Chemistry Summer Research - University of TN

We are now accepting applications to our 2018 REU program. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2018. Would you please forward the following information to your students and encourage them to apply? Thank you!

2017 University of Tennessee Knoxville Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) funded by NSF

Program: The UTK Chemistry Department seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2018. Participants will work on a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor. The program will also offer multiple seminars, workshops, site visits, and social events. Student participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, free housing and parking on campus for ten weeks. Travel will be reimbursed up to $500.

 Undergraduate student participants must have completed their freshmen year of college but not yet graduated, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, and first-generation college students. 

Key Dates and Deadlines: 
02/01/2018: applications due

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International Research Experience in Japan

Rice University and the Nakatani Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the application cycle for the 2018 Nakatani RIES: Research & International Experience Program for U.S. Students in Japan! This is a 13-week, summer research internship in science & engineering that is open to freshman and sophomore students nationwide.   The program seeks to cultivate an interest in science & engineering research and future graduate study among young undergraduate students. Nakatani RIES is geared towards the needs of young undergraduates who are new to scientific research and study of Japanese language and culture; no prior research or language experience is required.

Nakatani RIES serves as a catalyst for the development of a generation of globally-engaged scientists & engineers who have the technical and cultural skills necessary to contribute to vibrant international research collaborations in the future. The program includes:

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for the Nakatani RIES Fellowship students must:

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Brooke Owens Fellowships - UG Women Wanting Careers in Space or Aviation

The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program offers paid internships and executive-level mentorship to extraordinary undergraduate women who want careers in aviation or space exploration. 

For our Class of 2018, we’ll again have 36 incredible Fellows, who will be employed by a total of 31 hosts, spanning airports (Mojave), rocket companies (e.g. SpaceX, Virgin Orbit), human spaceflight companies (Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic), satellite manufacturers (e.g. OATK, Planet, SSL, Ball), aircraft designers (Scaled Composites, Airbus), drone companies (Amazon Prime Air), an angel investors' network (Space Angels), policy shops (CSF, ALPA), asteroid miners (Planetary Resources), and more. We’re lucky enough to have a pretty substantial waiting list for companies who want to employ our Fellows, which is awesome.

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NASA IV&V Summer Internships in Fairmont, WV

 The NASA IV&V Program’s annual Summer internship program position vacancies are now posted for student access on to One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI):  NASA Internships and  Fellowships (NIF) Site. NASA IV&V is planning to onboard 24 high school and college interns this coming Summer in Fairmont, WV. The college internship program will begin on May 29 and the high school internship program begins June 11. Both internship programs end on August 3, 2018. The following positions are currently available for your consideration.

13 college projects – for 16 students

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NETL Internships

Did you know that there are internships available at the Morgantown, WV National Energy Technology Laboratory? For more information, see the following links and apply now!

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (Deadline Jan. 3, 2018):

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National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Hollings Scholarship

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

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Summer Internship Programs: USARL & USAISR

Two programs are currently accepting applicants for the 2018 summer period.  The U.S. Army Research Lab Summer Journeyman Fellowship Program and the U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research Summer Internship Program. These are amazing opportunities for your students to expand their research experience within their area of study!

In addition to these summer opportunities, we have an extensive amount of available research opportunities with over 70 Department of Defense programs in all areas of STEM.  We encourage students to check out the available opportunities administered by the ORAU Maryland Office.  The ORAU Maryland Office administers the Army Research Lab Research Associateship Program (formerly the ARL Postdoctoral Program) and all ORISE Department of Defense opportunities.  Aside from the "summer" opportunities, most post-graduate research appointments are scheduled to be a twelve month appointments; the renewal or continuation of the research appointment is contingent upon facility approval and upon the continued availability of funds.  Renewals are offered up to one year at a time, for a total of up to five years of research participation. Most of the research opportunities will required U.S. Citizenship to access the military installations.

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City Internships - Business Focused

For 2018, we will be offering spring, summer and fall programs in 18 locations:

US: New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco.
Europe: London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Florence, Rome, Zurich.
Rest of World: Sydney, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires.

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