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Social Media and Digital Communications Fellowship with HIV.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a research fellowship opportunity supporting the visibility of HIV-related policy, resources, and programs. The fellow will work to increase use of social media among government, minority, and community partners and increase awareness among at-risk communities. The fellowship is open to applications from recent graduates in public health or communications-related fields. 

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.

Cyclotron Road Cohort Five: Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2019

The Cyclotron Road fellowship program supports leading entrepreneurial scientists as they advance projects with potential for global impact. Fellows are embedded at UC-Berkeley with the goal to develop their ideas to a point of commerical viability. The two-year fellowship includes living stipend, insurance, access to world-class research facilities and expertise, and mentorship. Apply to Cyclotron's next cohort of 10-12 fellows.

Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Science Education Internship May 2019

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) Science Education and Internship Program is hiring students and recent graduates for one-year appointments working with the U.S. Department of Energy in Oak Ridge, TN. The successful candidate will participate in specialized training, environmental restoration, and waste management, attending IPT, regulator, and contractor meetings. Internship applications will be accepted from students in engineering and earth, environmental, or geosciences. 

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. 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!

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program Summer 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 17, 2018

The MLEF program provides college students with an opportunity to develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy during a 10-week summer program. Underrepresented students in STEM fields are encouraged to apply, thought all eligible students in physical or life sciences, communications, graphic design, computer science, engineering, or mathematics may apply. Possible assignments include sites in nine different states or Washington, D.C., and selected fellows will receive a stipend and a housing allowance. Apply on Zintellect.

Honors Shakespeare Study Abroad in England Summer 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

This all-inclusive experience includes academic credit and an honors experience in Stratford-Upon-Avon where you will study English, Theatre, Women and Gender, Sociology, and more. Visit the Globe Theater, hear from expert scholars and theater professionals, and compare texts at the Shakespeare library. Contact Jennifer Cognard Black with questions and apply online.

Summer 2019 Humanitarian Trip Combatting Malnutrition in India
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2018

Nutrition Education Ending Malnutrition (NEEM), a non-profit founded by USU dietetics graduate Marisa Christensen, invites student participation in their next trip to India from May 12-25, 2019. Volunteers will provide nutrition education as well as teaching English and assisting with renovations. Students will also get to visit the Taj Mahal and hike in the Himalayas. Globally-minded students from all majors are welcome. Visit the NEEM website to learn more and apply. 

Scholarship Competition: "Nuclear Power: A Safe Future"
DEADLINE: October 31, 2018

Undergraduate students are invited to participate in the "Nuclear Power: A Safe Future" competition to earn scholarships ranging from $1,000-$5,000. The competition asks students to identify a potential future threat to nuclear power safety and propose mitigating action. Enter the contest on the ORISE website.

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

JUMP Into STEM Challenge: Stop the Squander! Competition
DEADLINE: November 30

The U.S. Department of Energy Building Technology Office has partnered with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to seek student input on identifying building malfunctions that waste energy. The "Stop the Squander" challenge and other challenges throughout the year will develop energy solutions for individuals or large groups. Ideas can be up to 1,500 words and winners will be promoted on social media and considered for future collaboration. Awards and paid internships will be up for grabs for challenge winners. Learn more about JUMP into STEM opportunities.

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.