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Ann Arbor, MI

February 12, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 12, 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 purpose of this research opportunity is to expose college students to cutting-edge research in cancer biology including genetics, stem cells, biomarkers, DNA damage, and repair.

Requirements

(1) Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

(2) Applicants must have maintained a grade average of 3.0 or higher.

(3) Applicants must be able to devote 10 weeks to full-time research in laboratory and cannot be concurrently enrolled in courses

(4) Applicants must be registered as a full time sophomore or junior in college or a university. The expectation is that they will be a rising junior or rising senior in the Summer of 2019 and not scheduled to graduate before December 2019

(5) Preference will be given to students that have demonstrated previous research experience in a laboratory setting and have an interest in a future career in cancer research

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,500

Start Date: May 29, 2019

End Date: August 2, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement

 

Application Tips

  • If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, or your application is incomplete, it will not be reviewed.

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 Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center is pleased to offer a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students interested in cardiovascular research. 

Requirements

(1) Any student that is currently enrolled in a degree granting college or university is eligible. Applicants are evaluated based on a combination of academic performance (primarily in the sciences), the student's potential to perform research as evidenced by letters of recommendation, and the importance of the fellowship to the student's career path/career decision making. Previous laboratory research experience is considered but not required. Students must also be able to complete a background screening and drug testing upon acceptance into the program.

(2) Students are expected to work 40 hours per week in the laboratory during the 10-week fellowship period excluding July 4th. If any vacation days are requested, they must be agreed upon by the faculty member and the student, and the hours must be made up by the student before the end of the summer.

(3) Students will be required to attend an end of summer colloquium (last week of the 10-week program) where they will have the opportunity to report their research findings.

(4) Student awardees will be responsible for paying for housing during their fellowship from their stipend.

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,000

Start Date: june 4, 2019

End Date: First week of August


Application Process

  • Please remember that a copy of undergraduate transcript (official or unofficial) and three options for faculty mentors will be required on the form before you submit your application.
  • Provide names of at least one person who can provide you with a letter of recommendation. Please note that two letters are preferred. You are responsible for ensuring your letters are submitted before February 7, 2019 11:59pm (EST).

 

Application Tips

  • Each student will be matched based on their interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center.  
  • Applicants are evaluated based on a combination of academic performance (primarily in the sciences), the student's potential to perform research as evidenced by letters of recommendation, and the importance of the fellowship to the student's career path/career decision making. Previous laboratory research experience is considered but not required. Students must also be able to complete a background screening and drug testing upon acceptance into the program.

Additional Information 

Please ensure that the email and phone number entered on your application is used daily as you may be receiving communication from our team regarding your application.



Denver, CO

February 8, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 8th, 2019

Mission Statement

The mission of Denver Botanic Gardens is to connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.

 

About

Denver Botanic Gardens strives to entertain and delight while spreading the collective wisdom of the Gardens through outreach, collaboration and education. Our conservation programs play a major role in saving species and protecting natural habitats for future generations.

Position Description

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining botanic gardens. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas

 

(1) Under the direction of the Horticulture Research Associate, this internship introduces a student to aspects of horticulture research, experimental design and plant breeding theories and techniques. Work will include micropropagation in Denver Botanic Gardens' tissue culture lab and continuation of an in-progress biochar study

 

Requirements

(1) Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

(2) Applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class.

(3) Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of two courses of the following topics : soil science, greenhouse management, floriculture, irrigation principles, IPM, plant pathology, plant physiology and/or plant propagation.

(4)  Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour

Start Date: May 28, 2019

End Date: August 8,  2019


Application Process

What To Send

  • Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form
  • Resume including work history and horticulture related activities
  • College transcripts including class work and cumulative GPA
  • Two letters of reference that reflect academic and/or work experience

 

Application Tips

  • The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. 

Additional Information 

Please see attached PDF: Here are frequently asked questions about internships.



Zoological Society Education Center

Zoological Society of Milwaukee Education

Milwaukee, WI

Feb 12, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 12th, 2019

Mission Statement

The mission of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee is to take part in conserving wildlife and endangered species, to educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment, and to support the Milwaukee County Zoo.

 

About

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee was established in 1910 as an informal group of community leaders who bought animals and raised funds for the Zoo. Today it is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to conserve, educate and support the Milwaukee County Zoo. The Society has 44 full-time and 10 part-time employees who manage daily operations and programs. In the 2014-15 fiscal year, the Society raised more than $7.6 million to support the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Position Description

Help educate children ages 2-14 about science, animals and conservation in our 2019 Zoo Summer Camps. Interns are directly mentored and extensively trained through a self-reflective, experiential training program. Develop child management techniques and interactive teaching strategies; also have an opportunity to apply to team teach a class.

 

(1) Assist instructors with educational activities in the classroom and lead Zoo camp tours for children (primarily ages

4-9). Supervise and evaluate high school assistants and prepare classroom materials. Some team-teaching opportunities are available (application required). Applicants should support the mission and vision of the Zoological Society.

 

(2) Internship focuses on career-related skills that help prepare you for the professional workplace. Interns are encouraged to develop their skills through a reflective journaling program and mentor-based relationships with education staff.

 

(3) After completing one summer as a 1st year intern, applicants may apply to the 2nd year internship & Teaching Intern positions which include assisting with trainings, mentoring peers & teaching camps.

 

(4) Position does not allow for direct animal handling. Housing not provided

 

Requirements

(1) Must be a current college student or recent college graduate (up to one year past graduation). Internship best matches sophomores-graduate level students. Freshman must have extensive experience with children in college to be competitive.

(2) Must have experience with children, strong child management and public speaking skills such as enthusiasm, voice inflection and varied facial expressions.

(3) Must exhibit consistent professional characteristics such as a positive attitude, initiative, emotional maturity, self-responsibility and a desire to develop

professional skills.

(4) Physical requirements: Walk through the Zoo for up to two hours, kneel, squat and carry storage boxes.

(5) International applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without Zoological Society sponsorship.(

(6) Attend ALL Required Trainings (confirm availability at interview):

  1. (a) Intern Training Dates: June 4-8  AND 10-13 (approx. 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. with the exception on June 12 from 12 - 8 p.m.)
  2. (b) Are you a student teacher with questions about training conflicts? Call with questions prior to resume due date.

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $9.00/hr (M-F, 8 hours per day)

Start Date: June 4, 2019

End Date: August 14 2019

Work Days Off: July 3rd , 4th & 5th  (Additional days off require approval prior to hiring)


Application Process

What To Send

  • Professional cover letter
  • Resume emailed
  • Email to Patty T. at pattyt@zoosociety.org by Feb. 12, 2019 in the SAME attachment.
  • Email Subject Line: 2019 Summer Internship

 

If Selected for an Interview

  • Must be available for a March interview date (exceptions for alternate interview month must be arranged through email).
  • Bring 2 letters of recommendation to the interview.

 

Notification of Position

  • Applicants will be notified about hiring decisions by mid-April.
  • Applicants who receive a position will be required to fill out a Zoological Society application and pass a background check.

 

Application Tips

Cover Letter

  • Use standard cover letter format; include your major, year in school and future career goal(s).
  • Also include how this internship will assist you with your future career.

 

Resumes:

  • Use standard resume format (up to 3 pages).
  • Resumes should reflect all of your experiences with children.
  • Keep volunteer and paid experiences in separate categories (include details of what you did for each).
  • Leadership and science-related experiences a plus.
  • For education majors, include field work and/or student teaching-related experiences.

Additional Information 

Please see attached PDF: Zoological Society of Milwaukee Education Internship



Ocala, FL

Feb 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1st, 2019

Mission Statement

Peterson & Smith seeks to be a leading international veterinary practice that provides state-of-the-art veterinary care to our patients, while fostering professional relationships with our clients that stand the test of time.

About

In August of 198, two solo equine practioners in the Ocala area, Dr. Johnson Peterson, and Doctor Johnny Mac Smith decided to establish Peterson & Smith Hospital. From 1981–1982, Peterson & Smith operated out of Dr. Peterson’s farm. During this era it was decided to build an equine hospital. The grand opening of the hospital was July 10 1983 at 4747 SW 60th Avenue. This new facility was comprised of a single building consisting of front office, offices for five veterinarians, a small laboratory, one treatment room with an x-ray machine, 8 stalls and an apartment. Before long, more room was needed, in 1984 the original surgery barn was built and  over time, the medicine barn,sports medicine barn, and an isolation barn were constructed

Position Description

The internship will concentrate on surgery, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, theriogenology, emergency medical/surgical care, sports medicine, general medicine, and herd health. Students will receive training in basic handling and restraint, and will develop a set of general veterinary technician skills including, but not limited to: preparing patients for procedures, surgical scrub, x-ray plate orientation, foal restraint, drawing up medications, administrating medications, and monitoring patient’s vitals.

 

Equine Reproduction - 

  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  •  Daily care of horses (feed, water, turnout, stall cleaning, grooming, etc.)
  •  Embryo transfer and recipient herd management
  •  After-hour treatments
  •  Assisting with general veterinary services and farrier care
  • Assisting veterinarians with foaling
  •  Providing support with assisted reproductive techniques

 

Hospital: 

  •  Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
  •  Holding and restraining horses for veterinary treatments and diagnostic procedures
  •  Patient care, including: feeding, stall cleaning, grooming, bathing, walking
  •  Assistance with lameness exams and scintigraphy
  • Assisting in neonatal foal care and feeding
  •  Pharmacy stocking/inventory
  •  Assisting with emergency and critical care patients.
  •  Pre and Post-Surgical care

Requirements

  •  Enrollment in, or recently graduated from, an animal sciences, general agricultural/equine educational program or veterinary technician program.
  •  Must be at least 18 years of age
  •  Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  •  Successfully pass a pre-employment and, if required, a random drug screening

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: Weekly salary of $250.00 

Duartion: Mid-May through Mid-July 


Application Process

What To Send

  • Letter of Intent 
  • Resume
  • Four Letters of Recommendation

 

Notification of Position

  • Applicants will be notified about hiring decisions by March 1, 2019

 

Application Tips

  • Student selection will be based on availability, relevant experience, and written references submitted with the application

 

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