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  • Medical College of Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Opportunities

     

    Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

    SPUR is a 10-week hands on laboratory experience through the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin. This program is geared toward Sophomore and Juniors who have a passion for science and an interest in pursuing Graduate School. Learn more: www.mcw.edu/spur

    Program Dates:May 29, 2013 through August 2, 2013

    Stipend:$3,500

    Housing:Provided to participants living outside the greater Milwaukee area in addition to the stipend.  

    Program and Application Requirements:

    -Completed online application

    -2 letters of recommendation

    -Official Undergraduate Institution Transcript(s)

    -Current Sophomore or Junior in College

    -Background in Science

    -Interest in pursuing Graduate School

    -3.2 GPA or higher

    Application Deadline: February 15, 2013

    Apply Now:http://www.mcw.edu/graduateschool/programsSPUR/SPUR-Application.htm#.UHMU9lHAnuR

    Summer Program for Undergraduate Research

    8701 Watertown Plank Road

    Milwaukee, WI 53226

    (414)-955-4402

    spur@mcw.edu

  • University of Tokyo Summer Program Undergraduate Science Student Grants


    The Graduate School of Science of the University of Tokyo will offer summer
    research internship opportunities to qualified undergraduate students.
    The program is a grant program, named UTRIP (the University-of-Tokyo
    Research Internship Program). The features of the UTRIP program are as
    follows:

    * Six-week research-centered program for students who wish to obtain a
    Master’s or Doctoral degree in natural science areas;.
    * Providing financial support to all participants including housing for
    the full period of six week, coverage for traveling costs to, and from
    Japan (up to 100,000 yen) as well as stipend of 60,000 yen to cover some
    personal expenses in Japan. No program fees will be charged;
    * Eligibility: Undergraduate students of a Bachelor’s degree program. At
    selection, however, the priority for nomination is given to applicants
    in their junior years; and
    * Application process: All application materials will be accepted at the
    given site.
    * Please check for the application procedure at:
    http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/apply-now/

    The program details are available at the website below:

    http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/program/

    I would be very grateful, if you could disseminate the information on
    the UTRIP program amongst relevant staff and students.

    Please contact me at the email address:
    soeda.sachiko@mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp, if you have any questions.

    Sachiko Soeda
    Project Specialist
    ILO
    Graduate School of Science
    The University of Tokyo

  • Info Session: University of Oregon Masters of Science Industrial Internship Program

     

    Come to Morken 137 on Friday, February 8th at 12:30 for an information session about the University of Oregon's Master's Industrial Internship Program.  A number of PLU chemistry graduates have matriculated to this program over the years.  Sally Osborn (PLU Chem 2012), along with Lynde Ritzow, Director of Recruiting and Marketing, will provide an insider's view and answer your questions.  Intern salaries range from $2500-$5400 per year.  Most students complete their internship and masters in just over a year.  If you are interested in applying to the program, the priority application deadline is February 15th.   There will be pizza on Friday!   Click here or on the image for a flyer. 

  • Treser Scholarships for Environmental Health and Life Science Students

     

    The Washington State Environmental Health Association is pleased to announce that it will award up to two $1,000 undergraduate scholarship this year through its Cind M. Treser Memorial Student Scholarship Fund.  The Cind M. Treser Scholarship program was instituted to provide recognition and a financial incentive for undergraduate students majoring in environmental health (or in other life sciences), and who have an interest in pursuing a career in environmental health in the state of Washington. 

     

    The scholarship will be presented at the WSEHA 38th Annual Educational Conference May 6 & 7, 2013 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington.  The scholarships will be awarded directly to the student and may be used by the student as he or she sees fit.

     

    Follow these links to an announcement of the scholarship program for 2013, an application form, and a recommendation form.   For more information, contact:

     

    Charles D. Treser, MPH, DAAS

    Scholarship Chair

  • Student Intern Research Opportunities at Air Force Research Laboratory Human Effectiveness Directorate

     

    Student Intern Research Opportunities at Air Force Research Laboratory Human Effectiveness Directorate

     

    The Repperger Research Intern Program honors the life and works of Dr. Daniel W. Repperger (1942-2010), who was one of our top scientists and a mentor of many young engineers and scientists.  Through the program, we will be providing 8-10 internships this summer for graduate students or undergraduate students in their junior or senior year to work under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist.  Additional information and application instructions are in the attached brochure and application form.  Here’s a brief summary of the program:

     

    ·         Program Dates:  June 3 – August 9, 2013

    ·         Application Deadline:  March 29, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST

    ·         Award Announcements:  On or about April 15, 2013

    ·         Placement at one of two research locations

    ―      Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio

    ―      Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas

    ·         Benefits to Intern:

    ―      Stipend: $12,000

    ―      Experience of working in an operational laboratory under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist

    ―      Collaboration with other Air Force scientists and research interns

    ―      Exposure to potential future postdoctoral or employment position

    ·         Available research projects (project descriptions are in attached info):

    ―      COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF HUMAN INFORMATION PROCESSING

    ―      LEARNING AND COLLABORATION USING GAME-BASED TECHNOLOGIES AND TOOLS

    ―      PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES FOR ANALYST AND ANALYST TEAMS

    ―      COGNITIVELY-ENHANCED COMPLEX EVENT PROCESSING IN A LARGE-SCALE INTELLIGENT SENSOR

    ―      HEURISTICS FOR ROBUSTNESS AND TRUST IN INTEGRATED HUMAN-MACHINE DECISION SYSTEMS

    ―      MODELING HUMAN INTERACTIONS WITH TABLET AND PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICES

    ―      EFFECTIVELY CONVEYING COMPLEX INFORMATION THROUGH INTUITIVE VISUALIZATIONS

    ―      COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS & COMPUTER ACOUSTIC DISPLAYS

    ―      EVALUATION OF THE WORKLOAD AND FATIGUE  OF NETWORK SECURITY DEFENDERS: CYBER VIGILANCE

    ―      EVENT-RELATED CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS IN AUDITORY AND VISUAL VIGILANCE TASKS

    ―      WORKLOAD EFFECTS ON TEAM PHYSIO-BEHAVIORAL SYNCHRONICITY

    ―      STRESS, GENETICS AND BEHAVIOR

    ―      OPTICAL INVESTIGATION OF BIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO ELECTROMAGNETIC EXPOSURE

    ―      IMPACT OF SHORT PULSE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS ON MAMMALIAN CELLS

    ―      FUNDUSCOPIC VASCULAR FLOW IMAGING

    ―      COMPUTATIONAL LASER BIOPHYSICS

    ―      MILITARY & NON-MILITARY PERSONNEL'S THREAT PERCEPTION OF A DEPLOYMENT OF A DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPON DURING IRREGULAR AND REGULAR WARFARE SCENARIOS

    ―      MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR LASER EXPOSURE

    ―      BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF TERAHERTZ RADIATION

    ―      BIOLOGICAL INTERACTION OF ENGINEERED NANOMATERIALS

    ―      BIOLOGICAL AND NANOMATERIAL SENSOR DEVELOPMENT FOR HUMAN PERFORMANCE

    ―      COGNITIVE AND HUMAN FACTORS OF ANOMALY DETECTION

    ―      UNDERSTANDING & PREDICTING HUMAN-CENTRIC THREATS  FOR INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE & RECONNAISSANCE APPLICATIONS

    NOTE:  Students selected for participation in this program, will be offered temporary summer employment for the internship by a contractor company to perform work for AFRL’s Human Effectiveness Directorate.  This is not a U.S Government position.  Selected participants will be required to undergo a National Agency Check before being granted access to government computer systems.

     

    If you have questions, please contact Mr. Mike Griffin at (937) 255-7629 or michael.griffin.ctr@wpafb.af.mil.

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