Opportunities

Crew Leader Position-Monticello, UT

Who: Experienced, dedicated, and optimistic leaders.

What: Lead youth and young adult crews throughout the summer and fall in saw work, trail building/maintenance, and environmental restoration.

When: Starting ASAP and continuing through October 31st.

Where: Members and Leader stay at our Base Camp is in Monticello, Utah. Work will be completed all across Utah state, usually in beautiful, remote areas.

Why: Gain hard and soft skills, and grow leadership experience. Would get to work in beautiful areas with other hard working individuals who are dedicated to learning about and saving our local environment. Earn a weekly living stipend, and an AmeriCorps Education Award. 

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Los Alamos Study Group Summer 2017 Climate and Solar Ambassador Program Internships

May 29-August 4, 2017.

The Los Alamos Study Group (lasg.org) is offering a limited number of openings this summer for interns in their new Climate and Solar Ambassador program in their Albuquerque office. The program will combine direct practical industry experiences as well as “cross-training” in selected climate, energy, and political topics.

New York City Hunter College Master’s Program in Animal Behavior and Conservation

This 36-credit Master of Arts Program enables students interested in animal behavior and conservation (ABC) to develop and enhance their research skills and understanding of the behavior of animals, and to acquire credentials for employment in fields related to ABC. This free-standing MA Program replaces the previous concentration in ABC within the Psychology MA Program with no changes in requirements.

Pathways to Science

Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Research Opportunities.

NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. AN REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location. 

REU Site

Current CDC Research Opportunities-Research at the CDC

One-Year Arizona State University Master of Science & Technology Policy

 The program is suited to anyone interested in a career where they work to ensure that science and technology serve society through responsive and effective policy development and implementation. For more information visit https://sfis.asu.edu/mstp-welcome.

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Soros Fellowships for Graduate Studies

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a merit-based graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants who are 30 or younger as of the application deadline: November 1, 2016. Every year the program selects 30 Fellows, each of whom receives up to $90,000 over one to two years for full-time graduate study in any discipline or profession at a US graduate institution. Fellows also join an extraordinary community of past recipients that includes over 550 New Americans working at the tops of their respective fields. If born abroad, an applicant must be a naturalized citizen, a green card holder, or a DACA recipient. If born in the United States, an applicant’s parents must have been born abroad as non-US citizens. Applicants must be applying to graduate school or in the first two years of their graduate program as of the application deadline. More information and a link to the online application can be found at www.pdsoros.org.

Internship Opportunity at the Ocean Research Unit in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Oceans Campus is offering an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to become a member of the Oceans Research Unit in Mossel Bay, South Africa.

The renowned Oceans Research Internship offers a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for students to gain hands on practical training in conducting  research on South Africa’s marine mega-fauna, including the great white shark. Interns join our scientists daily on their research expeditions to  conduct groundbreaking research and experiments involving Mossel Bay’s sharks and marine mammals.

Being a part of this internship, students will gain valuable insight and training in the latest research techniques and seamanship to equip them with the skills necessary to be a successful marine biologist.

If you feel that this opportunity is something that may be interesting or  beneficial to your students please feel free to pass this information onto them and I would be happy to supply more information.

Cancer Research Opportunities- St. Jude

Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program

https://www.stjude.org/graduate-school

Los Alamos National Labs

Undergraduate Student Programs

National Institute of Health (NIH)

Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (Postbac IRTA/CRTA)

https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/postbac_irta

Education

NIH IRTA (for undergrads at graduation)
No deadline but sooner is better
https://www.training.nih.gov/student/Pre-IRTA/irtamanualpostbac.asp