a cure.

Fellowships typically begin in June and conclude in mid-August when the fellows complete a final report, which addresses the initial project proposal and research question, and they provide a brief public presentation of their research to program colleagues, LFM board members and staff , supporters, friends, and the public.

Candidates are now invited to apply for the 2016 Student Summer Fellowship Program (click http://www.lupusmn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/LFMSummerFellowshipApplication-2016.doc to download the application).

Completed applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 1.

Candidates will be notified of placement by mid-March. For more information, email Director of Education Sandy Parnell or call her at 952-746-5151/800-645-1131.

CCCR Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program: Deadline Feb. 15th

The Center for Colon Cancer Research (CCCR) at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC is leading the development of innovative and ground-breaking research in colorectal cancer. One of the primary goals of the CCCR is to foster the progression of young scientists, and we are seeking undergraduate students to participate in research in­ternships in a cancer-related field (e.g., biological sciences, pharmacy, public health) during our Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program.

Program details:

  • 10 week program: May 23, 2016 – July 29, 2016
  • $4,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and up to $1,000 travel expenses
  • Summer research symposium
  • Professional development workshops and research seminars
  • DEADLINE to apply: February 15th

Eligibility:

  • Rising juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Any major related to biomedical or public health research
  • Underrepresented minority: African-American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

To apply, please submit the following by Feb 15th here http://cccr.sc.edu/news/news/87-cccr-now-accepting-applications-for-the-cccr-summer-undergraduate-minority-research-program

  • a personal statement describing your interest in cancer research (no longer than one page)
  • a current transcript
  • two letters of support from science professors
  • preferences for up to 3 potential faculty mentors (see our list at http://cccr.sc.edu/about-us/investigators)

Application deadline:  February 15th

Questions may be emailed to: cccr-sp@sccp.sc.edu

Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center — Summer Internships

UW’s Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC) is a worldwide leader in injury cause and prevention research. HIPRC’s multidisciplinary approach encompasses medicine, public health, social work, nursing, engineering, and law. HIPRC faculty and staff are devoted to conducting research, education, and prevention programs aimed at diminishing the personal impact of trauma. Focus areas include global injury, injury care, traumatic brain injury, safe transportation, and violence prevention.  Additional information about the summer program and an online application are available on the HIPRC website:  www.hiprc.org

University of Washington PREP program — invitation for students to apply

The University of Washington’s Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 PREP year and will continue to do so through the beginning of February. To learn more about UW PREP, please visit the PREP website:

Below, please find printable information regarding our program.
Please contact me or Dr Alisha Jones (uwprep@uw.edu) for any clarification.

Regards

Gabriele Varani
Director of PREP
University of Washington

NASA Opportunities

1. NASA MARTI
2. 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP)
3. 2016 Marshall Faculty Fellow Program
 
1. NASA MARTI offers an intense, integrated, multidisciplinary opportunity for students with career aspirations in the national aeronautics or aerospace enterprise. The MARTI experience helps prepare aspiring young professionals for employment by providing opportunities for direct science and engineering experience with an awareness of the complex managerial, political, financial, social, and human issues faced by current and future aerospace programs.
 
Experience an Integrated systems, multidisciplinary, team-based aerospace research environment
10 – 12 weeks in duration, four NASA centers participate (Ames, Armstrong, Glenn and Langley)
Requirements: 
US Citizen; at least 18 years of age; minimum GPA of 3.2; engineering or related discipline majors; junior – second year grad school level of study
Applications open only at http://www.martiapp.com  through February 16, 2016.  Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance in March, 2016. 
Student housing and an allowance for travel/food expenses will be provided.
Depending on the NASA Center, MARTI programs begin late May-mid June and conclude in early to mid August.
*MARTI is a research program, sponsored by the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. As with all NASA research programs, MARTI is subject to available federal funds.  MARTI is not posted on OSSI.
 
 
For more information, visit http://www.martiapp.com.  Questions about MARTI may be directed to Dr. Liz Ward, 
 
Dr. Elizabeth B. Ward
ARMD MARTI Program
Aeronautics Research Directorate
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA  23681
phone:  757-864-7638
2. 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP)
 
NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting applications from full-time, qualified STEM faculty in accredited US colleges and universities, inclusive of Minority Serving Institutions, for the summer 2016 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP). The ten-week Fellowship will begin on Monday, June 6, and end on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The Fellowship is open to US citizens. Under-represented and under-served faculty members, as well as, faculty from US Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), are encouraged to apply. The complete application for the 2016 program implementation is accessible from:   http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/education
 
The application closes on Monday, February 1, 2016.
 
Laura
Laura A. Stacko
Program Manager
NASA/Ohio Space Grant Consortium
22800 Cedar Point Road
Cleveland, OH  44142
Telephone Number:  (440) 962-3032
Fax Number: (440) 962-3057
Email Address: LauraStacko@oai.org
Web Address: http://www.osgc.org
3. 2016 Marshall Faculty Fellow Program
The Marshall Space Flight Center is offering Faculty Fellowships for qualified STEM faculty at U.S. colleges and universities to conduct research with NASA colleagues during a ten-week residential program in Huntsville, Alabama.
Faculty Fellows will receive stipends of $15,000 (Assistant Professor, Research Faculty), $17,000 (Associate Professor), or $19,000 (Professor).
A relocation allowance of $1,500 will be provided to those fellows who live more than fifty miles from MSFC and a $500 travel supplement for one round-trip.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who hold full-time teaching or research appointments at accredited U.S. universities or colleges. During the ten-week program, fellows are required to conduct their research onsite at the Marshall Space Flight Center.

2016 Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship Call for Proposals – Deadline Dec. 20, 2015

Funding Available: Emerging Scholars Fellowship

The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship is currently seeking proposals for unique and thought-provoking research or creative projects related to mental health!

The Emerging Scholars Fellowship program aims to expand the body of literature, creative expression, and discourse devoted to mental health with a particular emphasis on issues relevant to young adult communities. The Fellowship program encourages creativity in the development of a project that reflects interest in behavioral health issues; a wide range of project types are likely to receive funding. Emerging Scholars will be awarded a $1,000 stipend to support their work and may apply for an additional $250 in reimbursement for material expenses.

Project proposals will be accepted until 9:00pm ET on Sunday, December 20, 2015.  Preference will be given to early submissions.  Please download the 2016 Call for Proposals online at www.activeminds.org/scholars.  Completed proposals must be submitted using our online form.  All applicants will be notified by January 12.  The Emerging Scholars Fellowship encourages proposals from all interested currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students and is dedicated to maximizing diversity within the Scholar network.

The Active Minds Emerging Scholars Fellowship, generously supported by the Scattergood Foundation for Behavioral Health, provides an opportunity for students to complete funded, independent mental health projects and to be connected with a network of young scholars and national experts in the field of behavioral health.

For more information, email Candace Daniels, Senior Program Manager at candace@activeminds.org or visit www.activeminds.org/scholars.

Candace Daniels Senior Program Manager Active Minds Inc. | Changing the Conversation About Mental Health www.activeminds.org | candace@activeminds.org  (p) 202.332-9595 x 107  (f) 202.332-9599