Monday, December 12, 2011

Summer Undergrad Research Scholarship Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Undergraduate Students who would like to pursue biomedical research are invited to apply for a 10-week paid scholarship this summer at the Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied sciences, health care, pre-med, or related fields. Online application and information: http://www/ Application deadline is January 20, 2012 and the program runs from June 4 until August 10, 2012.

University of North Texas Summer 2012 NSF-REU Research Program

The University of North Texas invites you to apply for the summer 2012 NSF-REU program. The ten-week program begins June 4 and offers a $5,000 stipend, plus housing. Funds are available to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site which is located at the northern outskirts of Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Applications are due by March 1, 2012 and should be sent to: Shawn Adams, Chemistry NSF-REU Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, 1155 University Circle #305070, Denton, TX 76203; phone: 940-565-4372. For more information and an application go to:

Summer Undergraduate Research in Chemistry & Biochemistry at Georgia Tech

Chemistry and Biochemistry majors who will be juniors or seniors during the 2011-2012 school year are invited to apply for a ten-week (May 21-July 27, 2012) research program. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $5,000, a travel allowance, and housing. Applications are available at or write: Cameron Tyson, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA 30332-0400. Phone: (404) 894-8227. Email: Application Deadline is February 15, 2012. Early submissions are encouraged!

Friday, November 18, 2011

10 Week Summer Internship - CDC's National Center for Environmental Health & The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The NCEH/ATSDR are offering a 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. Interns will be based at CDC/ATSDR's Chamblee Campus and will be paid a stipend of approximately $600 a week during the course of the program. Program runs from June 13 to August 17, 2012. You must be a US citizen or be a Permanent Resident with a green card. You must be a full time student enrolled in a college or university as a rising junior or senior by Fall 2012 and have a minum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Application due date is February 1, 2012. For more information and application instructions please go to their website at: Also, you can email Lt. Cory Kokko or Jay Nielsen with any questions at:

Monday, November 14, 2011

University of Delaware - Marine Science Summer Internship - Summer Research

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware supported by a grant from the NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences is offering this REU program supporting 10 undergraduate students to conduct research in Marine Science. Minority groups underrepresented in Science are strongly encouraged. The program runs 10 weeks (June 4- August 10). Student support includes $5,500 stipend, campus housing and travel assistance. The application form and instructions are available at If you need further information, please go to: Any questions, please call Ana Dittel 302-645-4275 or email her at Application deadline is February 17, 2012.

Virginia Tech Summer Undergraduate Research Program

With support from the National Science Foundation, Virginia Tech is offering another outstanding Summer Undergraduate Research Program this summer. Applications are being accepted in both the sciences and engineering on the topic of Design and Delivery of Polymer-Drug Complexes. The program runs from May 22 - August 3, 2012 and a stipend of $6,300 is being offered. APPLY EARLY. All completed applications must be in before February 1, 2012 since this is the date that they will begin to be reviewed. For more information and to apply online, visit the website at

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) Program - West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience

West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience has an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in their 10-week SURI program. The program will run from May 23, - August 3, 2012 and offers students a $3,000 stipend and $1,000 housing stipend. Deadline for applications is February 1, 2012 with awards being announced no later than March 1, 2012. Please go to for an application and further information.

Summer Program at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri

The Stowers Summer Scholars Program is a ten-week commitment for undergraduate science majors who will have completed 60 undergraduate credit hours with at least a 3.5 GPA. A stipend is $4,000, travel to and from the program and housing is also covered by the program. Applications will be accepted online until February 1, 2012. For application and more information, please go to If you need to speak to the director please contact Dr. Ana J. Pedraza at 816-926-4400 or email

NSF REU site for Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering - The University of Akron

The University of Akron is pleased to announce that the NSF REU site for Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering will again be accepting applications for the summer of 2012. This year's stipend is $7,000 and the deadline for applications is February 1, 2012. Application and information can be found on: If you have any questions, please contact Kelli Fetter at 330-972-7667 or by email at

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program - SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY

College of Graduate Studies at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY will again be offering the SURF Program. The program will run from June 11 through August 17th, 2012 and is intended for students who are finishing their junior year and are good prospective candidates for careers in biomedical research. For on-line application and more information, please go to: Application deadline is February 15, 2012. If you need to contact the program director please email Dr. Mark Schmitt,

Summer Undergraduate Research Program - UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is sponsoring the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program. For information and an application please go to: The Quantitative and Physical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF) program is also being offered. Please go to for further information. Both programs run from June 4th through August 10th, 2012 and offer a stipend of $4,000 and free housing. Application deadline is February 9, 2012.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Gerstner Sloan-Kettering, New York, NY

Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences sponsors a 10-week research program for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. Please go to for and application and more information. The program begins the first Monday in June and runs for 10 consecutive weeks. A stipend of $4,000 and free housing is being offered. The deadline for submission of all application materials is February 1. Applicants will be notified of a decision between March 1 and March 15. Feel free to email the program at:

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2011 UCI Chemistry Department NSF REU Chem-SURF Program

University of California Irvine Chemistry Department is launching its 4th year of NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Chem-SURF Program this summer. Updated information with new research abstracts, flyer, and application can be found at the link below. The application deadline is April 11, 2011. Please go to the following link for more information and application:

Friday, March 25, 2011

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Summer Internship

The US EPA Region 9 is accepting applications for the Summer 2011 Internship Program. This exciting opportunity is for students in the science and engineering fields to deepen their understanding of the role of the federal government in climate change, water quality protection, air quality improvement, etc. Applications will be accepted during the week of March 28 until April 1, 2011. Position Title is Physical Science Technician. (More information on flyer on the bulletin board in Mendel 211.) Please go to In the "WHAT" box on the top right hand corner of the page, type announcement number: LV-R9-OT-2011-0001. Create your profile in Upload your resume into your profile, and upload a copy of your most recent college transcripts.

Friday, February 18, 2011

University of Southern California NSF/REU Summer Program

Department of Chemistry University of Southern California offers a NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates which runs from June 1 to August 6, 2011. A stipend plus housing, meals, Student Health Insurance, and travel costs are included. There is a broad selection of research groups in inorganic/biochemistry, physical/theoretical and organic/materials Chemistry. This program is open to sophomores or juniors who are US citizens or permanent residents, women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Please fill out an application online by March 15, 2011.

Syracuse Biomaterials Institute Summer Research

Syracus Biomaterials Institute seeks applications from undergarduates interested in research on biomaterials: synthetic and natural substances to treat disease or injury. It will run from June 6 until August 12, 2011. There is a $5,000 stipend plus university housing. The location of the program is in the new SBI Central Research Facility at Syracuse University, SUNNY ESF, and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Undergraduate students majoring in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology and Physics with interest in Biomaterials Science are all eligible for this program. Application Deadline is March 15, 2011. To apply and for more information, or call us at 315-443-3544 Program Directors can be contacted: Professor Julie Hasenwinkel or Professor Patrick Mather at

Thursday, February 10, 2011

MATCH Teacher Residency - looking for graduating seniors

The program, MATCH Teacher Residency, in Boston, is looking for college graduates to become teachers. They offer intensive training and help students find positions in high-need schools. This program will continue to support them as they begin their careers in the classroom. For information on this program, please go to:

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

University of Nevada Las Vegas - Summer Research Experience

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Environmental Microbiology at the University of Las Vegas. This is a ten week program running from June 6th to August 12, 2011. The stipend is $5,000 and there is complimentary campus housing, along with round trip airfare. Application deadline: March 11, 2011. Apply online at For further information, please contact Dr. Kurt M. Regner 702-895-1071.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Summer 2011 Employment Opportunities

Instructors and Teaching Assistants wanted. Center for Talented Youth (CTY), Johns Hopkins University, are seeking highly talented students to fill instructor/teaching assistant positions. Please contact J. Timothy Perry, or call 410-735-6185. Please go to the website, for application and more information.

MARM 2011 - May 21-24

You are cordially invited to participate in MARM 2011. Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open! The Chemical Society of Washington Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 42nd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM 2011) on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland from Saturday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 24. The meeting's theme for this event is "International Year of Chemistry 2011." This meeting will feature national and international leaders in the chemical sciences and will include a broad selection of exciting and informative symposia.

NYU Science and Math in London

Earn credits toward a major in mathematics, prehealth, or the sciences at NYU London. This study abroad curriculum offers exceptional opportunities for you to gain valuable credits toward your degree while staying on track with rigorous science and math courses. Housing is guaranteed, and the on-site staff organizes trips and activites through the semester. (The American Medical College Application Service AMCAS accepts only science courses taken at American postsecondary institutions prior to medical school admission. NYU London offers science courses that the AMCAS approves for medical school admittance.) Apply early to increase your chances of receiving a study abroad scholarship. Visit our website at for a comprehensive, up-to-date listing of courses and scholarship opportunities.

Polymer Science & Polymer Engineering NSF REU

The University of Akron will once again accept applications for NSF REU Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering for the summer of 2011. This year's stipend amount is $7,000. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2011. This is for undergraduate students who are currently sophomores or juniors, although we have a few freshmen. The application and more information can be found on our website: If you have any questions, please contact Kelli Fetter, REU Coordinator at 330-972-7667 or by email at

Monday, February 7, 2011

Villanova University Career Center Job & Internship Fair

On February 8th (Arts and Business) and February 9th (Engineering, Science & Technology), Villanova's Career Center is hosting their annual Job & Internship Fairs. Please go to

Villanova University On-Campus Recruiting Bulletins

Chemistry/Biochemistry Students please check out your bulletin board in the chemistry student lounge (Mendel 211) for on-campus recruiting bulletins #10, 11 and 12.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

REU - The Chemistry of Energy Research at Penn State

The Department of Chemistry at Penn State University invites highly motivated undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry majors to participate in chemistry research. Students will work for ten weeks in energy-related chemical research with an outstanding group of research mentors conducting an independent project. In addition to a generous stipend, we will provide convenient and comfortable on-campus housing and reimbursement for travel costs. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The program runs from June 1st to August 5, 2011. Application Deadline is March 1, 2011. For more information and to apply, visit: For any questions, please phone: 814-865-4543; or email:

NSF funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program at Kent State

Kent State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Liquid Crystal Institute are seeking applicants for a NSF funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program. The program is on Liquid Crystals - Synthetic and Natural Systems. It will be held from June 6th through August 12, 2011. Participants will be provided with a salary of $4,500, as well as housing in the Centennial Court Dormitories. Travel support is provided as needed. For information go to: or Review of applications begins March 1st, 2011.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

STA Interviews at Villanova University - Feb. 7, 2011

A representative from SOUTHERN TEACHERS AGENCY (STA) will be interviewing at Villanova University on Monday, February 7, 2011 in Garey Hall. The interviews start at 8:45 am and run until 4:00 pm. We look forward to meeting students who are interested in careers as teachers, counselors, coaches, and administrators in private/independent PK-12 schools around the south. Please encourage your students to attend. Please be sure to stop by and learn about the various opportunities STA has to offer!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The University of Alabama Summer Undergraduate Research Participation Program

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alabama, is offering a ten-week program which will begin May 30, 2011. Participants will be paid a $5,000 stipend, and provided housing in on-campus apartments. Application for the UA-REU are available by calling 205-348-5954. Students can apply online at Applications are due March 1, 2011.

University of Kansas - Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The University of Kansas Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is offering a ten-week program for undergraduate students to participate in paid laboratory research. The program runs from May 25th to August 2, 2011. Students will receive competitive stipends to cover room and board costs. If you are interested or need further information, please visit or call Ann Heptig 785-864-4820;

Georgia Institute of Technology - REU Summer program

Georgia Tech will be hosting 9 REU participants this summer focusing loosely on the theme of Aquatic Chemical Ecology. The application deadline is February 15, 2011. For details, application process and contact information on the program, please visit the program website at

Providence College - The Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT)

Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT) is recruiting young people with a major in your academic area to consider applying to PACT which is a two year service teaching program within the Department if Graduate Studies at Providence College. Application information and forms are available at or call 401-865-2657

UNL Chemistry Faculty/Student Summer Research Program

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Chemistry announces a summer research experience for a faculty and student pair for Summer 2011; they are seeking one pair (professor and undergraduate student) from a four-year college. Summer stipends will be provided, and it is anticipated that the collaboration will continue during the 2011/2012 academic year. The summer stipend for the professional member will be $6,000 per month for up to two full months of full-time commitment to the project. The student will receive $5,000 plus room and board for 10 weeks of commitment to the projection. Application deadline: March 2011. For more information, please visit

Thursday, January 6, 2011

NSF funded REU Summer Program at SUNY at Buffalo

The Chemistry Department at State University of New York at Buffalo will be hosting REU summer program funded by NSF. They will begin accepting applications on January 5, 2011. For more information and to apply, please go to:

ACS Philadelphia Section 11th Annual Poster Session

On Thursday, February 10, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Temple University (the Mitten Hall Great Court, Philadelphia, PA) the American Chemical Association will be holding their 11th Annual Poster Session. All are invited to participate and attend. This is an excellent opportunity for students to present their research. Abstracts for posters may be submitted in ALL areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biochemistry. (Abstracts in ACS electronic format should be submitted to by January 28th, 2011. You must include: electronic copy, professor's name, principal author's name and level of study (undergraduate, graduate, high school), affiliation of all authors and institutions involved in submitted work.) Because of a donation from the Dow Corporation, there will be prizes awarded to the best posters. Deadline for registration is February 1, 2011. Please register at Cost is $15 wich covers admission and refreshments (drinks, dinner, dessert).

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

NASA Summer Undergraduate Internships in Astrobiology

NASA's Goddard Center for Astrobiology Summer Undergraduate Insternships has six to eight spots open for undergraduate students who wish to gain research experience in areas related to Astrobiology, such as observational and laboratory astrochemistry, composition of comets and meteorites, infrared astronomy (spectrosopy and physics of comets, planets, and exoplanets), dynamics of the proto-planetary disk, advanced instrument development, and so on. This is a ten-week program and consists of one-on-one research with a scientist or member of the GCA team. Deadline is February 1, 2011 for more information and application, please visit the SUIA web site:

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2) Summer Research

The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels is now seeking applications for the 2011 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Visit for application requirements. Completed applications must be received as of February 20, 2011 at 11:59 PM. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Center Coordinator at or call 303-735-2503

Research Position Available - Drexel University

Drexel University College of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology has a opening for a BS-level research technician to pursue studies of the nuclear pore complex. This is a one-year, full time position with benefits and as such it is ideal for newly graduated Chemistry majors who are looking to bolster their research experience before applying to graduate or medical school. (See posting on Chemistry Computer Lounge bulletin board in M211) They seek a highly motivated, recently graduated chemistry major to participate in a new collaboration between the laboratories of Lynn Penn and Pat Loll. They are hoping to fill this position by June 2011. Interested candidates should send a CV, a brief description of their research experience, and 2-3 reference letters to

Monday, January 3, 2011

National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry

IOTA SIGMA PI is soliciting nominations for the following awards and scholarships: 2011 Agnes Fay Morgan Research Award; 2011 Centennial Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011 Violet Diller Award for Professional Excellence; 2011 National Honorary Member. Deadline for submission is FEBRUARY 15, 2011 for the annual awards and FEBRUARY 15, 2011 for the triennial awards. All nomination forms and criteria for the awards and scholarships are in the Chemistry Student Computer Lounge (M211). The award amounts are $500 for the Agnes Fay Morgan Research Award and the Centennial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and $1,0000 for the Violet Diller Award for Professional Excellence, and $1500 for the National Honorary Member. This can be the start of an award dossier, we will hold nominations for up to three years. For more information please contact Dr. Sara N. Paisner, or call her at (919) 469-2500 x 2490.