SciTech Research, Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

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May 2008

Subject: Online Class Development

Author: Shute

Date: May 2, 2008

Description: Apply Your Knowledge and Skills and Expand on them to Contribute to the Development of Classes for the Online Physics Teacher Certification!

So, you would like to work over the summer break? And you are interested in web-pages and some coding?

That means you are perfectly suited to join the efforts at Fairmont State University for preparing online classes for the online physics teacher certification. Projects include but are not limited to

  • making appealing graphics for problems, homework, and quizzes
  • preparing web-pages for quizzes
  • preparing web-pages for homework
  • preparing web-pages for regular laboratories
  • uploading web-pages to the class web-site on Fairmont State University’s Blackboard Learning System

Do you want to know more about it in person? Stop by the College of Science and Technology End of year picnic on Friday, May 2, between 12:30 and 3:00 pm in the ET Building Main Lobby and ask for Dr. Martina Bachlechner. Or contact her via email or phone:, Office: 215 HHH, Office phone: (304) 367 4862 (you are encouraged to leave a message with call-back number).

Subject: Internship Opportunities at the Santa Croce Farm

Author: Shute

Date: May 1, 2008

Description: The Santa Croce Farm is offering internships with it its Community Support Farm (CFS). Using sustainable methods, the CFS is a way to build community support for local food production while educating the public about the benefits of a healthier food supply. Please see the flyer for more information. If interested, please you the following application to apply.

April 2008

Subject: Internship Opportunities at the NASA Ames Research Center

Author: Shute

Date: April 30, 2008


March 2008

February 2008

Subject: 2008 Chemistry Symposium - Seeking Submissions

Author: Shute

Date: February 26, 2008

Description: West Virginia University's American Chemical Society - Student Affiliates will be hosting the 2008 Chemistry Symposium to be held on March 8, 2008. We invite your student researchers to submit abstracts and attend our poster session. Please see the informational flyer for more information.

Subject: WVU Dental School Speakers

Author: Shute

Date: February 14, 2008

Description: Everything you wanted to know about surviving the first year of Dental School.

On Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Students from the WVU Dental Schools will be available to answer questions and pass-on tips such what to emphasize in your application and what classes to take NOW.

The meeting will be held in room 302 HHH at 2:45 pm. Please contact Dr. Sarah Dodson for more information.

Subject: West Virginia Academy of Science Meeting and Abstract Submission

Author: Shute

Date: February 13, 2008

Description: The WVAS meeting is to be held at Fairmont State University on April 5, 2008. Event information is posted on the WVAS website.

The abstract (12 minute oral or a poster presentation) submission deadline is March 10, 2008 and preregistration deadline is March 15, 2008.

Registration fees are very affordable (early registration is $5 for students, $15 for WVAS members, and $20 for non-WVAS members; late registration is $5 extra for each category) and that includes the cost of lunch!!! Plus WVAS membership is only $10/year for students and $25/year for faculty.

For more information, please contact Mark Flood

Subject: Rudd Mayer Memorial Sponsorship: WINDPOWER 2008 Conference & Exhibition

Author: Shute

Date: February 11, 2008

Description: The goal of the Rudd Mayer Sponsorship is to encourage the participation of women from all sectors of the energy industry, at the annual WINDPOWER 2008 Conference. The conference will offer the selected candidate(s) the opportunity to attend seminars on current wind energy issues, see exhibits on state of the art technology, meet distinguished women professionals, and talk with leading employers offering internships or permanent positions. For more information please see the attached flyer.

Subject: Internship at Marshall Space Flight Center

Author: Shute

Date: February 5, 2008

Description: Marshall Space Flight Center is pleased to offer again the Marshall Space Grant Research (MSGR) Internship this summer. This internship provides mentored research experiences to undergraduate and graduate students at your university and affiliates. Last summer, MSFC hosted 18 MSGR interns, providing them hands-on experiences in various project offices, labs, and test facilities – from Engineering to Safety to Shuttle Propulsion, to Science and Mission Systems.

The start date for summer 2008 is June 2, which coincides with other internships at Marshall, and will continue for 10 weeks through August 8. To be considered for the MSGR, students should be enrolled full-time, and must be a U.S. citizen. There is no minimum GPA; however, students must be nominated by your office and receive funding support from Space Grant.

To apply, students should complete the attached Application Form, and provide a copy of their transcript along with a letter of recommendation. The transcript can be unofficial. A recommendation letter is not required, but suggested. Students can submit their application information directly to me at:

Mona Miller

MSFC Academic Affairs Office/HS30

Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812

Phone: 256.961.0986

Fax: 256.961.1521

Subject: IC3 Internship

Author: Shute

Date: February 1, 2008

Description: IC3 is look for qualified inters to assist in their IT shop.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing technical support to NW3C’s electronic suite, supporting user community by assisting with troubleshooting and training, installation/maintenance of company computer systems, printers, phone systems, network hardware and office equipment. Position requires effective communication to end-users and Information Technology team as well as assisting in additional related projects as required.

Position requirements: Ability to interact effectively and build rapport with broad user community. Proficiency with hardware such as desktop computers, laptops, office printers, corporate phone systems, servers, network hardware. Ability to train user community on various company applications/systems. Employee will be able to multitask and prioritize based on company initiatives, deadlines and other factors.

Greg Donewar
IC3 Manager
1 Huntington Way
Fairmont, WV 26554
304-363-4312 ext. 2014
304-368-2360 fax

January 2008

Subject: Podiatric Medicine

Author: Shute

Date: January 30, 2008

Description: An Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine representative will be on campus to speak with interested students. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7th, 2008 in room 302 HHH between 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Please see the flyer for more information.

Subject: Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team, Summer Internships

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: The Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team (ACCWT) is looking for Summer Associates to live and work in low-income communities dealing with contaminated streams, depressed economies and other issues related to abandoned mine lands. ACCWT Summer Interns will spend 8 or more weeks working closely with local community watershed groups that have mobilized to alleviate these problems and make their home-place-watersheds healthier places to live and work.

  • Learn how agencies and community groups make environmental change happen on the ground level.
  • Build valuable field and office skills in organizational capacity building, communications, and environmental organizing.
  • Meet and work with effective grassroots leaders.
  • Help the people of Coal Country make their communities cleaner, healthier, and safer places to live and work!

Locations: 30 sites in Appalachian Coal Country states (OH, WV, VA, TN, KY, AL, PA, MD). Duration: 8 weeks Dates: Several options beginning in May/June 2008. Hours: Full Time. Benefits: Living allowance of $1560 for 8 weeks and an option for a $1000 education award* or a $200 cash stipend to be paid upon completion of service.

Positions are filling up on a rolling basis - apply now! Please send your resume and a 1-page letter of intent to Lucas Elser at or call 304-461-3135 for more details. Learn more about the Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team at

Subject: AWIS Spring Social, Dr. Patricia Galloway

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: This year, WVU’s Center for Women's Studies is bringing Dr. Patricia Galloway to the WVU campus April 1-3, 2008 as thier women's studies resident. Dr. Galloway is the first woman president of American Society of Civil Engineers and a recent appointee by President Bush to the National Science Board. She is a professional engineer, and is now the CEO/CFO of a major company that handles risk management, management consulting, and dispute resolution.

The student branch of AWIS together with WISH has been invited to meet Dr. Galloway at a special afternoon tea, hosted by Amy Keesee, Ph.D. and the WV Chapter of the Association for Women in Science. If there is sufficient interest, the tea will be held in the afternoon on Thursday, April 3, 3:30-4:30 in the Mountaineer Room of the Mountainlair.

Please RSVP to WVU-AWIS student president Brooke Adams at, if you are interested and will be able to attend. This event will be confirmed once we are sure sufficient people are able to attend! This is an exciting opportunity to meet with Dr. Galloway and ask her about her experiences.

Subject: Marshal University Biomedical Sciences

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: Get your Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Marshal University.

Please see the flyer for more information.

Subject: Space Career Fair

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: Join the Space Foundation’s sixth annual Space Career Fair on April 10, 2008, held during the 24th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Space Career Fair is open to college students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business administration or for transitioning military. Combine your education and talents with your interest in space and take advantage of a dynamic networking lunch.

Please see the flyer for more information.

Subject: Masters of Science Program in Biostatistics, Georgetown University

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: Are you interested in genetics, bioterrorism, international health, bioinformatics, epidemiology or health policy? Get the analytic tools to meet the demands of the 21st century!

You are invited to apply for the Masters of Science Program in Biostatistics with tracks in Bioinformatics and/or Epidemiology for Fall 2008. Application deadline is June 30, 2008.

Graduates with an MS degree in Biostatistics go on to successful and lucrative positions in academic centers, pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and private consulting firms.

Please attend our Open House on February 7, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.

For more information, visit: or e-mail Caroline at

Apply now for Fall 2008 at:

Subject: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Internship Opportunity

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: Are you interested in conducting research at the US Department of Energy’s largest multi-purpose laboratory?
Would you like to get paid to learn?
Are you interested in expanding your resumé?
Would you like to gain research experience before entering the workforce or graduate school?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above then you should visit to learn more about the following programs:

  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) Program
  • Community College Institute (CCI) Program
  • Pre-Service Teacher (PST) Program
  • Faculty and Student Teams (FaST) Program

Standard Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the start of the program
  • Must have completed at least one semester of college
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA
  • Must be a United States Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Must have coverage under a health insurance plan. It is the responsibility of each participant to secure insurance coverage before arriving at the appointment site. Please see for specific program eligibility requirements.

Deadline: February 1, 2008


Must submit a completed application and two letters of recommendation

ORNL Education Program Contacts:

Ebony Vauss, (865) 576-3426,
Terry Howard, (865) 241-6395,

Subject: Research Experience for Undergraduates, University of Kentucky

Author: Shute

Date: January 23, 2008

Description: The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky will again be hosting an NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in summer 2008. Highlights of the program include:

  1. 10 week summer research program, May 19 - July 25, 2008
  2. $4,000 stipend for the 10-week program
  3. On-campus housing included
  4. Tours of industrial and state forensic laboratories
  5. Research projects in all areas of chemistry/biochemistry
  6. Professional development program and career counseling
  7. Weekend social activities including hiking, rock climbing, tours, and picnic
  8. Opportunities to attend scientific conferences
  9. Simple web-based application
  10. Deadline for applications: March 1, 2008

Full details and application materials are available on our website,

The students last year expressed a very high degree of satisfaction with our program and we are looking forward to many exciting and stimulating REU activities in 2008.

We encourage all interested undergraduate chemistry majors to apply. For further information, please contact me at

Dr. Dennis J. Clouthier (Pronounced Clue-chay)
Professor of Chemistry and Director, REU program
Department of Chemistry
University of Kentucky
513 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0055
Tel.: (859)-257-1790
Fax: (859)-323-1069
Check out our REU site:

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