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Summer Research Internship for Minority Students

What: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MU JCESOM) Graduate Program is offering the Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) for its 11th year! The SRIMS program includes nine weeks of graduate-level research in the field of biomedical sciences. Participants receive formal research training while expanding their learning experience through workshops, seminars on current topics, mentoring and professional networking. A stipend of $3,000 will be provided to each participant for the nine-week experience. Participants will receive free room and board, as well as assistance with travel. Faculty mentors will provide projects that will introduce students to contemporary research in fields of biomedical science. New this year: bioinformatics focus!

To Apply: Deadline to apply is February 8th, 2019. The online application can be found here.

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Research

REU at Georgia Institute of Technology

What: The Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology at Georgia Tech will offer its summer REU program with recruitment focused on students attending schools in the southeastern US, including Puerto Rico. This ten-week program provides undergraduates with a variety of hands-on research projects spanning the breadth of nanoscale science and engineering utilizing state-of-the-art instrumentation and facilities. Students work closely with faculty and graduate student mentors to complete a high-quality project during the ten weeks. There are also professional development offerings including a communications workshop and one on applying to graduate school. We expect to host 10 students. Weekends offer time to explore Atlanta and other attractions in the southeast.

When: June 3rd-August 13th, 2019

To Apply: Deadline to apply is February 16, 2019. The application can be found here.

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Research

NNCI REU at Cornell University

What: The Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility Research Experience for Undergraduates (CNF REU) Program is designed to give undergraduate students introductory research experience in nanotechnology. In 2019, we will hire five students who will be hosted by a Cornell faculty member. Each student will work on an independent research project using the advanced resources available at CNF and Cornell. Potential projects span a large range of nanotechnology, from electronic materials to biomedical engineering. Each CNF REU intern writes a two-page report that is published as part of the CNF Research Accomplishments. Altogether, the program offers an excellent ten-week introduction to nanotechnology and a preview of a scientific research career. CNF REU interns receive a $5,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and all reasonable travel expenses are paid for directly or reimbursed. The CNF covers all reasonable research expenses!

When: Tuesday, June 4th – Friday, August 9th, plus the NNCI REU Convocation from August 10th-14th

To Apply: Deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8pm EST. The application can be found here.

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Research

Public Policy Summer Internship in the Netherlands

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance is now accepting applications from CofC Honors students for a summer internship program. This is a unique three-month opportunity to work in Europe and provide substantive support for research used by major UN agencies to help solve migration and development issues. Interns will be involved with daily research activities, supporting quantitative and qualitative data collection, data analysis, literature reviews, and report writing.

The Maastricht Graduate School of Governance is an internationally renowned public policy school situated within both Maastricht University and the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) in Maastricht, Netherlands.

Current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors, particularly those pursuing a career in public policy with an interest in migration studies, quantitative analysis, political science, international studies, behavioral studies, and/or economics. Also ideal for those considering graduate school in Europe.

*There is a small stipend associated with this internship; however, you are still responsible for all personal expenses. A work visa is required. Students who successfully complete the internship will be issued a Certificate of Completion from the United Nations University and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. Letters of recommendation will be written for top performers.

To Apply: A resume and letter of interest must be submitted. Contact Nick Plasmati at for more details. The application deadline is Friday, February 15th.

Posted on February 3, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Study Abroad

Regenerative Medicine Summer School

The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its Sixth Annual Regenerative Medicine Summer School June 16-22, 2019.  The program is designed to provide a week-long didactic and hands-on learning experience addressing the science and engineering related to the multidisciplinary field of Regenerative Medicine.  The program targets undergraduates who will have completed their 3rd year of study. However, exceptional candidates who will have completed their 1st or 2nd year of undergraduate study will also be considered.

We are also pleased to announce that through the generosity of donors and sponsors, this year’s program is entirely free.  Additionally, this year, we will be offering 10 paid 8-week research internships in the laboratories of McGowan Institute Faculty.  Participation in the Summer School includes all accommodations, meals, coursework, laboratory experiences, social activities, and networking/career development events during the one-week program.  The stipend for the 8-week internship is $3,000.

Last year’s class featured twenty bright and eager students from across the country; we look forward to another positive experience this summer! We hope you will be able to join us! Apply today! Final admission decisions will be made by May 1, 2019 and accepted students will be notified by email.

Any inquiries can be directed to Program Director, Dr. Bryan Brown ( / 412-624-5273) or to Program Coordinator, Lainey Becker ( / 412-624-5325).

Posted on January 31, 2019 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 28, 2019 to August 2, 2019

To Apply: The application can be found here. The deadline to submit applications is January 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

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

Posted on January 29, 2019 in Research

Summer Research at Areceibo, Puerto Rico

What: Arecibo Observatory carries out scientific research in Radio Astronomy, Planetary Sciences, and Space and Atmospheric Sciences. This is an NSF-funded project. Interested undergraduate students must be US citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program for Fall 2019. Students who are majoring in astronomy, physics, computer science, engineering, geophysics, space sciences, geology, planetary sciences, mathematics, or related disciplines are invited to apply. Applicants will indicate a research preference. On-site accommodation, meals, and a stipend will be provided. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore Puerto Rico and its culture in organized weekend trips.

When: May 28th-August 2nd

To Apply: The online application must be completed here. All applicants must include a resume, personal essay, academic transcript, and three letters of recommendation. All applications must be completed by February 1. All supporting documents must be completed by February 8.

Posted on January 23, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Student Opportunity Center (SOC)

CofC Honors has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities from all over the world. It is free, easy to use, and flexible to your interests. Please take 30 seconds to check it out and discover opportunities to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

Check your emails (and spam folders) for an invitation to join the network. This short video provides more information on how to navigate the new system.

Posted on January 22, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

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