Dr. Christine Kern is looking for students to get research experience at the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.
Details: A science research position is open in Dr. Kern’s lab to work on the origin of cardiovascular abnormalities and disease. Average hours approximately 10 per week; this research opportunity can be part of independent research for credit or performed as a volunteer. Research involves using mice as preclinical models of disease. This opportunity is for the upcoming semester Spring 2024, with possible extension to the summer of 2024.
- Use for course credit or bachelor’s essay research
- Gain experience in lab experiment skills
- Develop knowledge in a specialty area of cardiovascular development and disease
Great Fit For: Freshmen, sophomores, or juniors interested in scientific research, especially pre-med and/or pre-dental students. Students will be trained in all lab skills with no experience necessary.
To Apply: Interested students can email Dr. Kern directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also email Dr. Kern with any questions about the position.
Are you interested in learning about the process by which new technologies reach full commercial scale and are available in the marketplace? The Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is looking for students for a 10-12 week internship next summer.
Great Fit For: Students pursuing a degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, or business with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.
- An $850 per week stipend, plus potential an additional supplement for participants that relocate
- Gain deep insight into the federal government’s role in the creation and implementation of policies that will affect energy technology development
- Enhance your education and training by learning from Energy I-Corps instructors and attending workshops
- Attendance to an in-person opening ceremony in Washington, D.C., and a closing ceremony at a national laboratory
To Apply: Go to this link for an in-depth position description and the application.
Click here for more information. or email OTTemail@example.com with any questions.
Are you studying a health-related field or curious about the programs MUSC has to offer? Head to MUSC Night on Wednesday, November 8th!
The Event: MUSC Night will help CofC students learn about unique and exciting healthcare and education opportunities after they leave CofC.
When & Where: MUSC Night will be hosted…
- On Wednesday, November 8th, from 4:30-6:00 p.m.
- In the SSMEB Courtyard (202 Calhoun St)
For more information, check out the provided flyer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sato Neuroscience Lab at MUSC is looking for students to join their lab and potentially conduct their Bachelor’s research with them!
The Opportunity: Students will use two-photon imaging, optogenetic tools, and electrophysiology to unravel the fundamental principles that govern information processing in the brainstem and investigate how neurological diseases such as strokes and Alzheimer’s affect neural circuits and behavior.
Benefits: Students can expect to learn how to mount brain slices on slides, cut perfused brains, and potentially even perform surgery. Additionally, students will…
- Gain experience with manual dexterity and working in a lab environment
- Improve their general neuroscience knowledge
- Have opportunities to work on their Bachelor’s Essay, give conference presentations, and even co-author papers!
Great Fit For: Juniors and sophomores studying biology and/or neuroscience.
To Apply: Email Ashley Matunis (email@example.com) with your resume/CV.
Charleston Hacks hosts a weekend long hackathon open to the entire community and focused on fostering innovation and collaboration.
When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8.
The Opportunity: HarborHack is a dynamic event where individuals from all different backgrounds and skill levels work together to develop solutions to real-world problems. This includes software developers, designers, business professionals, subject matter experts, entrepreneurs, and students.
Great Fit For: No prior experience necessary! Anyone interested in technology, innovation, and social impact will have a blast. It’s a great chance to learn, gain real experience, and to meet new people.
Interested? Learn more about the event and then register to participate.
Join an innovative study that is looking at potential therapies for individuals afflicted with Huntington’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
The Opportunity: Student researchers will support a project that includes sectioning and immunohistochemical analysis of brains of experimental and control animals.
- Innovative animal research looking at potential therapies for disease states
- Develop skills related to brain sectioning, staining, and microscopic analysis
- Potential for eventual research publication and/or presentations
Great Fit For: Biology / Neuroscience / Pre-Med
- Previous experience working with animal tissue is a plus but is not required.
How to Apply: Statement of interest + resume emailed to Dr. Heather A. Boger (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Learn about medicine, surgery, and academic research through NUTIP: An interactive semester-long training program with the MUSC Department of Neurosurgery.
How it works: You’ll shadow MUSC clinicians in the operating room and cadaver lab, participate in clinical rounds, learn neurosurgical research techniques, and more! You’ll gain real-world experience and a thorough understanding of the medical field as a whole.
- The benefits: Hands-on exposure, a certificate of completion from MUSC, opportunity to publicly present research to a group of residents and physicians.
- Program timeline: This program will last 15 weeks with opportunities during both the Fall ’23 and Spring ’24 semester. There’s a minimum time commitment of one day a week, though scheduling is flexible.
Great Fit For: Pre-med students / Aspiring neurosurgeons / Future medical researchers
How to apply: Online application by Friday, August 25 at 11:59 p.m.
Everyone’s talking about AI, and you can contribute to groundbreaking research on where it’s headed.
The Opportunity: The research projects are on the intersection of Ethics and AI. The goal of the project is to evaluate whether an AI software fulfills the ethical requirements.
- This opportunity has the potential to be paid
- Bachelors essay and/or Honors Immersed potential
Great Fit For: CSCI / DATA / MATH / Stats
- Students who are from underrepresented communities in STEM are preferred.
Next Steps: Interested students should email Professor Ghosh (email@example.com) by September 10, 2023.