Employment and Internship Opportunities
The following are postings of employment and internship opportunities locally, nationally, and globally that individuals and companies have forwarded to the Department of Biology with the request that the information be made available to Biology students.
- May 2, 2013: Whitman-Walker Health currently has job openings for Spring and Summer 2013 within their clinical investigations department. Additional information, including instructions for submitting an application, can be located on their website. Applicants can also email their cover letter and resume to the Research supervisors: Tina Celenza and Justin Schmandt.
- April 19, 2013: Georgetown University is proud to announce a call for applications to GU undergraduates for a new multi-disciplinary Sustainability internship for summer 2013 and academic year 2013-14. These pre-professional internships are available to rising juniors and seniors from any school or major. The full-time on-campus summer internship will cover 10 weeks, from June 3rd – August 16th. Students must be available Monday – Thursday from 9:30am – 4:30pm for the summer internship. Students should then expect to commit 10 hours/week during each semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. (Students studying abroad for one semester during AY 2013-14 are still eligible to apply.) Undergraduate students will be awarded a $4,000 stipend for the summer and a $1,000 stipend during the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Students will also earn a GUROP notation on their transcript for undergraduate research. The internship will be supervised by a Georgetown faculty member and graduate student assistant. To apply, please refer to https://hoyalink.georgetown.edu/form/start/21505.
- April 15, 2013: The White House Council on Environmental Quality is now accepting Fall internship applications. CEQ interns are given a wide range of assignments including conducting research, managing incoming inquiries, attending meetings, and writing memos on a variety of environmental issues. Interns have the opportunity to be involved in groundbreaking projects, working closely with staff from all levels and a variety of backgrounds. The pace in the office is fast, so accuracy and attention to detail are absolute requirements. Interns can expect to begin with the basics and gradually add more specialized projects as they gain experience. Other essential intern duties include answering phones, routing mail, copying documents, filing and retrieving information (conventionally or electronically), assembling briefing materials and performing assigned research tasks. All internship positions are unpaid. For additional information and application procedures, please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/internships/ceq-internships.
- April 2, 2013: The Johns Hopkins CHINA STEM summer program in Nanjing and Beijing is aimed at Chinese language learners who are in the sciences and engineering. It requires 3 years of college Chinese or equivalent (2 years is okay for Heritage learners). The program started in 2012 and has extended the application deadline for 2013, offering a unique opportunity for students in science/engineering and a generous financial aid package. For further information and application instructions, please refer to http://krieger.jhu.edu/chinastem/about/.
- March 27, 2013: Fondation Mérieux USA is currently accepting applications from Global Health students and recent graduates for its Summer 2013 internship. Detailed information about the position, qualifications, and information regarding the application process can be located here.
- March 13, 2013: The Children's National Medical Center is currently accepting applications for their Clinical Research Academic Associate internship for Summer 2013. Information on the position details and application procedures can be accessed here.
- March 7, 2013: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is currently looking for a temporary Laboratory Assistant to join them on a 12 - 16 week assignment, where they would be working in a fast paced research environment helping to support a research-based science education program. In this role, the Laboratory Assistant will be assisting the Program Officer and Research Technician in preparing, packaging, packing, and shipping course materials; setting up and supporting faculty training workshops; moving and setting up the laboratory in a newly renovated lab space; and performing other duties as assigned. For more information and application submission instructions, please refer to their website.
- March 5, 2013: The Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience (IPN) at the NYU Child Study Center is seeking applicants for a 2-year research associate position. The IPN uses neuroimaging to examine brain function in children, adolescents, and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism, as well as healthy individuals. Research associates would be involved in all aspects of research. Please refer to the job description for additional information and application instructions.
- February 22, 2013: Applications are currently being invited for a 2-year Research Assistant position available at the Child Mind Institute. The Child Mind Institute makes use of innovative MRI- and EEG-based imaging approaches to characterize brain maturation across the lifespan, with a particular focus on understanding the impact of psychiatric illnesses on maturational processes. The CMI fosters a collaborative environment where research assistants have the opportunity to gain excellent clinical and research experience, with the potential for publication. Salary is competitive and benefits include health, vision, and dental.
Responsibilities will include EEG and MRI scanning, assisting with behavioral and psychiatric assessment, recruitment, data-base management, imaging quality control, data-analysis, and assisting in coordinating data-sharing initiatives. Applicants should have a B.S. or B.A. in neuroscience, biology, psychology, computer sciences, engineering or other related scientific fields. The ideal candidates will have prior research experience, strong interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication, and the ability to work as a member of a team as well as independently. Technical skills are a plus, but not required. To apply, please email a resume or CV including the names of 3 references with your inquiry as one document to email@example.com. Subject line must state Re: Research Assistant Positions Available.
- February 20, 2013: GoEco is providing global volunteering opportunities for university students, faculty, and staff of Biology. Volunteers can choose from a variety of placements focusing on humanitarian aid and wildlife conservation; using their knowledge and skills to provide a personal contribution. Join the Sea Turtle Conservation effort in Costa Rica or discover South Africa with the Johannesburg Wildlife Sanctuary. Looking for an internship? Then head over to India for the Medical and Healthcare Internship, where you will work alongside medical staff in community clinics. Please click on the link of the program you are interested in to obtain further information.
- February 14, 2013: Environment America is seeking applications from recent college graduates who are interested in becoming Environment America Fellows. Environment America Fellows get a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the type of institution-building that can sustain long-term battles. Those interested in obtaining further information or submitting an application can refer to their website or contact the Environment America Recruitment Department.
- February 14, 2013: The Atlantis Project is seeking applications for its Summer 2013 program that allows students to complete internships in the Azores Islands, Portugal. For more information, please refer to the program website.
- January 30, 2013: The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) has announced an opportunity for summer employment as an Instructor or Teaching Assistant. 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.
- January 29, 2013: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has developed the Summer Urological Research Experience (SURE) to provide a unique research opportunity to students. This will be the SURE Program’s third year of creating an intense learning experience in which young scientists will be able to work alongside some of the leading researchers and clinicians while utilizing a broad range of techniques and methodologies to tackle some of the biggest questions in urologic cancers and diseases. In addition to the vast amount of experience they will gain in a research laboratory, students selected for the program will also attend seminars/lectures provided by our gifted faculty, build a network of colleagues, learn in an environment where the research lab and clinic are closely linked, and of course, a generous stipend for their efforts. Interested students can access information about the program and how to apply by visiting the program website (http://urology.jhu.edu/research/sure.php).
- January 24, 2013: New York University Shanghai is excited to announce the search for Global Academic Fellows specializing in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. The Global Academic Fellowship is designed for high achieving graduates with an interest in leadership and cross cultural communication. The fellowship provides an opportunity to participate in an exceptionally diverse community and to work closely with faculty and students in the formal learning process and in social settings. We seek Global Academic Fellows with a dedication to teaching, mentoring, and an openness and sensitivity to a cosmopolitan community. The Fellowship is also appropriate for students considering a career in higher education. Fellows work closely with faculty and the Office of the Dean of Students, and are exposed to the range of activities that faculty and deans undertake. For more information on the application requirements and process, please refer to https://www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp.
- January 15, 2013: The Graduate School of Science of the University of Tokyo is offering summer research internship opportunities to qualified undergraduate students. The program is a grant program, entitled UTRIP (the University-of-Tokyo Research Internship Program). Please refer to http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/program/ for additional details and application procedures.
- January 10, 2013: The SURPH@Duke Fellowship for Undergraduates is an 8-week summer research experience that focuses on learning how scientific discovery at the bench can be translated to treatment of disease. Students will work with a faculty mentor and carry out an independent research project in the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University Medical Center. Additional information and application can be found at http://pharmacology.mc.duke.edu/surph/surph.html.