REU in Advanced Polymer Materials - Colorado School of Mines

Polymer science and engineering provides jobs and produces technologies that
advance our quality of life. The Colorado School of Mines is offering a unique
interdisciplinary research experience for undergraduates that will apply
polymer science and polymer engineering practices to 21st
century technologies .

Research projects will focus the application of polymers to hot topics such as fuel cells,
photovolatics, batteries, tissue engineering, nanomedicines, andmembranes.

Participants Receive -
• Stipend of $5,000
• Paid on-campus housing
• Travel allowance
• Hands-on research experience

For program and application information contact Prof. Stephen Boyes (303) 273 3633
or Prof. Ning Wu (303) 273 3702 or e-mail:

Apply online at
To be eligible, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college or university through Fall 2017 (sorry, graduating seniors cannot be accepted). Applications are being accepted for Summer 2017.

Application deadline is March 3, 2017.

May 29, 2017 - August 4, 2017

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NASA Space Life Sciences Training Program

The Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years with professional experience in space life science disciplines. This challenging ten-week summer program is held at NASA’s Ames Research Center in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. The primary goal of the program is to train the next generation of scientists and engineers, enabling NASA to meet future research and development challenges in the space life sciences. Application deadline is Feb. 20, 2017. More information and application process? See

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Coal River Group Internship

The Coal River Group is looking for interns for the summer of 2017 to help operate the Coal River Canoe & Kayak Rental business. Interns will be primarily tasked with day-to-day operations of the Coal River Group’s boat rental business. Responsibilities will include:

Interns will also engage in maintenance of the Coal River Water Trail. Tasks will include: creating an inventory of existing signage throughout the 100 miles of water trail, and working with volunteers to replace needed signs.

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WVU's Master of Science - Health Sciences

The Master of Science in the Health Sciences is a 1 year non-thesis Masters that is designed to enhance a student’s knowledge of the Biomedical and Public Health disciplines with a particular emphasis on students seeking to improve their credentials for application to post-graduate programs such as Medical, Dental or Graduate school.  Unlike many post-baccalaureate programs, our program includes the award of a Master’s degree, an important credential for the student’s career. 

More information can be obtained at: 

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Boyce Thompson Institute - Plant Genome and Bioinformatics Opportunities

Hello from the Boyce Thompson Institute!

 Are you an aspiring scientist, or know one at your school looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity this summer? If so, BTI is the place to be! Undergraduate and high school summer internships at BTI, Cornell University and the USDA provide an excellent opportunity to gain research experience and explore if a scientific career is right for you. Currently we offer positions to outstanding students interested in Plant Genome Research and Bioinformatics . Applications are due by Friday, February 3rd. Accepted students join an international community of scientists and students in the pursuit of scientific discovery, learn valuable research skills, and attend seminars and workshops to learn from leaders in these fields.

Apply now!

- BTI Education and Outreach Staff

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2017 SURE Applications are Open!

The 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) (May 30-July 28, 2017) Site is now accepting applications from (i) undergraduates who are interested in graduate school and research/creative work within their discipline as well as (ii) their faculty research mentors. Selected students complete 8-weeks of full-time research at West Virginia University (WVU) under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or post-doctoral mentor. Undergraduate participant benefit includes $3,700 stipend. Review of completed applications will begin March 1, 2017. For more information and link to the online application, visit the SURE website at

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