MUSC Department of Neuroscience seeking undergraduate researchers

The Reichel Lab in the Department of Neuroscience at MUSC is looking for undergraduate students to conduct research. The members of the lab study the neurobiology of addiction with emphasis on stress, sex differences, and empathy using rodent models. Students will be active members of the research team and participate in experimental design, execution, and data analysis. Dr. Reichel has worked with multiple Honors students on Honors Immersed projects and Bachelor’s Essays. The time commitment is estimated to be between 6 and 15 hours per week, best completed in the morning and early afternoon. No research experience required; Freshman-Juniors are eligible.

If interested, please send a resume, your availability for next semester, and a brief statement describing your academic interests to Jordan Carter (carterjs@g.cofc.edu) no later than January 1st, 2018. Also, feel free to contact Jordan with any questions or concerns.

Posted on December 8, 2017 in Research

PhysAssist Scribe Google Hangout

What: Google Hangouts led by the PhysAssist Recruiting Team answering any questions students may have about scribing with PhysAssist. Some of the topics discussed will be market specifics like hospitals in the area who are contracted, hours, pay, leadership opportunities, the application process, how to make applications stand out, and the benefits of scribing.

When:  Monday, December 11th, 1-3pm
Tuesday, December 12th, 1-3pm
Wednesday, December 13th, 9-11am
Monday, December 18th, 2-3pm
Tuesday, December 19th, 9-10am

Where: This is an online event hosted through Google Hangouts

For more details on this event, contact Lynn Marshall at Lynn.Marshall@iamscribe.com.

Posted on December 6, 2017 in Announcements & Events, Internships & Jobs

Part-Time Secretary Position at MUSC

PI Dr. Martin Morad is interested in hiring a part-time secretary for the spring semester. Preferred candidates should have an understanding of both Windows and Apple computers as well as MS Word and Excel. Job duties would include scheduling and planning, organizing paperwork, and promptly responding to emails. The individual would need to be available for at least 12 hours per week (3-4 consecutive hours per day). Pay rate is $10/hr.

If interested, please send CV/resume to Brittany Henry at henryb@musc.edu by December 31.

Posted on December 1, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

MIT Amgen Scholars

What: Undergraduates will participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program will conduct full-time research, attend seminars and workshops, present their research, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and attend a mid-summer symposium at UCLA. Participants will be paid $4,500 for the summer, receive on-campus housing, a food allowance, and visiting Scholars will be provided travel to/from Boston.

When: June – August (exact dates TBA)

To Apply: The application can be found here. Deadline to apply is February 1st, 2018.

More information can be found from the program flier and website.

Posted on November 30, 2017 in Internships & Jobs, Research

London Underground: Victorian Gothic Literature Course!

What: A one month study investigating the dark side of Victorian England, focusing especially on a London re-imagined as the site of Gothic monstrosity and barbaric crime.

Where: London

When: TBA

For More Information: Please respond to the Doodle Poll with times that you may be available for an information session. During this meeting, you will hear more about the reading list, trip activities, the academic work schedule, and have any questions that you may have answered.

*This course satisfies 2 Honors College requirements: Honors Immersed and Interdisciplinary Study. It is worth 6 college credits, and there is time off for independent travel.

Posted on November 30, 2017 in Announcements & Events

Summer Internships At Duke

What: Duke University is looking for college students to fulfill paid internships with Duke Summer Session. The Summer College for High School students is seeking staff members who will serve as positive role models, use sound judgment when making decisions, and have a genuine interest in participating in the academic and social development of adolescents. Qualifications required vary, so be sure to check the individual position requirements before applying.

To Apply: Submit the online application by May 30, 2018

For more information, visit the program’s website.

Posted on November 29, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

MUSC – Drug Abuse Research Training (DART) Program Application!

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What: The DART (Drug Abuse Research Training) summer program is a structured 10-week, mentored training program for medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students at MUSC, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This project’s goal is to introduce promising students to research, both basic science and clinical in nature, and afford them the opportunity to work closely with a research mentor and his/her investigative team. This fellowship provides a $3,500 stipend.

To Apply: The application can be found here. Submissions must include a CCV and a 1-2 page personal statement.

Deadline: February 1, 2018

For more information on this opportunity, visit the program’s website.

Posted on November 27, 2017 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at MUSC

What: The MUSC Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is a 10-week research and educational based program run by the College of Graduate Studies on the campus of the Medical University of South Carolina. The purpose of the SURP is to promote access to graduate education and to enhance specific skills that are required for success in a subsequent MS, PHD or an MD/PhD in Biomedical Sciences. MUSC offers this valuable opportunity to academically talented and motivated students who confirm a strong interest in graduate and/or doctoral studies.

When: May 29, 2018 to August 3, 2018

To Apply: The application can be found here. The deadline to submit applications is January 31, 2018 at 11:59 pm.

More information on this opportunity can be found on the program’s website.

Posted on November 27, 2017 in Research
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