Become a Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador

Did you know that Microsoft offers courses and micro-credentials on AI and Azure cloud?

The opportunity: Join a global community of students who are passionate about building AI-driven solutions with Microsoft technology while growing the skills you need to have greater impact in the projects and communities that matter to you.

The Benefits:

  • Grow technical AI skills
  • Boost leadership experience
  • Expand your network
  • Become a leader in the College’s suite of Microsoft products

Learn More: Take advantage of time between semesters and join this community of AI-passionate innovators and student leaders. Become a Microsoft Learn student ambassador.

Attend the 2024 NeuroIMPACT Conference on May 2nd!

The annual NeuroIMPACT Conference will be held in Charleston on May 2, 2024! This year’s theme is AI in Neuroscience: Transforming Care, Education and Collaboration. Attendees can enjoy talks and panel discussions with colleagues from other South Carolina institutions (MUSC, Clemson, USC, etc) as well as Harvard, Univ of Buffalo, George Washington, Emory, and many others.

Highlights Include:

  • Three parallel sessions covering how AI will transform care of clinical neuroscience patients, education in clinical neuroscience, and collaborations between academia, business and nonprofit entities.
  • A job fair for our trainees attended by academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and recruiting agencies.
  • Vendors in the AI space will be present throughout campus to allow attendees to sample technologies from VR, AR, robotics and others.
  • Community members at large, including clinical providers of all neuro-specialties, will be invited to attend. CME will be offered.

Event Schedule: The conference will be on Thursday, May 2nd, with breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. and the day ending by 4:30 p.m. A full agenda can be found here.

To Attend: Scan the QR code on the flyer or click this link to register. The conference is free for all attendees!

Click here for more information about the conference.

MUSC Research Opportunity in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology

Dr. Naohiro Yamaguchi’s lab in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC is looking for a student intern to perform research for calcium signaling!

The Opportunity: This project focuses on the regulatory mechanisms of calcium release channels, called ryanodine receptors, and the functional consequence of their dysfunctional activities that leads to human muscle diseases. Students will be participating in cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry experiments including tissue cell cultures, mutant DNA construction and expression, and functional assay for the mutant Ca2+ channel activity.

Details: No previous lab experience is necessary as all training will be provided onsite. Selected students will work 10 hours per week during the semester and more (>15 hours) during the summer.

Great Fit For: Rising sophomores and juniors looking for a great opportunity to conduct independent research for their Bachelor’s Essay or Honors Immersed.

Publishing Potential: Recent students’ works have been published in the internationally recognized journal, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105606.

If You’re Interested: Interested students should contact Dr. Yamaguchi at yamaguch@musc.edu for more information.

Research Specialist Position in the Han Laboratory in the Hollings Cancer Center

The Han laboratory at MUSC is looking for a Research Specialist, who will be responsible for laboratory maintenance, mouse colony management, and contributing to the research projects.

About the Lab: The Han laboratory will launch in the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in August 2024. The Han laboratory investigates pancreatic cancer at the cellular and molecular levels, utilizing genetic mouse models, cell cultures, and human patient samples.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to learn cutting-edge biology techniques
  • A vibrant research environment to better understand fundamental mechanisms of pancreatic cancer and to ultimately benefit pancreatic cancer patients
  • Standard research specialist salary and benefits

Great Fit For: Current seniors (students who will graduate before September 2024).

To Apply: Email your CV to hanl@musc.edu.

For more information, email Dr. Han at hanl@musc.edu. Click here to read about the kind of work Dr. Lu Han has done.

Attend Lab to Leaders and Learn How Research Gets Done at MUSC

SC-PEAR (Policy, Engagement, Advocacy, and Research) is hosting a poster symposium for MUSC students to present their research, and CofC students are invited to attend!

Benefits:

  • Gain insight into what MUSC students are researching and how they go about doing it
  • Mingle with MUSC students and professors
  • Learn about significant issues in the health and science communities

When & Where: The event will be…

  • On Friday, April 19th, from 2:00-4:30 p.m.
  • In the MUSC Bioengineering Building Lobby (68 President St)

For more information, check out the provided flyer or email either co-director of SC-PEAR at martinom@musc.edu or corker@musc.edu.

Apply to Be a Medical Scribe and Gain Clinical Experience as a Student!

ScribeAmerica is looking to hire a motivated, loyal applicant who has a passion for learning about the medical field as a medical scribe!

The Position: As a medical scribe, you will accompany providers during patient visits to assist in documenting the provider assessment and exam, gain substantial knowledge in how to appropriately document patient history, physical exams, assessments, diagnostic results, medical procedures, treatment plans, medical opinions of consultants, diagnoses, medication/prescription information, and follow-up instructions, navigate the facility computer system and electronic medical record, and more!

Details: A full job description and details about the position can be found at this link.

Great Fit For: Anyone with an interest in a medical profession!

To Apply: Go to this link to apply for the position.

For more information, see the provided flyer or go to the above link with further details.

MUSC Research Opportunity in Cardiovascular Disease and Development

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.

Benefits:

  • 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 kernc@musc.edu. You can also email Dr. Kern with any questions about the position.

Paid Internship Opportunity with the OTT in the U.S. Department of Energy

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.

Benefits:

  • 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 OTT-internships@orise.orau.gov with any questions.