Tag Archives: Fall 2015

Internship opportunity for undergraduate students with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

I’m emailing you in regards to an internship opportunity for undergraduate students with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Bay Foundation is currently looking for a Grassroots Intern, listed on our website.

The intern would work with the Grassroots Coordinator in our Richmond office to engage diverse communities around water quality issues. This position would focus heavily on preparing for CBF’s Grasses for the Masses program, a citizen underwater grasses restoration program, organizing student volunteer activities, and conducting research to support our Blueprint efforts.

The intern would work for at least seven hours per week, and the position is unpaid. Applications must be turned into CBF’s Human Resources bySeptember 13, 2015 (CBF_Emplyoment@cbf.org or to 6 Herndon Ave, Annapolis MD 21403).

Please let me or our HR department know if you have any questions about the position. Moreover, please distribute this position to other academics as you see fit. I hope that we can have applications from at least a few of your students!

Have a wonderful week-

Blair Blanchette

VA Grassroots Coordinator

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

1108 E Main Street, Suite 1600

Richmond, VA 23219

804-780-1392 (w)

School of Dentistry Lab looking to recruit Undergraduates

Dr. Zhao Lin’s laboratory in the School of Dentistry is providing an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in the research projects related to bone regeneration. This position is to provide undergraduate students with experience of mentored research in biomedical sciences. It will also provide opportunities for them to learn the skills that are critical for a career in biomedical field, including literature appreciation, experimental designs, basic lab techniques, analysis of results and data presentation. We are also hoping that the exposure to medical and dental research in their education will help them to determine future career plan. The candidates should be highly motivated with a commitment to academic excellence.

Please contact Dr Zhao zlin@vcu.edu if you are interested.
Please send your CV/Resume and the times you are available to work on the project this semester.

Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) is seeking interns for the Fall Semester

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products (CSTP) is seeking interns for the Fall Semester to assist with a clinical trial examining toxicant exposure and electronic cigarettes.  The research assistant will preferably be in their junior or senior year, have prior research experience, and be able to volunteer 6-9 hours per week.  Duties include participant recruitment, data collection, entry, validation and reporting, literature searches, biological specimen collection and processing, etc.

Students will work independently as well as with other undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory to gain as much experience as possible throughout the semester. To the extent possible, we focus on developing in our research assistants the skills necessary for graduate school.

Interested students must be willing to commit to working in the laboratory for at least two semesters and for at least 6 hours per week. Applicants should be responsible, motivated, independent, team-oriented, and interested in the research.

If you would like to be contacted for an interview, please follow this link to our interest form:


If you have any questions, please call Parker at 804-628-7550.