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 June 9, 2020

  • NEW! Leadership Enrichment Internship (LEI) Program

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
The Leadership Enrichment Internship (LEI), led by the Division of Equity and Inclusion, is a paid mentored internship experience designed to deliver professional development, career advisement, networking opportunities and real-life work experience for undergraduate students with diverse academic interests whose backgrounds are underrepresented in such careers. Read the full job description and apply on Handshake.

  • Student Employer Engagement Assistant at the Career Center

Application Deadline: June 14, 2020
The UO Career Center seeks a Student Employer Engagement Assistant (SEEA) to work 8 hours a week during the summer term (June 22–September 11). The SEEA will evaluate and approve employers and job postings in Handshake, the University’s jobs and internships platform. Because work will be conducted remotely, the SEEA must have access to reliable internet service and to a computer or laptop. If the SEEA is based in Eugene or the surrounding area, a laptop can be provided for the duration of the assignment. This is a work-study position. Applicants must be eligible for summer work-study. Find the full job description and apply here.

  • Tutor Positions for Services for Student-Athletes

Services for Student-Athletes is currently taking application for the 2020-2021 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. Detailed job description is attached.

  • Emergency CARES Grants

The UO will receive $8,047,973 in funds for students through the CARES Act, which was recently enacted by the U.S. Congress. Undergraduate students can receive grants to cover expenses that are a result of disruptions to campus operations caused by the coronavirus. Eligible students can request CARES Act funds by completing an emergency aid application. Questions? Contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

  • Oregon Oral Surgeons hiring medical scribes

Oregon Oral Surgeons is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery group located in Eugene. They are looking to fill two full-time scribe positions. An ideal candidate would be a graduating senior, available to begin working soon, who can commit to at least 1 year of employment. Please contact the Clinic Manager, Lisa Tucker to apply.

Introducing a new way to have a global experience. Taught by world-class faculty from around the globe, these one-of-a-kind experiences remotely transport you to the location you wish to study, with the people and places you most wish to meet and see. New experiences will be added throughout the week and registration begins May 4th through Duckweb (subject code: GEO). For more information please contact me at callaway@uoregon.edu. All students who enroll in a summer NPN experience will receive a $1,000 grant on travel-based study abroad programs when programs resume normal operation. Students who have studied abroad with GEO in the past will receive 20% off of the cost of a NPN experience this summer. Students can contact geoinfo@uoregon.edu to have the discount applied.

Jump-start your career with valuable work experience in a global environment. You’ll develop new global networks of professionals in your desired industry, and while working remotely, have the flexibility to work with an organization located anywhere in the world. For more information please contact Yifang Zhang at yzhang1@uoregon.edu. All students who enroll in a summer NPN experience will receive a $1,000 grant on travel-based study abroad programs when programs resume normal operation. Students who have studied abroad with GEO in the past will receive 20% off of the cost of a NPN experience this summer. Students can contact geoinfo@uoregon.edu to have the discount applied.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
Are you ready to rise to the challenge? Remote collaboration has never been more critical in solving real global challenges. Work in small multinational student teams over the course of 12 days to design solutions for environmental sustainability challenges facing community partners in the for-profit, non-profit and public sectors. For more information please contact Grace Honeywell at shoneyw6@uoregon.edu.

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SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Updated June 9, 2020

  • NEW! Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

Application deadline: October 2, 2020 for Spring 2021 semester
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the fellowship’s Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington, D.C.  Supported by a salary, the fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice.  Open to U.S. citizens or non-U.S. citizen (regardless of country of residency) living in the U.S., provided you obtain the proper work visa.  For more information, visit UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • NEW! Benjamin Gilman Scholarship

Application deadline: October 6, 2020 at 11:59pm
Are you interested in studying abroad in Winter, Spring, or Summer 2020 and are looking for scholarship opportunities to support your plans?  The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship that is awarded to over 2,300 students each year who are studying abroad and are currently receiving the Pell Grant as part of their federal financial aid package.  The Gilman Scholarship is up to $5,000 (or up to $8,000 for those studying a critical need language while abroad). For more information, visit UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • NEW! Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Internal application deadline: October 14, 2020
Each year, up to 100 high-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford University.  Knight-Hennessy scholars may pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, including JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD. programs.  Full funding includes tuition, stipend, and graduate program and related academic expenses.  Must submit a separate application to Stanford University; award of the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship is contingent upon acceptance to Stanford.  The program is open to all nationalities.  Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree within the past four years.  Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Knight-Hennessy Scholarship advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • CIA Undergraduate Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
This scholarship is a financial needs-based program for graduating high school seniors, first-year undergraduate students and, in some cases, second-year undergraduate students who are looking to work summers in Washington, DC while attending an accredited college or university during the school year. In this program, you will perform meaningful work related to your college major. In addition to a year-round salary, recipients are provided up to $18,000 per year for tuition, fees, books and supplies. Students in STEM fields who will work in select CIA STEM positions are provided up to $25,000 per year. All scholarship recipients are eligible for health insurance, paid time off and more. Undergraduate scholarship participants are required to work for at least one 90-day session before graduation and be employed by the CIA after graduation for a period of 1.5 years for each year of paid scholarship. Click here to learn more and apply for this opportunity. Questions? Feel free to contact Michele Silva, the CIA Northwest Regional Recruiter at michells1@ucia.gov and see the attached tips for tailoring your resume and cover letter for this opportunity.

  • Presidential Undergraduate Research Scholars

Application Deadline: June 25, 2020
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.

  • 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 discipline offered 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 advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (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 advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (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 Dr. Snodgrass 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 advisor, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (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 Dr. Snodgrass immediately for more information.
External deadline: Early October 2020
Round 2: All other eligible applicants
Internal deadline: 
Please contact Dr. Snodgrass 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, Dr. Josh Snodgrass (dsinfo@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

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