Full, Part-time and Summer Jobs

REU Opportunity Summer 2017: "Research Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity"

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity. This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.

The program provides:

  • High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab
  • Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP
  • One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields
  • Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills
  • $5250 stipend for 10 weeks
  • Housing in shared apartments and field station
  • Travel reimbursement of up to $600

For more information on the program, research projects or to apply please visit: http://science.utep.edu/cdb-reu/

Enquiries: CDB-REU@utep.edu

Now Accepting Student Applications for Fully-Funded Int'l Summer Research!

Apply now to participate in fully-funded international research projects focusing on health and health disparities with the Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program through Christian Brothers University!

Applications are available at: http://www.cbu.edu/mhirt.

Note: Application deadlines are Dec. 16 (earlybird) and Dec. 30 (final).


2017 Summer Research at Nemours Program Announcements

We have two unique summer research scholarship opportunities for undergraduates at Nemours in Wilmington, DE that we hope you will share with your education community!

The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is accepting applications for 10 funded summer Research Scholar positions for our Summer 2017 program. NSURP offers opportunities consisting of both basic and applied (clinical) biomedical research projects.

The Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is accepting applications for 6 funded summer Research Scholar positions through their Health Equities Summer Research Program (HESSP). The focus of all of these research projects is health disparities. Most are epidemiologic in nature.

Online applications will be accepted from December 1, 2016 through January 15, 2017. The deadline for submission of letters of reference is January 27, 2017.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time of application, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 (NSURP only), and interest in basic and applied sciences, healthcare, health disparities, public health or related fields. During the 10 week paid scholarship program that begins June 5th, 2017 and ends August 11th, 2017, Nemours research faculty will guide students through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data, and communicating results. Training will be provided on human subjects protection and animal welfare. Both programs share programming and activities. Students participate in enrichment activities during the summer including the opportunity to shadow clinicians, attend grand rounds and research seminars, and participate in discussions about medical and academic research careers. All students will present their research project and findings to the Nemours community via poster sessions and oral presentations. Family and friends are invited to attend these events.

Additional information and the online application are available at: www.NemoursResearch.org/Scholarship.

Below are the 2017 NSURP and HESSP Flyers

2017 NSURP Flyer.pdf
2017 HESSP Flyer final.pdf

Paid Internship Opportunity

MilliporeSigma, headquartered in Saint Louis, is currently looking for an individual to join the Global Pricing Team as a PAID intern. Applicants must have a chemistry and/or biology background and be able to work at least 20 hours/week during the school year and 30 hours/week during the summer. Work hours can be coordinated with class schedules by semester. The position term is for a calendar year with possible extension.

This internship mainly involves the cross matching of MilliporeSigma scientific products to our competitors' products using an array of resources. A student who has completed their sophomore year in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related degree is preferred. If you are interested, please contact us via email and provide:

  • A current resume
  • Any science courses, completed or in progress
  • Preferred contact information
Contact Information: USCustomerPricing@sial.com

About Us:

MilliporeSigma is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Our chemical and biochemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing.

MilliporeSigma operates in 38 countries and has 7,900 employees providing excellent service worldwide. MilliporeSigma is committed to Accelerating Customers' Success through Innovation and Leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service.

Donald Danforth Plant Center

The Kellogg lab at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a paid summer Intern position.

The successful applicant will be responsible for general lab duties such as basic lab preparation and upkeep, data collection, supply stocking and tracking, media preparation, assist with lab and greenhouse work, and facilitate with staff support. The individual must have a basic understanding of sterile technique and be able to maintain a clean and organized work environment. The successful individual must be willing to work within a team setting, as well as demonstrate the ability to manage a variety of tasks within the working hours. The incumbent will split time between Washington University in St. Louis and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and must be able to provide their own transportation to both locations. This position is available to individuals who are currently an undergraduate student at a university/college or a planning on attending one in the fall. Preferences will be given to candidates who are pursuing a Bachelor degree in a science-related discipline. Laboratory experience or coursework is preferred, but not required. The candidate should also have a familiarity of computer programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, use of scripting languages or willingness to learn one is a plus. Start date is as soon as possible, end date in late summer.

Please send a cover letter, detailed resume/CV, and contact information for three (3) references to: careers@danforthcenter.org with 'Intern' in the subject line.

The Center for Open Science

The Center for Open Science (http://cos.io) is looking to hire several recent graduates of undergraduate programs for the Project Coordinator position. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, detail orientated, organized, and passionate about scientific research and the reproducibility of it. It is our mission to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research, and the project coordinator would be working closely with a team to foster these goals.

Join us to work on changing the way science is done. Prior Project Coordinators have made projects like the Reproducibility Project: Psychology a reality, and have used their experience to earn entrance to top graduate school programs. Our initiatives receive frequent attention in the top scientific journals and newspapers around the world, including Science Magazine, Discover Magazine, New York Times, Washington Post, and National Geographic.

See our website for more details: https://cos.io/news/.

SSMHealth Seeking exceptional people

Want to be part of a Mission-focused team that makes a real difference in people's lives? Would you like to help improve the health and wellness for people across our community? Clinical Lab Scientist Students

Research Opportunity in Neurobiology and Genomics

This opportunity is in the Department of Pathology and Immunology and is located on the Washington University Medical School Campus. The lab is an exciting, fast-paced research environment with a team of fun and highly motivated undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs. This opportunity is particularly suitable for graduating seniors who wish to participate in research for a couple years prior to applying to graduate or medical school.

Job Type/Schedule
This opportunity is full-time, 40 hours per week.

Essential Functions
The present opening is for a highly motivated individual to work at the interface of genomics and neurobiology studying the development and diseases of the visual system in fish, bird and mammalian models and to help to develop cures for blindness. As part of this work, you will have the opportunity to participate in both national and international collaborations. For more details about our lab, please see the following website: http://pathology.wustl.edu/~corbolab/

Required Qualifications
Successful candidates will be highly independent, creative and self-motivated problem solvers who wish to play a lead role in both collaborative and independent research projects. No prior knowledge specifically related to the work is required, but a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field is preferred. Some experience with molecular and cellular biology or genetics/genomics/bioinformatics will be considered a plus.

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits This opportunity is eligible for full-time benefits.

To learn more about this position, please email Joe Corbo (jcorbo@wustl.edu)

Barnes Jewish Hospital:
ScribeAmerica Emergency Room Scribe

Job Highlights

  • Offers paid one-on-one time with physicians
  • Paid training providing a crash course in medicine.
  • Wages are $8/hr initially, raised to $10 per hour after the initial training period
  • Flexible shift scheduling, with weekend shifts available.
  • It is an excellent resume builder for any pre-healthcare professional school, including medical schools, physician assistant schools, nursing school, etc.

How to Apply
Go to http://www.scribeamerica.com/apply and search for the St. Louis, MO location. If you have any questions or concerns, you may email me at barnesjewishscribes@scribeamerica.com.

The ER physician group at Barnes Jewish Hospital is creating a brand-new scribe program for their physicians. They have contracted our company ScribeAmerica to hire and train their scribes. Accordingly, we are recruiting outstanding students interested in careers in medicine to begin staffing their program. Our company is the largest scribe company in the United States and we staff over 1,000 sites across 48 states.

The job opportunity is called a "Medical Scribe." We act as personal assistants to the physician and perform all of their non-patient-care tasks. These include documentation, patient tracking, organization, and much more. We are looking for extremely motivated, sharp, and adaptable students who perform well in a fast-paced and high-energy environment. Because adaptable students who perform well in a fast-paced and high-energy environment. Because you will work one-on-one with a board certified physician for the entirety of their shift you become intimately familiar with medicine. It is extremely exciting work; you see everything from cardiac arrest, to strokes, gunshot wounds, and much more. Additionally, you gain first-hand experience documenting exactly like a physician; a skill that is invaluable later for any career in health.

There is both theoretical classroom training and applied training live on the hospital floor. Because of the rigors of training, all hours spent training are paid. Both time in the classroom and time on the hospital floor are compensated. After training, shifts last 8-9 hours each, and we ask for a minimum of two shifts per week. Additionally, since we personally commit over 100 hours of training for each employee, there is verbal commitment of two years of work. The raining starts at $8.00 per hour, and raises to $10.00 per hour after you have proved your ability to work independently. Additionally, we are looking to hire a chief scribe and trainers to run the program at this hospital so career opportunities are available for noteworthy candidates.

There are few other opportunities that allow for such direct exposure to the physician medical decision making process: and this opportunity is paid. This job is one of a kind; those who have excelled as scribes have consistently progressed to have successful careers in medicine. If you especially impress a physician, they will be happy to provide a strong letter of recommendation for medical school. Additionally, the medical terminology acquired during your time as a scribe will put you leagues above your other classmates later in school. To find out more information visit www.scribeamerica.com or contact me directly through the email above. I look forward to reading your applications!

Scribe Job Description.pdf and SA Recruitment ERScribes 1.pdf

More Opportunities

Danforth Campus

  • The WUSTL Summer School is looking to recruit current WUSTL undergraduate and graduate students to fill a number of positions available with our middle school, high school, and international summer programs. Positions are available to view on our website: https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/jobs?

WU Medical Campus

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO.

Saint Louis

Beyond Saint Louis

Students looking for work: (posted alphabetically with CV)

  • Student looking for part-time work. Resume

For more information, go to the help getting started webpage

(email Frances Thuet to be added or removed from this list)

Updated December 2015

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