Opportunities

CHAUCIE EDWARDS CONDUCTS RESEARCH FOR THESIS

Chaucie Edwards works with Matt Ely in his lab researching the permeability of capillaries that will also serve as the subject of her thesis.

Opportunities

INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, RESEARCH, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Updated May 24, 2021

SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • Women in STEM Scholarship – Watermark Scholars Program

Application Deadline: July 15, 2021
Watermark is offering women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers. Two students will be selected from the pool of applicants, and awardees will each receive $5,000 to help continue their education.To participate in the Watermark Scholars program, applicants are asked to submit either a written essay, up to 500 words, or a short video on the topic of “Who has inspired you to pursue a career in science or technology, and what do you want to achieve upon graduation?” We’re looking for students who have been inspired by recent events and changes in learning and want to make a difference in their careers! Find more information and apply here!

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Mentored Research Program (MRP)

Application deadline: Rolling
The Mentored Research Program allows CHC students to apply for funding to work as research assistants for UO faculty members. Students are eligible to apply for up to approximately $1,000 of funding per academic year term (approximately $3,000 per academic year) work with a professor on a research project (which may lay the groundwork for the student’s thesis project). Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • Deadline Approaching! Mitchell Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: During the winter term of your third year of study, schedule an interview with the UO’s Mitchell advisor. By the end of spring term of your third year, confirm with the advisor your intent to apply.
External application deadline: Late September of your fourth year of study
Mitchell Scholarships named to honor former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to public service and community.  Up to 12 Mitchell scholars who may be seniors, alumni, and graduate students who are U.S. Citizens no older than 30, are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any disciplineoffered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  Award covers tuition, housing, a $12,000 living expenses stipend, and international travel.  Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisors at dsinfo@uoregon.edu. More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website

  • Deadline Approaching! Marshall Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: During the winter term of your third year of study, schedule an interview with the UO’s Marshall advisor. By the end of spring term of your third year, confirm with the advisor your intent to apply.
External application deadline: Late September or early October of your fourth year of study
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.  Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at the graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study. The scholarship allows the scholars, who are the potential leaders, opinion-formers, and decision-makers in their own countries, to gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and the British way of life. It also establishes long-lasting ties between the peoples of Britain and the United States. Each scholarship is held for one to two years. Award covers university fees, tuition, books, a thesis grant, research, and daily travel, plus fares to and from the United States. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Marshall Scholarship advisors at dsinfo@uoregon.edu. More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Deadline Approaching! Rhodes Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: Confirm with an advisor your intention to apply during Spring term of your third year of study
Internal application deadline: Contact dsinfo@uoreogn.edu for more information
External application deadline: First Wednesday of October of your fourth year of study
Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.  The first American Scholars were elected in 1904.  Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.  All educational costs, a stipend, and travel to and from Oxford are paid by the program.  Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Rhodes Scholarship advisors at dsinfo@uoregon.edu.  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Deadline Approaching! Gates Cambridge Scholarships

UO “intention to apply” deadline: Confirm with an advisor your intention to apply during Spring term of your third year of study
Round 1: US citizens normally resident in the USA
Internal deadline: 
Please contact dsinfo@uoregon.edu immediately for more information.
External deadline: Early October 2021
Round 2: All other eligible applicants
Internal deadline: 
Please contact dsinfo@uoregon.edu immediately for more information.
External deadline: The application deadline in this round is determined by the course you are applying for. Please find more information here.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards for graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.  The scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded to citizens of any country outside of the United Kingdom on the basis of the candidate's academic excellence, a good fit between the scholar and the university, evidence of leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.  Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Gates Cambridge Scholarship advisor at (dsinfo@uoregon.edu. More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

RESEARCH, INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! Tutor Positions for Services for Student-Athletes

Services for Student-Athletes is currently taking application for the 2021-2022 academic year for tutors in all subjects. Academic tutors work in conjunction with SSA staff in communicating and documenting student-athlete progress to academic advisors, learning specialists, and athletic department personnel. Tutors must attend mandatory training meetings with SSA learning specialists. Qualified candidates will have attained at least junior standing, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and have detailed knowledge of a specific subject area and/or a broad knowledge of many general education areas. Please visit our website to obtain an application: http://ssa.uoregon.edu/employment.php. Applications may be submitted at our office at 1615 E. 13th Ave., (John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student-Athletes), or sent electronically to shirleyb@uoregon.edu.

  • NEW! Student Computer support for Services for Student Athletes

Services for Student Athletes is looking for individuals with a strong technology background and are interested in the use and facilitation of technology. This position will be year-long with limited summer hours available. SSA manages a wide array of technology and requires individuals to assist in maintaining them. As an OSX environment we ask any applicants to have a commanding knowledge to assist users with their technology. On top of this we look for people committed in providing excellent customer service. Day to day tasks are trained but technical skills with printers, audio/video hookups, and major software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite are a plus. Please visit our website to obtain an application: http://ssa.uoregon.edu/employment.php. Applications may be submitted at our office at 1615 E. 13th Ave., (John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student-Athletes), or sent electronically to blee@uoregon.edu.

  • NEW! Wy’east Post Baccalaureate Pathway

The Wy’east Post Baccalaureate Pathway application is now open! The Wy’east Pathway is intended for American Indians and Alaska Natives who are passionate about becoming physicians and healers, but have (a) applied unsuccessfully to medical school, or (b) have not yet achieved a competitive MCAT score. More information can be found on our website and this flyer, including eligibility requirements, an overview of steps to apply, a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document, and links to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. For questions about the pathway, contact wyeast@ohsu.edu

  • Virtual UO Day at the Capitol

Do you care about the cost of tuition? Do you wish that the UO and other public universities had more resources to support students facing financial, housing, and food insecurity? If you answered yes to these questions, then we need your help! When the Oregon Legislature went virtual, so did our advocacy for students and the UO. Without the ability to show up at the Capitol in a flock of green and yellow, we'll need your support to make a (virtual) splash. That’s why we’re hoping you’ll join us for Virtual UO Day at the Capitol, happening Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Check out the schedule and learn more here!
In addition to advocating for the funding that universities desperately need to keep tuition low, there are many other reasons to attend UO Day. This is a great opportunity to meet with and build connections with legislators, prominent alumni, and other students. Advocates will receive training and background information, including some UO gear to help show your Duck pride on zoom! Looking for a resume boost? Sign up to be a team captain and help organize your peers for your legislator. If you have any questions, need additional information, or are interested in being a team captain, please contact Kimberly Koops, associate director of advocacy, at kkoopswr@uoregon.edu or 541-393-7826 (call/text).

  • Deadline Approaching! Research Assistant for the Prevention Science Institute’s Understanding Turning Points for Women Study

Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Are you interested in gaining research experience? The Prevention Science Institute’s Understanding Turning Points for Women Study is looking for motivated research assistants to join our team. This study is examining the development pathways of delinquency, health-risk behaviors, and trauma from adolescence into adulthood among a sample of justice-involved women, many of whom also experienced child maltreatment. Research assistants will have the opportunity to learn about the intersection of juvenile justice and child welfare and the effects of risk-taking behaviors and trauma on women’s long-term psychosocial and biological and self-reported health outcomes. Research assistants commit to at least one full academic term and have the opportunity to receive 1-2 upper-level research credits per term. Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume/CV to the Project Coordinator, Jena Kunimune (jenak@uoregon.edu). Please include the following: 1) Relevant research or direct-service experience (Prior research experience is not required); 2) What motivates you to want to work on this study; 3) Number of credits/terms desired. See attached flyer for more information!

  • Deadline Approaching! Wayne Morse Scholars Program accepting applications

Application deadline: May 28, 2021
Join a community of students committed to service and justice and explore various forms of political engagement, work to effect change in real-world settings, tackle big questions of democracy and governance, engage in applied research, connect with prominent scholars and elected officials, and develop leadership skills. Learn more about the Wayne Morse Scholars and access the application here!

  • Presidential Undergraduate Research Scholars

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021
Fellowship program that provides $5,000 to students to conduct research during the academic year. Students also have access to $1,000 in supply funding. Open to undergraduate majors in chemistry, physics, earth sciences, computer and information sciences, and mathematics. Must be a graduate of an Oregon High School. Visit this website for more information.

  • University Career Center Practice Interview Program – Spring 2021

Applying for jobs or internships and want to ace your next interview?  Sign up for a practice (virtual) interview with our employers from a variety of industries, some of which are alumni, helping Ducks gain vital professional interview skills. The Practice Interview Program is a safe place for you to gain professional interview skills, start building professional networks, gain confidence and receive real-time interview feedback from experienced hiring professionals. Guest employers will receive your resume prior to interview and are encouraged to ask general behavioral-based interview questions. You will not be interviewing for a specific job nor need to have specific interest in the organization interviewing with--this truly is practice. Practice interviews are ~30 minutes in duration. Find the list of guest employers and sign-up for a practice interview time slot in Handshake.

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