We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Broad Cancer Genomic Scholars (BCGS- postbac) – broad.io/bcgs
An innovative, two-year program run jointly by the Broad Diversity, Education and Outreach Office and the Cancer Program, BCGS offers participants a comprehensive, structured and immersive experience that includes groundbreaking research and academic and career guidance. BCGS participants will carry out research as paid, full-time Associate Computational Biologists or Research Associates, working alongside leading scientists within the Broad Cancer Program.
Eligibility – seniors or recent graduates who majored in the biological, physical or computer sciences, engineering or mathematics, and are interested in pursuing a graduate degree (M.S., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D.
Deadline: January 26, 2018
Broad Summer Research Program (BSRP) – broad.io/bsrp
The Broad Summer Research Program (BSRP) offers students with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM disciplines the opportunity to conduct intensive research in a collaborative community. Students from groups that are underrepresented in the sciences are especially encouraged to apply.
BSRP participants spend the summer performing original computational or experimental-based research in labs across the Broad Institute’s research areas, from cancer to infectious disease to computational biology. In addition, the program features a rich curriculum outside the lab that emphasizes career development, personal development, and teamwork in a small cohort.
Deadline: January 8, 2018
The Hatteras Island Ocean Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization searching for interns for the summer of 2017. The Ocean Center runs programs geared towards children and adults that are focused on ecotourism and environmental education. Interns at the Ocean Center will be actively involved with all tasks related to daily operations for the Center. Interns will also help forward the Center’s mission of revitalizing the local economy of Hatteras Village.
Interns should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of running a nonprofit. We are currently looking for interns with backgrounds in:
● Biological Sciences
● Earth Sciences
● Environmental Science/Studies
● Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
Tasks and Responsibilities
● 50% – Run educational programs for children and adults
● 30% – Assist with the daily operations of the Center (greet visitors, give tours of the facilities, and running the cash register at the gift shop, etc….)
● 20% Help maintain the building and property (lawn work, cleaning, equipment and general maintenance).
● Have a passion for ecotourism and environmental education
● Must be outgoing and able to encourage conversations with visitors of all ages
● Excellent oral and written communication
● Student in their Junior year of college or higher preferred
● Current valid CPR/First Aid Certification (or higher) preferred
● GPA of 3.0 or higher
● Able to work several hours outside in summer heat
● Must be comfortable working in and around water and on watercrafts
● Free housing (shared living space) is provided
● Interns are responsible for their own living and travel expenses outside of housing arrangement
● Jobs in village outside of working hours are permitted so long as they do not conflict with internship
● Internship dates are from May 22nd – August is 11th.
● Internship is 12-weeks long
Interns will have the opportunity to volunteer with the National Park Service (NPS) on their Turtle Patrol and Nest Sitting initiatives.
On Turtle Patrol interns will accompany a Park Ranger or seasonal NPS staff member on an off-road vehicle to search for nesting sea turtle tracks, excavate nests, and perform necessary protocols associated with identification and marking of new sea turtle nests on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
During nest sitting interns will be able to educate and interact with the general public and ensure the safety of new sea turtle hatchlings at nest sites close to their hatching date. Interns will be responsible for raking out a path from the nest to the ocean, preventing visitors or animals from trampling the nest site or “turtle runway,” answering questions, and helping hatchlings to the ocean if problems arise.
How to Apply
If interested in this internship, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will contact you within a day or two and let you know that we received your information.
Application deadline is March 15, 2017.
Please see the message below from Ecosystem Field Studies regarding their Summer 2017 field courses.
AMAZING SUMMER, 3-CREDIT, FIELD SCIENCE COURSES with Ecosystem Field Studies
- Gain valuable career skills in hands-on scientific field research
- Earn 3 undergraduate academic transfer credits over summer-break
- Join a diverse & exciting group of college students for an experiential learning experience of a lifetime!
University of Michigan has just open their application for the 70th Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques.
There are select fellowships available.
If you are interested in a summer research opportunity, the application for the University of Virginia’s Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP) is currently open, with a deadline of February 1st.SRIP is a ten week residential summer program that combines an immersive research experience with a number of professional development activities and a communication workshop series. The program considers applications from students who will have just completed their undergraduate studies, as well as those who are earlier in their undergraduate career. It is a perfect opportunity to explore the highly collegial research and training environment here at UVA, while completing a high-quality summer research project under the direct mentorship of one of our program faculty. Our program is supported by several grants from the National Institutes of Health, providing research opportunities focused on cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disorders and cancer, though we offer opportunities in other disciplines as well. More information about this program, as well as the link to our application, can be found here:Before Spring semester classes start to consume all of your attention, please consider making plans for the summer!
We are pleased to announce the 8th summer for our REU program in computational biology.
More information and a PDF of our 2017 program flyer can be found at our website – www.tecbioreu.pitt.edu, which also hosts our program application page.
Application Deadline: February 13, 2017
Program Dates: May 22 – July 28, 2017
Student Support: $5500 stipend, housing*, and travel
*housing not guaranteed for Pitt students
We would also be most grateful if you would be willing to pass this information on to your colleagues who might know of students that would benefit from our program.
Thank you again for your support.