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The Department of Biochemistry regularly gets announcements from organizations outside the University describing opportunities for undergraduates. These include opportunities for research experience (including summer research programs), education, or professional development. This message board lists these announcements as we receive them. For more information, please contact the website or individual listed.
IBP's summer webinar series focuses on preparing undergraduates for graduate school in STEM. Webinars are an hour in length and feature three guest speakers and a moderated Q&A session. Closed captioning for the hearing impaired is provided for each webinar.
Funding your STEM Graduate Education - free Webinar
1 hour including 3 guest speakers, Q&A and captioning for the hearing impaired6/22/2016 at 3pm Eastern
Click here to register for the webinar!
STEM Fellowship Applications and Personal Statements - free Webinar
1 hour including 3 guest speakers, Q&A and captioning for the hearing impaired7/13/2016 at 3pm Eastern
Making the Most of your STEM Graduate Program - free Webinar
1 hour including 3 guest speakers, Q&A and captioning for the hearing impaired8/3/2016 at 3pm Eastern
Lakes Regional Healthcare, a hospital in Spirit Lake, Iowa (in the heart of the Okoboji/Iowa Great Lakes area) is offering a great opportunity for high school and undergraduate college students to experience the healthcare industry first-hand this summer. Their 8-Week Summer Junior Volunteer Program will allow students to learn new skills, develop their career path in the healthcare field, and help others.
For more information and to apply, please go to www.lakeshealth.org/employment/volunteering. Applications are due by May 12, 2016 and can be sent to Lakes Regional Healthcare, Attention: Jennifer Gustafson, PO Box AB, Spirit Lake, IA 51360. Your application will require a written reference from your school guidance counselor or a teacher/professor. For more information, call 712-336-8799.
Aerotek is seeking current students and recent graduates within a scientific field (Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food Science, etc) to full multiple full-time openings. Pay ranges from $16-$18/hour.Skills used: DNA and RNA synthesizing, collecting samples, cleaving, HPLC purification, PCR, deprotection/desalting, problem solving, etc.To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jacob Hicks, 319-731-1069 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Latham Fellows Program (latham.uiowa.edu) is a unique experience established to foster scientific engagement, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative thinking. To apply, students must be a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior with a major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; One semester of undergraduate research experience (minimum); and a GPA > 3.3.To apply, please complete the online application (latham.uiowa.edu/program/application) and one letter of recommendation from a research advisor is required. Application deadline to be considered for Fall 2016 is May 15, 2016. For more information, please contact Brinda Shetty at 335-0964 or email@example.com.
Genetic Counseling Summer Internship, Summer 2016
The Genetic Counseling Summer Internship is intended for upper level undergraduate students or recent graduates interested in a career in genetic counseling. The application deadline for this highly competitive program is March 14, 2016. Information regarding the internship, along with the application can be found on our website at: https://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/Clinical_Genetics_Internship/.
Bioinformatics Summer Internship, Summer 2016
The Bioinformatics Summer Internship is intended for undergraduate students or recent graduates interested in bioinformatics and personalized genomic medicine. The deadline for this highly competitive program is April 1, 2016. Information regarding the internship, along with the application can be found on our website at: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/humangenetics/Bioinformatics_Summer_Internship/.
In just one year of graduate course work, laboratory training, and collaboration with faculty on a project of choice, students can earn a non-thesis Master's in Biomedical Sciences.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences is housed within the College of Veterinary Medicine and graduate students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and learning spaces. In addition, they have the opportunity to work with world-renowned faculty whose research interests range from molecular neurotoxicology, to pediatric immunology, to targets for antiparasitic drugs.
The one-year non-thesis MS program is designed to open up opportunities for students planning to:
Visit our website at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/bms/ to find out more about all the graduate programs in Biomedical Sciences or send an email to BMSgrad@iastate.edu.
In an effort to promote resources for students in STEM, the Institute for Broadening Participation provides educational and career training opportunities. This includes paid summer research, graduate fellowships, and graduate programs. To learn more about these opportunities and to sign up to receive information on funding programs, please visit www.pathwaystoscience.org. Paid Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Placement: Over 800 programs - NSF REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergradshttp://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx For Financial Support in Graduate School: Fellowships and graduate programs in a wide variety of STEM disciplines:http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/grad.aspx
For tips on applying and associated resources: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/toolbox.aspx
For opportunities specifically in the Ocean Sciences: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/oceanscience.aspx
For opportunities specifically in Engineering: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/engineering.aspx
KSEA was established in 1971 as a non-profit professional organization with over 6,000 registered members with 70 local chapters and 13 technical groups across the United States. KSEA Iowa City Chapter shares three mission statements to provide opportunities for International Corporation, Career Development, and Community Service. The organization objectives are to promote the application of science and technology for general welfare of society and foster international cooperation, especially between the U.S. and Korea and help Korean-American Scientists and Engineers develop their full career potential.Locally, they are planning to invite speakers from the industry in science and engineering fields to conduct seminars to provide students with networking opportunities. Also, they will invite students to annual KSEA conferences, such as US-Korea Conference (UKC) and Young Generation Technical and Leadership Conference to present their leading-edge research and share their ideas with other Korean-American Scientists and Engineers in the United States.For more information about the organization, please visit: http://ksea.org
Going Global is an online international employment resource offered by Pomerantz Career Center for student use. If you are looking for a job or internship abroad, utilize the country and city guides and jobs/internships search feature. If you are an international student seeking information on employment in the U.S., use the H-1B database to research companies that have filed for employment visa sponsorship in the past year and check out the U.S. country guide. Note: You must create a personal account while on campus (click on the link in the upper right corner of the Going Global homepage), then you can log in to use it anytime, anywhere. https://online.goinglobal.com/ or through your HireaHawk.com account.
Faculty at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed an extensive compilation of internships in scientific research and medicine offered nationwide for high school, undergraduate, post-doc and gradaute students, which can be accessed at the link above.
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