Archive | August, 2019

Boren Awards Application Now Available!

What: Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. A list of eligible countries can be found here. Applicants must be matriculated in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program located within the United States and accredited by a body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application. They must remain matriculated in an undergraduate degree program for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete.

How to Apply: The online application can be found here. If you have any questions or would like more information about the application process, please contact our on-campus representative Sarah Simmonite at or (843) 953-7059.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 5 pm EST

Posted on August 28, 2019 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

Lead Generation Internship for Life Science Firm

Phlegar & Associates is seeking a lead generation intern to perform research on behalf of a life sciences company. The position could also be split between two interns, each working 4-6 hours per week. The intern(s) will call physician practices, making it ideal for someone familiar with clinical topics and/or is a science major. The position pays $12-$15/hour. A set weekly schedule can be determined based on the candidate’s availability during the week. This position is available immediately.

Contact at Kathy Phlegar at with any questions or to indicate your interest in applying.


Posted on August 26, 2019 in Internships & Jobs

Part-time lab aide position at Hollings Cancer Center

A part-time lab aide position is currently available in the O’Bryan laboratory in the Department of Cell & Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics within MUSC’s Hollings Cancer Center.

This position will involve performing routine laboratory duties including the following:

  • Washing and sterilization of laboratory glassware
  • Preparation of routine solutions and laboratory materials
  • Preparation of bacterial media and culture plates
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assistance with routine experimental procedures including, but not limited to, PCR, plasmid isolations, cell culture, etc.
  • Maintenance of electronic laboratory records

Prior experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology methods is desired. It is anticipated that this position will entail 10-15 hrs per week. Hours of work are flexible. For information, please contact: John P. O’Bryan, Ph.D., at

Posted on August 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

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