Student Opportunities Elsewhere

Student Opportunities Elsewhere

Find out about jobs, internships, etc. Check back frequently. 2015 Research Experiences for Undergraduates: deadline is 2/1/15; 2015 summer undergraduate research program

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The SETI Institute is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2015 REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) program in Astronomy and Planetary Science.

Undergraduate students in fields such as astronomy, biology, geology, chemistry, and physics are invited to apply to
spend 10 weeks in the San Francisco Bay area working on a scientific research project in the field of astronomy or planetary science. Students receive a stipend, travel, and living expenses. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Applications are due by February 1, 2015.

For more information, visit or contact Jean Chiar,, 650-810-0233.

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Operation Wallacea is a biodiversity research and conservation management organization hosting scientific expeditions in Indonesia, Transylvania, South Africa, Madagascar, Peru, Guyana, Honduras, and Mexico. These research sites are run in remote locations with the help of university volunteers and academics from around the world.

Students can join the research expeditions during the summer months to gain experience with field research and data collection:

  • Research Assistants – volunteers gain experience performing various survey methods and taking field ecology training courses; serves as a volunteer-based internship and some credit options are available.
  • Thesis Students – Operation Wallacea provides support for students to collect data for a thesis project at the undergraduate or Master’s level.
  • Expedition Medicine Course – a chance for Pre-Med students to experience field medicine with expedition teams working in remote areas.

There are funding opportunities available from within our organization. Most importantly, all the research goes towards protecting valuable ecosystems by levering funding and monitoring the success of various conservation management strategies. To learn more about these research opportunities and conservation management programs, please feel free to email us at for more details.

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At Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School's doctoral training and summer undergraduate research program, both of which allow students to work in research areas directly applicable to human disease.

Established in 2006, our graduate school provides an interactive environment in which students get the full benefit of the close integration of basic science, clinical research, and patient care for which Memorial Sloan Kettering is known. Our programs offer students a wide range of learning and research opportunities with our internationally renowned faculty in a highly innovative and collegial scientific and clinical environment.

Please visit our web site at to find out more about us.


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Bowdoin College

A five-year, benefits-eligible position for an NIH-sponsored project on the molecular basis of neuronal regeneration in adult crickets. Responsibilities include: managing the day-to-day operation of the lab (e.g. ordering supplies and equipment, preparing solutions); collaborating with students; and participating significantly in research projects. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

Bachelor’s degree in biology or related field is required.

Apply and learn more about it here:


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