Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sigma Xi Student Research Day - Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Thomas Jefferson University Chapter of Sigma Xi presents Sigma Xi Student Research Day on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm.  Abstract Submission:  February 3rd to March 3rd, 2014.   Please go to for further information, submission and registration.  There will be  poster presentations by undergraduate, graduate and medical students; no submission fee; prizes awarded for best poster as selected by a panel of judges; New Special Prize category for Sigma Xi members; Potter Lecture by Dr. Gavril Pasternak at 4:00 pm with a reception following the lecture.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2014 Louis Stoke Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Experience

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has openings for their 2014 Summer Research Program for Undergraduates.  Application Deadline:  March 3, 2014.  This program is for underrepresented STEM students who are US citizens or permanent residents.  There is a stipend and summer housing will be provided.   Program runs from June 8 to August 2, 2014.   Please contact Heather Carbary at for more information

Friday, February 14, 2014

University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science accepting applications for Master's Program in Nanotechnology

The University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science is currently accepting applications for its Master's program in Nanotechnology.   The program has options for Nanotechnology and Energy, Nanotechnology in Health Care, Nanoelectronics and more.   For more information, please visist:   Application deadline for Fall 2014 is March 15, 2014.   Open House is February 18th from 5-6:30 pm, RSVP at

Johns Hopkins Summer Employment Opportunities

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth have job opportunities for this coming Summer. The positions are: teaching assistant, resident assistant, program assistant, general assistant, health assistant, instructor and various administrative positions. Dates are: Session 1 - June 26-July 19; Session 2 - July 19-August 9. For more information, go to: If you would like to contact them please email or call 410-735-6185.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

University of Alabama 2014 Undergraduate Research Participation Program (NSF Supported)

The University of Alabama is pleased to announce their 2014 Undergraduate Research Participation (SURP) program, support by the NSF for students (preferably juniors, who will be seniors in the 2014-2015 academic year) who plan to attend graduate school in chemistry or a related field. Each student who is chosen to participate will receive a $5,000 stipend plus on-campus housing in furnished apartment during the 10-week program (May 25 - August 2, 2014). Please apply online at (There are applications in the Chemistry Majors Student Lounge.) Any questions, please call 205-348-5954. The deadline for receipt of the application is February 28, 2014.

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins, Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University

The Department of Biochemistry at Purdue University is now accepting applications for a NSF sponsored REU program in the summer of 2014. This is a ten week program that runs from May 27 to August 1, 2014. (Please note that program dates cannot be modified.)  Campus housing and round-trip transportation to West Lafayette, IN plus a $5,000 stipend. You must be an undergraduate who has completed at least 4 semesters of college and have at least one semester of college remaining after the summer of 2014. You need a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more information, go to: To apply you need 2 faculty letters of recommendation and an official transcript. Applications submitted by February 14 will receive priority consideration. to apply:

Unviersity of Kansas Undergraduate Summer Program - Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas offers a ten-week program (May 27 to August 1, 2014) for undergraduate students to participate in paid laboratory research. Students will perform independent research under the supervision of faculty members, applying chemical principles to problems involving drugs and related molecules. Undergraduates who have completed their junior year by the beginning of the summer are encouraged to apply, but highly qualified sophomore students will be considered. Participants will receive a competitive stipend plus room and board costs. Applications received before February 14, 2014 will receive priority consideration. To learn more and to apply, please go to the following website: or contact Ann Heptig, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, 2095 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66047-3729 (785) 864-4820;

NSF's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences at Univeristy of Southern California

The University of Southern California's Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences are soliciting applications to their summer undergraduate research program. This is a eight-week (June 15 - August 9, 2014) program and is an opportunity for students to conduct research in residence in their Chemistry Department. Housing, student health insurance, and travel costs are covered by the department and students will also receive a stipend. Sophomores and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply online by visiting:   Application deadline is February 24, 2013. For more information, please contact Anahit Martirosyan by email at