Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Summer Employment as an Instructor or Teaching Assistant with the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University has an excellent opportunity for summer employment as an Instructor or Teaching Assistant with the Center for Talented Youth (CTY). 
 
CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer.
Why teach for CTY?

·         opportunity to teach motivated and talented students a subject they love

·         limited class size (maximum of 18 students) ensures a low student-teacher ratio

·         all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant

·         opportunity to work in an environment with colleagues who share similar interests

·         competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites

·         science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget
 
We are currently seeking graduate students with teaching experience for instructor openings in Neuroscience or Genetics. Additionally, we are seeking undergraduate students with a strong background in genetics, anatomy and physiology, or general biology for our teaching assistant positions.

Locations and dates vary, and positions are currently being filled! For more information about these positions, site locations, program dates, and access to our online employment application, please see our website, cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer, or contact us via email at ctysummer@jhu.edu or by calling 410-735-6185.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Research your Future at Procter & Gamble - Summer 2014 Science Seminar

Program Overview:
Our R&D organization is hosting a seminar in the summer of 2014. Through hands-on involvement and a variety of tours and presentations, seminar participants will learn what it is like to work as an R&D Researcher at P&G as we explore all areas of R&D within P&G.  P&G Researchers have unique and challenging careers supporting a wide range of cutting-edge research. During the seminar, full-time P&G Researchers will showcase various work areas, providing exposure to analytical labs, product formulation, process design and scale-up, products research, packaging, etc., to increase your understanding of Researcher career opportunities in science at P&G.  As a participant, students will be placed in the fast-lane with the opportunity to interview for a 2015 P&G Researcher Summer Internship prior to any other intern recruiting.

The Research your Future in Science Seminar is targeted to diverse college students in a science or engineering technology related major that are finishing their first year or second year of a Bachelor's degree program.  However, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All travel and accommodations will be paid by P&G for those selected to attend.

Online applications will be accepted year-round, but must be received by April 25, 2014 to be considered for the 2014 Research your Future in Science Seminar.   All applicants will be contacted in spring/summer 2014 as to their status.

We are seeking students with:
  • Proven/exhibited leadership on or off campus.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to engage and work in a diverse working environment


Program dates:  The Research Your Future in Science Seminar will be held July 29-August 1, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio, P&G World Headquarters.


For more information or to apply, please visit:
http://us.experiencepg.com/home/research_your_future_in_scienc.html

2014 EPA Great Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study


Open Date: 04/10/2014 - Close Date: 05/27/2014

Summary:
https://exchange.jmu.edu/owa/14.2.390.1/themes/resources/clear1x1.gifThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the posting of the Request for Applications for the GRO Undergraduate Fellowships program. It is offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally-related fields of study, with the goal of providing support for their junior and senior years of study, and an internship at an EPA facility during the summer of their junior year.  College sophomores should apply now in order to be eligible to receive financial support for their junior and senior years.  Subject to the availability of funding and other applicable considerations, EPA plans to award approximately 34 new fellowships in the summer of 2014.  The fellowship provides up to $20,700 per academic year of support and $8,600 of support for a three-month summer internship.


Goshen Scout Reservation - Summer Internship Opportunities

Goshen Scout Reservation is hiring for the summer of 2014. Goshen Scout Reservation is a 4,500 acre scout reservation serving around 6,000 youth a summer located in beautiful Goshen, VA. We are interested in hiring college students of all majors especially Biology, Environmental Science, Recreation, Forestry, Social Work, Education, Art, and Psychology
 
Many past employees have counted their camp experience as internship credits. The camping season runs from June 7th to August 6th employees are expected to live on site with room, board, and salary provided. Scouting experience is preferred but not required. 
 
For more information, please contact  Travis Andrus, Talent Assessment Manager at Goshen Scout Reservation  (andrustb@gmail.com).

Goshen Scout Reservation Website: http://www.ncacbsa.org/group/GSR

Monday, April 14, 2014

Volunteer Field Position, Virginia

Summer Volunteer Field Assistant Position

         Help conduct a vegetation survey at Buck Mountain, West Virginia this summer.  Buck Mountain is located 1 hour north of Harrisonburg, in the George Washington National Forest.  One will gain experience with tree identification and experimental plot design.  Position starts June 16th-August 15th.  Applicant must be available to work at least 5 times per week (Monday-Friday) in the field.  Applicant must be comfortable working outside in tough terrain.  Transportation will be provided.

Contact:
Barry Edgar at edgarbe@dukes.jmu.edu or

Dr. Heather Griscom at griscohp@jmu.edu