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

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Fall 2014 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) from the DOE Office of Science

The Office of Science / Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists WDTS), is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its 2014 Fall Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program, with all required application materials, including recommendations, due by 5:00 PM ET on May 30, 2014. The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, where selected students participate as interns appointed at participating host labs. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.
Further information, including program eligibility, requirements, host lab participation, and access to the online application system are found at:
 
with inquiries or questions made using:
The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories. The Department of Energy's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.