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Find out about jobs, internships, etc. Check back frequently. Summer Opportunities in Biostatistics; Internships; JOB OPENING: Internships through Rosetta Commons, Johns Hopkins, and FORCES; Volunteeer RA's needed in AFRICA: summer '16; 2015 summer undergraduate research programs

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Six Summer Institutes in Biostatistics (SIBS) are scheduled for the summer of 2016.

SIBS are open to all US undergraduate and beginning graduate students (US citizens or permanent residents) and are sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Center for Research Resources. The programs have been very successful, but space is limited!

SIBS introduces quantitatively oriented participants to Biostatistics. Students learn about the applications of statistical methods to biomedical research through coursework and hands-on experience working with real data collected in major clinical studies. Each of the program sites has its own unique features, but they all have a well-conceived, balanced agenda and an outstanding staff of dedicated investigators and professors. No specific training in statistics is required as a prerequisite.

Participants receive college credit that can transfer back to their home institutions. All costs are covered including tuition, housing, and all meals. Students may apply to more than one program, but should accept only one.

For more information, including dates for summer 2016 and online applications to individual programs, please visit our program web sites:

 

Boston University
Emory University
University of Colorado Denver
University of Iowa
University of Minnesota
NC State University - Duke Clinical Research Institute



 


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Internship Scholarships 

Applications are available January 25, 2016 and due no later than February 26, 2016

Class of 2008: Through the generosity of the Class of 2008, this scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore, or junior student who has an UNPAID internship in the Summer of 2016. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION.

Washington, D.C: This scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore or junior student who has an UNPAID OR PAID internship in the Washington, D.C. area for the summer of 2016. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good academic & judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and will demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.  CLICK HERE FOR AN APPLICATION.

*Please note: graduating seniors, International students and graduating seniors continuing in PT and/or OT programs at Ithaca College are ineligible for internship scholarships. Additionally, students who receive full tuition assistance (such as Park Scholars) or students who do not receive financial aid are ineligible for internship scholarships.


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Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology

 Offers graduate student mentoring and faculty guidance with paid housing, stipend, and a travel allowance. 
 
Contact Camille Bryant, cbrant@jhu.edu for summer '16 research opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Interested in local parks and recreation internships?  Get details here.

Each semester FORCES provides many internship and research opportunities open to a wide variety of majors and minors. At the link above you will find a listing of all of the opportunities that FORCES has shared with us, along with descriptions of the projects and contact information.

Students may be particularly interested in:

  • Academic Research
  • Data Management
  • Fish & Wildlife Management
  • Natural Resource Management programs.

Information regarding Spring 2016 opportunities will be coming out shortly!


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Raven Adventures announces it's search for The Big Cat Research Project.

Please note: exact trip dates are dependent on airline and park availability.

Trip 1: May 30th – June 14th, 2016
Trip 2: June 15th – 29th, 2016
Trip 3: June 30th – July 14th, 2016

The Project is an on going study with the goal of creating a comprehensive photo identification catalog and behavioral record of all big cats inhabiting a 7,000 Sq mile area. In addition, elephant, rhino, zebra and many more South African species will be encountered as we search for big cats throughout Kruger National Park. See the link above for further details.


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