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Jobs and Opportunities

EPA Medical Station Assistant

The EPA has an opening on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a medical station assistant with a B.S. in science, health or a related field. The position is full-time with a pay rate of $20.96 per hour, beginning in January 2018.
For a full position description and to apply, visit

Huntsman School Global Learning Experiences
London - March, Paris/Peru/Southeast Asia - May

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

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.

Humanity in Action Fellowship
Europe (June 8-July 8, 2018) or United States (July 10-August 5, 2018)

We invite applications from students and recent graduates of U.S. colleges and universities who are passionate about social impact, active citizenship and diversity. Current sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as graduates from the undergraduate classes of 2016 and 2017 are eligible. Applications for students and recent graduates from European universities will open in late fall. 

The Humanity in Action Fellowship programs are fully-funded, with the exception of a small number of meals and the cost of airfare – which Fellows are responsible for financing. However, Humanity in Action provides full and partial stipends for all of those with documented need.  

Please see the website for more information and to apply.

Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

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

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

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

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

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.