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Monday
01/11/21

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program Deadline February 8

Posted by Tim on January 11, 2021 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program is a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in a field related to robotics. The program provides opportunities for high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students and postgraduates to intern at federal national laboratories throughout the United States.  The EERE Robotics Internship Program is sponsored by the EERE Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO).

Apply Now!

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EERE-Robotics-2021

Why should I apply?

You will receive:

  • Hands-on experience in development of future robotics technical, engineering, and advanced manufacturing technologies
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Benefits include stipend, housing and inbound/outbound travel.
    • Stipends:  High school seniors and undergraduate students receive a $600 per week stipend; graduate students and postgraduates receive a $750 per week stipend
    • Housing Allowance: $150 per week for interns whose home location is more than 50 miles from the hosting facility
    • Inbound/Outbound Travel Reimbursement: Up to $1,000 to/from assigned location for interns whose home location is more than 50 miles from the hosting facility

Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2021.
  • Be a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduate of an accredited institution of higher education majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline related to robotics and/or manufacturing.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EERE-Robotics-2021

Deadline

Application and recommendations are due February 8, 2021, 4:00 PM EST.

For more information

Contact us at robotics.internships@orise.orau.gov.

Please share this information with friends and colleagues who may be interested in opportunities with DOE.

Wednesday
12/23/20

2021 Summer Internship Program-Undergraduate Student Research Van Andel Institute (VAI) laboratories

Posted by Tim on December 23, 2020 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

2021 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2021  

INTERNSHIP DETAILS 

The Summer Internship Programs are designed to provide undergraduate college students opportunities to be mentored by professionals in their chosen research field, to become familiar with the use of state-of-the-art scientific equipment and technology, and to learn valuable interpersonal and presentation skills. The goal of these programs is to expose undergraduate college students to exciting advances in biomedical sciences that will help define their career paths.  

For the 2021 Summer Internship Programs, interns will have the opportunity to work in the areas of cell biology, epigenetics, metabolism and nutritional programming, neurodegenerative science and structural biology. For more information on Van Andel Institute (VAI) laboratories, please click here.  

We expect to support 25 – 30 undergraduate student summer internships in VAI research laboratories. Interns will be paired with a scientific investigator and/or their designee for an intense 10-week research experience. Interns will gain an understanding of the latest research methods, instruments, and testing procedures. They will learn how to design experiments and see how their test results can contribute to a larger research project. At the end of each internship program, interns will give an oral presentation or poster presentation about their experience to VAI research staff.  

Thank you to our sponsors and their generous gifts to support summer internship programs: 

·        Meijer Foundation 

·        Maas Family Foundation – Hope College 

·        Van Andel Institute Purple Community – Hope College 

·        Van Andel Institute Graduate School 

PROGRAM TIMELINE 

Summer interns are required to begin on one of two program start dates:  

·        Session I: May 10, 2021 – July 16, 2021  

·        Session II: June 7, 2021- August 13, 2021  

COVID-19 may affect on-site internships. Updates on undergraduate summer internship programs will be provided by the Research Advisory Committee, VAI COVID-19 Task Force and the Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee at: https://vaigs.vai.org/undergrad-research/program-details/  

INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA  

Undergraduate college students must have completed at least one year of higher education (equivalent to 24 credit hours), be enrolled in a science/research related degree program and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.  

Students who have graduated before the start date of the summer internship program (May 10, 2021) are ineligible. If you are currently enrolled as a high school student or in a Master’s degree program, you are ineligible to participate in the undergraduate research summer internship program.  

Van Andel Institute is an Employment Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We strongly encourage undergraduate student applicants from minority serving institutions including historically black colleges & universities, tribal colleges & universities and Hispanic serving institutions, as well as McNair Scholars. 

International students are eligible to apply if they meet the requirements for the program and are legally permitted to work and earn income in the United States. Van Andel Institute does not sponsor visas for interns. 

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION  

An attachment (PDF file format) is required to support your online application:   

A cover letter, resume, and official transcript (or unofficial transcript) will need to be combined as a single PDF file and then uploaded as an attachment with your online application: 

·        A cover letter indicating why you would like to participate in this summer internship and your career goals; 

·        A resume, which includes your education, research experience, skills, volunteer experience, and publications (if any); 

·        Official (or unofficial) transcripts from your college or university. It is important to note you will be responsible for uploading your transcripts to your online application. Any transcripts received via email or from your institutions transcripts delivery service will not be accepted.  

Additional application materials required: 

·        Two (2) current letters of recommendation (due by February 5, 2021) to support your application. Ask professors, research mentors and/or supervisors to submit letters of recommendation, on institute letterhead, in PDF electronic format to undergrad@vai.edu or mailed to the following address:   

Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee (98001/VAIGS)  

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program  

 Van Andel Institute Graduate School / Van Andel Institute

 333 Bostwick Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2518  

HOW TO APPLY 

Before beginning the online employment application, combine your cover letter, resume and transcript as a single pdf file.  

COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION

1.     Click the ”APPLY” button to start VAI’s online employment application   

2.     Review and accept the application certification to continue with completing the online application 

3.     Complete the remainder of the online application including:   

                           i.          Contact information  

                          ii.          Using the “resume/CV document” feature, upload the single PDF file with your cover letter, resume and transcript after you enter your contact information 

                         iii.          Job preferences  

                        iv.          Work authorization status  

                          v.          Education  

                        vi.          Profile attachments – As long as you uploaded your cover letter, resume and transcript under the contact information section, you will not need to upload any additional documents under profile attachments section 

                       vii.          Resume/CV content – As long as you uploaded your cover letter, resume and transcript under the contact information section, you will not need to upload any additional documents under the resume/cv content section 

                      viii.          Pre-employment questions for undergraduate student applicants 

a.     There are 16 pre-employment questions in total.  

b.     All provided fields/sections must be completed accurately and thoroughly for consideration in the Undergraduate Research Student Summer Internship Program 

c.      Please make sure you have reviewed the VAI faculty profiles before answering pre-employment questions. Faculty profiles can be reviewed in alphabetical order by the Lead Investigator’s last name or by research area (or center) 

                        ix.          Voluntary-Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  

                          x.          Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability  

                        xi.          Review Reasonable Accommodation Notice  

INTERVIEW & SELECTION PROCESS 

Complete applications will be reviewed by the Undergraduate & Internship Program Committee and VAI Faculty after February 15, 2021. Applicants selected for interviews are generally contacted by mid-March and employment offers are usually extended by mid-April. If additional summer opportunities become available after this time, your application may be reconsidered.  

Any inquiries regarding your student internship application should be made via e-mail to undergrad@vai.edu; inquiries will receive responses as information becomes available.  

All offers for student intern positions will be contingent upon the satisfactory results of a Background Investigation and Drug Screen.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

Assignments may involve the use of potentially hazardous chemicals, hazardous or radioactive materials, or may be in areas where such materials are used. Adherence to safety policies and procedures along with proper storage and disposal methods are required.  

SALARY 

Based on number of credits earned:

  • 30-50 Undergraduate $11.50/hr
  • 60-89 Undergraduate $12.00/hr
  • 90-119 Undergraduate $12.50/hr
  • 120+ Undergraduate $10.00/hr
Wednesday
12/23/20

NSF Data Analysis and Statistics Summer Internships Deadline to Apply is March 31

Posted by Tim on December 23, 2020 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships

NSF Data Analysis and Statistics Summer Internships

Apply Today!

https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-Summer-2021

Deadline: March 31, 2021 4:00PM EST

The National Science Foundation (NSF), National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) provides policy makers and the public high-quality information on the science and engineering enterprise.

This internship is for participants in a wide variety of fields including, but not limited to: Business Management, Communications and Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Economics, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, and Survey Methodology.

What will I be doing?

As a Research Ambassador intern, you will have the opportunity to explore a federal career and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent and skills in a variety of settings. You will learn and collaborate on projects that make use of expertise from a variety of fields, including survey methodology, survey statistics, economics and other social science disciplines to design, study, implement and conduct national surveys to measure the science and engineering enterprise.  You will also be engaged in research projects, evaluation initiatives, surveys, data collection and specialized analyses.  

What is the anticipated start date?

Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection and in coordination with the selected candidates. Appointments are typically between May and September. 

Where will I be located? Alexandria, VA (Washington D.C. area)

Appointments may result in a virtual placement due to COVID-19 impacts.

What are the benefits?

You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses as determined by NSF. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, and experience. You may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses.

Learn more about the NCSES Research Ambassadors Program at https://orise.orau.gov/ncses/

Questions? Email NSF-NCSES@orise.orau.gov                            

Thursday
09/17/20

Internship Opportunity with Buffalo City Hall

Posted by Tim on September 17, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

Team Fillmore is hiring! Buffalo City Council Member Mitch Nowakowski is looking for a talented, eager intern to join his dynamic team at City Hall who help him serve the community. Office activities include: 

– Planning community outreach events
– Conducting legislative research
– Assisting constituents with City Hall departments
– Scheduling
– Preparation of constituent correspondence
– Working with other Council and local government offices
– Sending regular newsletters to stakeholders 
– And more! 

This is a paid internship and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete the Google Form application at the link below and then send a resume to rcastaneda@city-buffalo.com. Applicants who do not both complete the form and send a resume will not be considered. Please, no phone or email inquiries. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIsyrRQ4yw1rZ6zH8OOCFHVoXlpzMRJ3v4whXP9U-lgH8fpw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2Meu47xILdq8JD1bPzkZd1DzyGloLUCEKeUbhdXyzbG9LI8e1zz1Of8aA

Monday
08/31/20

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Virtual Job and Internship Fair October 5-9

Posted by Tim on August 31, 2020 in Community Announcements, Event, Information Session, Internships, Job Opportunity, Workshops

STEAM Job + Internship Fair is now a week-long virtual fair with the best jobs and internships in science, technology, engineering, arts and math fields with some of the best companies around.October 5-9, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. each day.

Register for STEAM Week in Bullseye powered by Handshake
Friday
05/08/20

Finding a Job or Internship During Covid-19 UB Career Services Virtual Workshops

Posted by Tim on May 8, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Workshops

If you’re struggling to maintain a sense of normalcy right now, we get it. We’re right here with you.   We’ll be the first to admit that it’s hard to predict the future, but we’ll be here to support you through the challenges ahead. So we’ve created a collection of new ways to talk about your concerns and plans for what’s next after COVID-19, featuring topics like:  How can I find an internship I’m interested in? Video interview hacks that work. How to make plans while managing uncertainty? Take the risk following my heart, or play it safe? How do I start a side-hustle?
 
Browse the Virtual Collection
Wednesday
05/06/20

Honors College Social Media/Marketing Internship Opportunity 2020-2021

Posted by Tim on May 6, 2020 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships

The Honors College seeks an intern for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semester to work on social media outreach and marketing efforts.  The internship will earn 2 to 3 credits each semester which will count towards Honors experience credit.  This can be earned either by completing an Honors petition or getting academic credit through your department.  The schedule is flexible, but our intern will be expected to work 6-10 hours per week (depending on the desired credit). 

Learning Opportunities:

  • Learn how the Honors College utilizes the following social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snap Chat.
  • Participate in the planning and preparation for special events: Open House, Discovery Day, Life Raft Debate, Colloquium Kick-off, Honors International Cafe, Graduation and other campus or Honors events as your class schedule permits.  This may include creation of marketing/promotional materials, website updates, photography, and more.
  • Creating and Editing Videos.
  • Knowledge of Helpful Smartphone Apps and Shortcuts.
  • Editing and revising documents/marketing brochures for prospective students.
  • Running queries, creating documents and presentations utilizing Microsoft Office tools.
  • Updating/maintaining the Honors Highlights email and Honorable mention blogs.

The intern will provide a presentation to the Honors College staff on Honors College social media and marketing outreach results from the semester.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and a brief statement about why you are interested in the internship to Tim Matthews: trm7@buffalo.eduThe deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, 2020 by 4:30 p.m.

If selected for an interview, those will take place between May 18, 2020 and May 22, 2020.

Sunday
04/26/20

UB Linguistics Department internship (LIN 496), Spring 2020

Posted by Tim on April 26, 2020 in Honors Experiences, Internships

UB Linguistics Department internship (LIN 496) Would you like to earn UB credit, gain valuable teaching experience, and make a contribution to your community at the same time?  The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is offering a Teaching Internship for the Spring 2020 semester, which places UB undergraduate students in the Buffalo Public Schools as a teacher’s aide or tutor, to work with children on developing their language and literacy skills.  This internship is open to students from any major and grade level who are native or near-native speakers of English and have at least a 2.0 GPA.  For three credits, interns work 112 hours over the course of the semester (about 8-10 hours per week), in a classroom or tutoring room in one of the public schools.  Interns can be placed in an early childhood school, an elementary school, a middle school, or a high school; the children in the schools include Spanish-English bilinguals, international students, and English-speaking urban students. There are also sometimes a very small number of slots for interns to work with school psychologists, guidance counselors, or social workers.  (CDS majors interested in working with an SLP should contact their own department first to inquire about their internship program.) To find out more about the Linguistics Department internship, or to request an application, please stop by Dr. David Fertig’s office, 638 Baldy Hall (Fall office hours: Monday 2:00–3:00 p.m. and Friday, 11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.) or e-mail him at: fertig@buffalo.edu, with a cc to Graduate Teaching Assistant Thaddeus Okon <tjokon@buffalo.edu>. (Please include “LIN 496 Internship” in the subject line of your e-mail.)

Monday
04/20/20

Connect with Honors Alumni via Career Connections Network

Posted by Tim on April 20, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Networking

Connect with Honors Alumni via Career Connections Network—Honors affiliation just added!

The UB Career Connector Network is a powerful online platform that facilitates one-to-one career connections for UB alumni and students seeking career tips and advice. Sign in to the platform, fill out your profile (make sure to check “Honors” under Associations) and start connecting with UB Honors alumni or current Honors Scholars seeking networking and other career opportunities, particularly during this time of social distancing.

Friday
02/14/20

Hillel Summer Internship Program: Find Yourself in Buffalo

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2020 in Internships

Need a job this summer that will enhance your resume? The Hillel Summer Internship Program is an 8 week paid internship and cohort experience open to incoming Jewish sophomores, juniors and seniors who are either enrolled in a Buffalo area college or university or who are from Buffalo and attend school out of town. Students will be placed in internships across Buffalo that match their professional goals and that will provide them with relevant, hands-on experience and mentorship. On Fridays students will participate group processing and immersive learning experiences, such as a networking power lunch with local Jewish professionals, volunteering with refugees, and a tour of a start-up incubator in Buffalo.

Applications are due Friday, February 28th

Visit https://www.hillelofbuffalo.org/summer-internship-program for more info and to apply.