Archive | November, 2017

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!


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

Hertog Fellowships and Seminars on Politics and Policy

The Hertog Foundation offers several highly competitive and selective educational programs for outstanding individuals who seek to influence the intellectual, civic, and political life of the United States. Fellows study with master teachers and hear from distinguished speakers drawn from academia, politics, journalism, and business. Current lecturers include Yuval Levin (National Affairs), General John Allen (Brookings), Robert Bartlett (Boston College), Vickie Sullivan (Tufts), Frederick Kagan (AEI), and many more.





More Information

The Foundation has four offerings next year:
Weekend Seminars – Intensive three-day seminars on public policy topics offered in Winter/Spring 2018.

Political Studies Program – Our flagship seven-week fellowship will run from June 17 to August 4, 2018. The best candidates for this program are college upperclassmen and recent grads, although we have accepted exceptional freshmen and sophomores in the past.

War Studies Program – A two-week summer fellowship offered by Kim and Fred Kagan at the Institute for the Study of War. This program is also best-suited to juniors, seniors, and recent grads.

Summer Courses – This series of one- to two-week seminars allows students to create their own individualized course of study. Younger students are encouraged to apply for these seminars, as are upperclassmen who have other obligations during the summer.

For more information on these programs, visit the Foundation’s website.

If you are interested in applying for a fellowship or seminar, application requirements and directions for submission can be found here.


Posted on November 17, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

British Studies Program

What: The British Studies Program, founded in 1976, is organized by the University of Southern Mississippi through an academic consortium of colleges and universities. The program offers ten to fifteen different courses in various disciplines ranging from Business Administration to Psychology to the Performing Arts. You will take one course and earn six credit hours through lectures taught by British scholars, artists, business leaders and government officials, and through field excursions to various locations in and around

When: June 1 to July 2, 2018

Cost: Application fee is $300. The cost of the experience for undergraduates is $5,900 with airfare not included.

To Apply: Applications are available here. Applications are due by February 15, 2018, to the Southern Miss Office of Study Abroad. Students from other institutions must submit official transcript, Home Institution Clearance Form, and immunization records by the deadline.

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

Posted on November 10, 2017 in Study Abroad

College of Charleston German-American Business Summit

Are you interested in an internship with Mercedes Benz Vans, IFA Rotorion, ZF, Roedl & Paertner, BOSCH, or the KION group in 2018?

What: The 2nd Annual College of Charleston German-American Business Summit is an event organized by the College of Charleston’s German Program, School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, Career Center, and School of Business, in cooperation with the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US. This event targets German companies in  South Carolina and the Southeastern US that are seeking to establish stronger ties to undergraduate education in the region, and focuses on workforce needs an innovation in German-American industry in the state and the region. During the summit, there will be a Job and Internship Expo for those seeking opportunities within local German companies.

When: February 8, 2018 from 12 to 5 pm (Job and Internship Expo from 11:30am to 1:45 pm)

Where: Stern Center Ballroom

Student Success Stories

More information on the event can be found here.

Posted on November 9, 2017 in Announcements & Events

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