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Jobs and Opportunities

Data Visualization and Development Fellow - UDOT
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 30, 2019

This paid fellowship with the U.S. Department of Transportation offers mentorship under a professional statistician, experience in analytics and geospatial data, and a work-life balance in the Washington, D.C. area. The initial appointment is for 12 months with the possbility to renew based upon recommendation and funding availability. Open to recent B.A. or B.S. graduates, or graduate students, in computer sciences, earth and geo-sciences, engineering, mathematics and statistics, and social, life, and behavioral sciences. Apply through Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. 

 Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internships - Projects for Summer, Fall, Spring
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019 for summer projects

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's (SERC) Internship Program offers undergraduate a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fields of environmental research and public engagement. Projects may include environmental chemistry, marine and estuarine ecology, molecular ecology, and terrestrial ecology. Projects are also offered in public engagement, with opportunities in environmental education, citizen science, and science writing. Apply through the SERC.  

Summer Research Program at National Center for Toxicological Research
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration has research opportunities available in Jefferson, Arkansas, for current undergraduate and graduate students interested in computer science, life sciences, engineering, mathematics, or phsyical sciences. Participants will work alongside NCTR investigators to provide scientific background for FDA regulatory decisions. Appointments are 10 weeks and begin May 28, 2019. A stipend will be provided. Find more information and apply on Zintellect.

Biochemical Markers Fellowship with CDC
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking undergraduate students studying chemistry or related sciences for a summer appointment beginning May 23, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. The fellow will work in the Division of Laboratory Sciences supporting efforts to improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, and selected chronic and infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve detection of selected toxins and radiologic/chemical agents. The fellowship will include developing reference materials, assessing biological specimens, and applying new analytical methods. Apply through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. 

National Opinion Research Center - Summer Internship in Chicago
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

This 9-week paid internship offers undergraduates interested in social science an opportunity to conduct survey research full-time beginning June 17, 2019. The National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago will assign interns to an ongoing project in public health, education, or economics, and will also offer a seminar series for interns aimed at developing and expanding analytical, data collection, and project management skills. Apply through the NORC website

Spring 2019 ORNL Internships in Biology, Computing, National Security and Other Areas

Oak Ridge National Laboratories, the largest science and energy lab in the Department of Energy system, is accepting applications for Spring 2019 internships. Areas of research include neutron sciences, energy, materials, high-performance computing, biology, and national security. The 16-week appointment from January-April will include research, career development, lab tours, a living stipend, and a housing and travel allowance. See available positions on the lefthand tabs of the DOE website.

Intern with NASA's Student Airborne Research Program - Summer 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 30, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

The Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) is an eight-week summer internship program for rising senior undergraduate students to acquire hands-on research experience in all aspects of a scientific campaign using one or more NASA Airborne Science Program flying science laboratories. Research areas include atmospheric chemistry, air quality, forest ecology, and ocean biology. The program culminates with formal presentations of research results and conclusions. Visit the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute online to learn more and apply. 

Work Study: Mentor Local Elementary Students through America Reads Program

If you are eligible for federal work-study aid, apply to be an after-school club mentor for Logan City or Cache County elementary schools or Logan City Parks and Recreation. Mentors help students with homework and plan enrichment activities. Paid positions are available during the summer as well as the school year, and you can start anytime. Hours are from 2:15-6 p.m. but can be flexible according to your school schedule. Consider applying by sending your A# and contact information to todd.milovich@usu.edu and gain professional and classroom experience!

NSF Research Experience Program: Computational Sensing in Human-Centered AI
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019

Undergraduate students are invited to apply to this National Science Foundation program hosted at the Rochester Institute of Technology during summer 2019. This program will advance research, help students prepare for STEM-related graduate programs, and work toward solutions for current issues in AI development. Visit the program overview for more information.

 Smithsonian Institute Analytical Studies Intern Program: CHaSS, Art History and the Sciences
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 25, 2019

The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is offering short-term opportunities for undergraduates to work on research projects with staff members of its technical studies and research group. MCI is the center for specialized technical collections research and conservation for all Smithsonian museums, collections, and research centers. Internships are intended mainly for summer 2019, but consideration will be given to projects at other times of the year. Applicable majors may include museum studies, art history, anthropology, archaeology, paleontology, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, ecology, earth sciences, chemical engineering, and materials science engineering. A stipend will be offered for a period of 10 weeks.

Internships with the National Museum of African American History and Culture - Summer 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019 

The Robert Frederick Smith Fund for the Digitization and Curation of African American History was established to advance the digital curation, community outreach, and internship initiatives at the Museum. Internships will provide guided learning experiences consisting of hands-on training, mentoring, attendance at educational events, and cultivation of contacts for the next generation of researchers, scholars, curators, and other museum, library, preservation, and heritage professionals. Apply through the Smithsonian Institute. 

For Study Abroad Opportunities, visit the USU Study Abroad Page

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at USU sponsors a $500 scholarship for first-year male students. The scholarship considers elements of academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and health and well-being. 

Research Barriers to LGBTQ+ Participation in Engineering with the NSF

The College of Engineering is seeking an undergraduate researcher for a National Science Foundation-sponsored project investigating the barriers and support systems that limit LGBTQ+ participation in engineering and related fields. For more information or to get involved, email ryan.berke@usu.edu.

Council on Undergraduate Research: Presentation Opportunities

Looking for somewhere to present your capstone, contract research, or another project? The Council on Undergraduate Research website lists presentation opportunities such as forums, conferences, and other events that students can apply for. Don't forget to apply for Honors Research Funding if you're accepted to present at one of these venues!

Kean University Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies

This unique graduate degree prorgram in Union, New Jersey promotes interdisciplinary study and may lend itself to those interested in NGOs, Human RIghts institutes, museum and resource centers, and public policy organizations. The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHGS) also offers a tuition-free, 4-credit teaching certificate (Teaching the Holocaust and Prejudice Reduction) option within the program. Contact Dr. Dennis Klein for more information. 

MA/MSc in International and World History: Study in New York and London!
PRIORITY DEADLINE: January 11, 2019

Applications are now open for this innovative joint program involving one year of study at Columbia University and one year at the London School of Economics, exploring with leading historians how the world became the interconnected place it is today. The program includes foreign language training, interdisciplinary courses, and degrees from both institutions. Financial aid and fellowship opportunities are available. The final deadline is March 15, 2019. Contact worldhistory@columbia.edu with questions.