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Birmingham, AL

March 15, 2019
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DEADLINE -  March 15th, 2019

Mission Statement

 Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens promotes public knowledge and appreciation of plants, gardens and the environment and receives, raises and administers resources for these purposes.

 

About

 In 1964, The Birmingham Botanical Society, Inc., a non-profit corporation, was founded as a "membership organization to support and improve The Gardens." From that day forward the society's volunteers, fundraising efforts and support staff helped maintain and develop The Gardens.

Position Description

 

(1) Work and instruction will center on the study and conservation of plants native to the southeastern United States and may focus on disciplines central to public garden management and maintenance, including the principles of plant propagation, greenhouse and nursery production, planting, grounds maintenance, arboriculture, pest and weed management, as well as the curatorial aspects of plant collections.

(2) The intern also will be given the opportunity to attend relevant local meetings, events, lectures and field trips with staff - and may work on an on-going project of his or her interest 

 

Requirements

(1) The internship is open to a junior or senior attending a four-year college or university full-time - or a recent graduate (within the last 12 months) of a two or four-year college

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $15 (per hour)

Start/ End Date: Starting and ending dates for this internship are flexible based on the availability of the intern; the program will last 12 consecutive weeks at 40 hours per week. Work days will normally be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Days Off: Intern will receive paid holidays 

 

 

Application Process

What To Send

  • Candidates must provide a one-to-two page resum
  • statement of approximately 200 words outlining professional objectives regarding the internship
  • A reference from his or her academic advisor (who is knowledgeable of the candidate’s scholastic standing toward graduation)
  • Candidates are required to have proof of a valid driver’s license (exceptions may be granted on a case-by-case basis, for example, for disabled but otherwise qualified applicants).

 

Application Tips

  • Preference will be given to students majoring in horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, biology, botany, ecology, plant science, environmental science or a closely related discipline
  • The internship is competitive and candidates are encouraged to be thorough, detailed, grammatically accurate and concise with their applications.

Additional Information 

  • All materials must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2019. Materials may be submitted electronically or in hard copy.
  • Candidates may be asked to interview with representatives of Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
  • A decision on the successful candidate will be made by 5 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2019

Montgomery, AL

March 10, 2019
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DEADLINE -  March 10th, 2019

Mission Statement

Alabama State University is a comprehensive diverse student- centered public HBCU committed to global excellence in teaching, research and service.

The University fulfills its mission by:

  • Fostering critical thought
  • Encouraging artistic creativity
  • Developing professional competence
  • Promoting responsible citizenship in its students
  • Adding to the academic and experiential bodies of knowledge  Enhancing the quality of life through research and discovery
  • Cultivating global citizenship through thoughtful (meaningful, purposeful conscientious, intentional) and engaging public service

 

About

 

 Alabama State University is a HBCU in Montgomery, Alabama.  Founded less than two years after the end of the civil war as the Lincoln Normal School in Marion, Alabama, it is one of the oldest HBCUs in the United States. 

Position Description

 

(1) Development and synthesis of functionalized nanoparticles 

(2) Design and fabrication of polymeric tissue scaffolds by 3-D printing

(3) Tissue regeneration on 3-D scaffolds

(4) Strategies to manipulate bacterial growth on tissue scaffolds

(5) Regulation of immune response in cells

(6) Using LIBS technology for biological detection

 

 

Requirements

(1) Students must be a permanent resident of USA or be a cititzen 

(2) Undergraduate student majoring in science or engineering 

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $575 (per week)

Start Date: May 27

End Date: July 27 

Work Days Off: N/A

Application Process

What To Send

  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation from academic/advisors/science instructors
  • Unofficial/Official Transcripts 
  • One page essay (600 words) describing your career goals, interests, and experiences that qualify you for this research internship
  • Application form (online submission)

 

Application Tips

  • Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Additional Information 

  • Applicants will be notified of their status no later than March 31st, 2019
  • Travel allowance
  • Housing is provided

Ann Arbor , MI

February 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1st, 2019

Mission Statement

We create and share knowledge so that people will use information -- with technology -- to build a better world.

About

Physiology has been a part of the curriculum at the University of Michigan Medical School from its beginning in 1850. Physiology as a research discipline at the University dates back to 1882, when Henry Sewall, Ph.D., was hired as the first full-time Professor of Physiology, which makes us one of the first physiology departments in the United States. Throughout this time, Michigan physiologists have played a role in the education of scientists, physicians, and other health professionals. Over 250 individuals have received the Ph.D. degree in physiology, and their discoveries and leadership have provided landmarks in the advancement of physiology as a discipline.

 

Position Description

(1) The laboratory hands-on research experience is complemented by a weekly noon lecture series with presentations on responsible conduct of research, several aspects of digestive and metabolic physiology, and how loss of physiological regulation leads to disease.

(2) Students are expected to attend other departmental and university lectures/seminars.

Requirements

(1) Students must be a permanent resident of USA or be a cititzen 

(2) Student must be currently enrolled in a degree granting college or university 

(3) Applicant should have excelllent academic records

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,200 (Students are required to work 40 hours per week)

Start Date: May 28

End Date: August 16 (Students are required to attend the Summer Symposium to report their summer)

Work Days Off: July 4th (Additional days off must be approved by faculty member and hours must be made up by the end of the summer)

Application Process

What To Send

  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation to be sent on your behalf including the recommenders email address in the online application. The link for the recommendation form will be sent by email directly to the recommender for completion.  
  • Unofficial/Official Transcripts 
  • Personal statement

 

Application Tips

  • Pick 3 options for a summer mentor in order

Additional Information 

  • Preference will be given to students with strong academic performance in science courses and relevant laboratory experience.
  • Housing is not included however pricing for housing has been factored into the stipend 
  • Preference given to students who's career interest is research 



Ann Arbor, MI

February 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine..

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

Short Term Educational Program (STEP) towards Digestive and Metabolic Physiology is specifically targeted to students from mathematics, physics engineering, computational sciences and other quantitative backgrounds to encourage them to apply their expertise to research relevant to digestive and metabolic physiology and associated

Requirements

(1) Students who are currently enrolled at any degree granting university or college are eligible to apply.

(2) The laboratory hands-on research experience is complemented by a weekly noon lecture series with presentations on responsible conduct of research, several aspects of digestive and metabolic physiology, and how loss of physiological regulation leads to disease.

(3) Students are expected to attend other departmental and university lectures/seminars.

(4) Towards the end of the summer fellowship, the students will participate in a mini-symposium in which they give a 10 minute oral presentation of their research findings followed by a question and answer period.

(5) Students are expected to work 40 hours per week in the laboratory during the 12 week fellowship period

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,200 

Start Date: May 28, 2019

End Date: August 16, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of unofficial or official transcripts
  • Personal statement 
  • 3 picks of faulty mentors
  • Online application
  • 2 confidential recommendations to be sent on your behalf and enter the recommender's email address in the online application to support this process. (The link for the recommendation form will be sent by email directly to the recommender for completion.)

Application Tips

  • Preference is given to those students interested in a career in research.
  • The start and/or end date of the fellowship may be shifted slightly to accommodate overlap with the academic year at home institutions, if necessary.

Additional Information 

  • Interns are responsible for housing arrangements and travel arrangements 



Ann Arbor, MI

January 31, 2019
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DEADLINE -  January 31, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The Neuroscience Graduate Department hosts the Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Opportunity (NURO), that includes internally funded positions that allow undergraduate students to explore the field of neuroscience. This 10 week summer program provides participants with a research experience in the areas of behavioral and systems neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, developmental neurosciences, molecular and cellular neuroscience, and sensory neuroscience. 

Requirements

(1) In accordance with NIH guidelines, applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents

(2) Students majoring in biochemistry, biology, biophysics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, psychology, or related STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) discipline

(3) Strong interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences

(4) Must have successfully completed at least one academic year of an undergraduate program and not scheduled to graduate before December 2019

(5) Have personal medical/health insurance coverage (including emergency room and coverage while in Michigan) for the duration of the program

(6) Participants must be available for the duration of the program from start to finish. Any vacation would need to take place outside of this timeframe

(7) University of Michigan students are NOT eligible

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,750

Start Date: June 2, 2019

End Date: August 10, 2019


Application Process

  • Applicants will submit a research/academic statement, a personal statement, resume or CV, and unofficial transcript(s).

  • Two letters of recommendation are required, one of the letters must be from an academic reference.

 

Application Tips

  • Students from groups that are historically underrepresented in graduate education in the STEM field, including first-generation college students, first-generation US citizens, and students with disabilities 

  • Students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or that have experienced financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances


Additional Information 

  • Students will gain research experience through independent research projects conducted under the supervision of faculty and lab mentors

  • Weekly workshops will help students focus on bridging their aspirations to future research careers

  • Social events with UM Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty and students. 

  • Journal clubs that will help students focus on expanding their ability to understand primary literature, examine validity, and probe with further questions

  • End of program symposium for students to present their summer project with a group of faculty, students and lab personnel

  • $500 travel allowance round-trip travel to the program site 

  • Housing provided by program

 

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