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Jobs and Opportunities

Teach for America
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 18, 2017

By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a powerful group of change makers working to expand opportunity for all students. As a corps member, you’ll be challenged to think creatively and lead boldly. You’ll leverage your unique talents to dismantle inequities from the classroom and beyond. Curious about how you could make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of others? Watch how corps members Brooke and Shahann are building a better future for the next generation. Change starts with you. Apply to the 2018 Teach For America corps today.  

To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org. All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.

Huntsman School Global Learning Experiences
London - March, Paris/Peru/Southeast Asia - May
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 17, 2017

Framed in a business context, these programs offer students of all disciplines an excellent opportunity to learn about the broader world and the interface between business/organizations and society. Details at https://huntsman.usu.edu/global/index.

Cultural Vistas
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2017 and January 5, 2018

Cultural Vistas offers many affordable opportunities for students and young professionals to gain work experience in international settings. At the undergraduate level, the following opportunities are available: 
- Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (December 1); 
- Émigré Memorial German Internship Program (December 1); 
- Cultural Vistas Fellowship Program (January 5). 

Learn more about Cultural Vista programs and opportunities to work outside of the United States.

Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 21, 2017

The Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium offers an opportunity for undergraduate researchers from all disciplinary backgrounds and any level of experience to present their research in an open and friendly environment. Visit the Research and Graduate Studies website for more information and to apply.

Early STEM Teacher Training: Summer Science Camp
Enroll in Courses (below) for Spring and Summer 2018

Take part in a 2-semester teaching experience for USU students wishing to pursue a career that involves teaching in STEM. In Spring 2018, students enroll in a 7-week special topics course (March 12-May 4; TEAL 5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science I"), in which they receive pedagogical training and engage with USU STEM faculty to develop lessons for a summer science camp.

In Summer 2018, students enroll in another 7-week special topcs course (May 7-June 22; TEAL5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science II"), in which they finalize and deliver their lessons as part of a summer science camp for 4th-6th graders. The USU students will be observed by master teachers and will receive feedback on their teaching and lesson plans. 

Humanity in Action Fellowships
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 8, 2018

These fellowships are intensive, immersive academic programs that bring together international groups of university students and young professionals to explore national historical and contemporary challenges of diversity and pluralism, with an emphasis on social impact and active citizenship.  Learn more about specific programs and how to apply.  

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Physics and Astronomy Division
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2018

Funding is available for travel awards of up to $500 to help support students who will present at CUR events or other professional meetings relevant to the division. Applications for travel awards must include a one-page letter outlining the nature of the meeting, a brief budget, and an abstract of the paper(s) or poster(s) to be presented. Applicants’ mentors must be CUR members. Submit all materials to division chair Terry Oswalt.  

The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2017

The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers.

The National Institutes of Health MD/PhD Partnership Training Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2017

The National Institutes of Health's MD/PhD Partnership Training Program is designed to encourage the success and development of students pursuing a future as physician-scientists in basic and translational biomedical research.