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 Feb 24, 2020

  • Deadline Today! Research Assistant Position with Abt Associates (International Development Consulting Firm)

Application Deadline: February 24, 2020
We are excited to announce our new Research Assistant program starting July 2020. Research Assistants will participate in a one-year program consisting of a robust curriculum that encompasses professional development opportunities, networking events, and more. This type of cohort program is growing more common and we’re excited to bring it to Abt.
These Research Assistants will work across DHE and SEP. We will be piloting this program in the Cambridge, MA and Rockville, MD offices. The positions are posted now (Cambridge and Rockville) and will be open until February 24, 2020.

  • Deadline Approaching! UO Common Reading Student Coordinator

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
UO Common Reading is seeking a Student Coordinator.  Please encourage any student who you think may be interested to learn more and apply at https://fyp.uoregon.edu/work-common-reading. Questions can be directed to Willow Hamilton, First Year Programs Advisor, at willowh@uoregon.edu or 541-346-2896.

  • NEW! Class Encore Hiring Program Assistant

Application Deadline: March 13
Class Encore is looking to hire a student assistant trainee for 5 hours/week during spring term to help manage registration, attendance, and materials for the Class Encore students and leaders. Upon successful completion of spring term, the program assistant will be expected to commit to working as the assistant to the Class Encore coordinator for the academic year 2020-2021. Apply on Handshake.

  • NEW! Women in STEM at UO

We are an organization that works to encourage female identifying students in STEM related fields by reaching out to female professors to discuss their work and research, connecting members with research opportunities, internships, and scholarships, and working with local high schools to encourage female identifying high schoolers to pursue careers in STEM. See attached flyer for more details! First meeting will be held March 2, 2020 and email uowomeninstem@gmail.com with questions.

  • Travelport Summer 2020 Internship Program

Application Deadline: by the end of February 2020 to be considered for first round interviews
Travelport offers talented students an opportunity to start their careers working on some of the travel industry’s most interesting technical and business challenges. Start a challenging and satisfying career in the technology industry, working with some of the most well-known brands. This 12-week, structured program gives you the chance to work on real projects and company products. You will be asked to apply your skills to real-life problems that matter to customers and advanced technology. You might be asked to maintain and support key applications, infrastructure and software, or ensure functional/technical designs meet business requirements. Openings available at both the Denver and Atlanta locations. Apply for Non-Tech Internships here, Tech Internships here, and Data Science Internships here. Email Kathryn Lengel (kathryn.lengel@travelport.com) with questions.

  • Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)

Application Deadline: Sunday, March 1, 2020
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research (At the NIH "biomedical research" includes everything from behavioral and social sciences, through biology and chemistry, to physics, mathematical modeling, computational biology, and biostatistics). Internships cover a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving at the NIH in May or June. The NIH Institutes/Centers and the Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) sponsor a wide range of summer activities including an orientation to help interns get off to a good start, lectures featuring distinguished NIH investigators, career/professional development workshops, and Summer Poster Day. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Read more about the program and application instructions here. Prospective candidates must apply online.

  • The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops – Accepting Applications

Application Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020
Do you love to write and be creative? Are you a storyteller or poet? The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Kidd Workshops are a special yearlong sequence of courses that allows you to study your passion for creative writing and grow as an artist. Program highlights include: Generous Scholarships (up to $3,000 each); Workshop Original Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction; Small Classes with a Creative Community; Lectures by Visiting Writers and Faculty; Fulfills Half of the Requirements for the Minor; Mon/Wed, 2:00pm–3:50pm, Each Term.
Submitting Your Application: For the fiction track, submit up to ten pages of fiction or creative nonfiction. For the poetry track, submit up to four pages of poems. Students may apply to both tracks. Applications should also include an unofficial copy of your transcript and a short personal statement.

To Apply, click here:  https://crwr.uoregon.edu/kidd-workshops/applying-to-the-workshops/

  • UO Undergraduate Symposium online application now open!

Application deadline: April 6, 2020
Apply now to present your research at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be held on May 21, 2020. Visit the symposium website for more information and to access the online application.

  • Kaiser Permanente 2020 Summer Internship

Application Deadline: End of April 2020
Kaiser Permanente Northwest offers rewarding internships in business administration and management, dental, human resources, hospital operations, information technology, pharmacy, and research throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. We offer these paid internship opportunities to qualified graduate and undergraduate students. Interns join us in June and work until mid-August, when they “graduate” with a closing ceremony. We often use our internship program as a testing ground for future full-time employees. Internships are one of the best ways for us to cultivate relationships with prospective employees and to build a pipeline of talent into our organization. Apply at jobs.kp.org. Applying early is encouraged! Attend an information session about the 2020 Summer Internship on February 19, 11:00 – 12:15 in 440 Lillis Hall, or a Q&A session on February 19, 4:30 – 5:30 in 202 Tykeson Hall.

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SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Updated Feb 24, 2020

  • The UO College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 2, 2020
The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for a significant number of donor-supported scholarships and fellowships to CAS students – both undergraduate and graduate. These awards are for continuing students only. Minimum GPA requirement is 3.0. Please visit http://cas.uoregon.edu/cas-scholarships/ for more information on each scholarship’s criteria, average award amounts, and a link to the online application materials.

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Application deadline: March 5, 2020 (for programs in Summer or Fall 2020)
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000.  This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving a Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.  The scholarship offers awards up to $5,000 (or up to $8,000 for those who are studying a critical-need language while abroad).  The Gilman Scholarship is a great funding option for students who are considering traveling abroad with one of the CHC’s signature study abroad programs.  In addition, GEO advisors (as well as CHC faculty members who offer study abroad opportunities) are available to meet with you about the application process, and to review your essay drafts.  Please visit the UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website for more information about the Gilman.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) funds up to five students per academic year to conduct summer research under the supervision of a University of Oregon faculty mentor (TTF or career NTTF). The maximum award amount is $4000 per individual. The minimum time period of full-time research commitment is 8 weeks. Click here, to access the application form.

  • First Year Research Engagement Fellowship (FYRE)

Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
CURE is pleased to launch FYRE, created to provide first-year undergraduate students with the valuable opportunity to explore research. This fellowship, made possible by the University of Oregon Foundation Board of Trustees, will fund five students each academic year. FYRE offers a $4000 stipend to the individual student, and $1000 to their faculty mentor. FYRE recipients are expected to engage in full-time summer research for 8-10 weeks, under the mentorship of a UO faculty mentor (TTF or career NTTF). The application is now live (!) with a submission deadline of April 3, 2020Click here, to access the application. The applicant is asked to have a faculty mentor identified, with potential research project plans, at the time of application. CURE invites those students who are looking to connect with a prospective faculty mentor, to meet with our team (visit open hours or by appointment) so that we can work with you to provide guidance, resources, and support.

  • VPRI Undergraduate Fellowship

Application deadline: April 23, 2023
The Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI) Undergraduate Fellowship awards $5,0000 fellowships to students who conduct research, creative scholarship or complete work on an innovative project full-time during the summer. More information can be found here.

  • RADM Helena O. Mishoe Fellowship for Underrepresented Scientists

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has established the Helena Mishoe Fellowship for Underrepresented Scientists that offers opportunities for underrepresented post baccalaureate individuals to receive training in basic, translational, and clinical research. Individuals must have a specific intention to further pursue an advanced degree after training. The purpose of the Mishoe Fellowship is to enhance career opportunities in biomedical sciences for post baccalaureate individuals, from health disparity groups, who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/veterinary/pharmacy) school with a career goal of becoming a doctorally-trained scientist or physician-scientist. Eligibility requirements: (1) Have recently completed or will complete a bachelor's degree by the summer of selection, (2) Must have completed academic training in course work relevant to biomedical, behavioral or statistical research, (3) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or better on a 4.0 scale, or 4.3 or better on a 5.0 scale, and (4) Be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Apply here: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/grants-and-training/radm-helena-o-mishoe-fellowship

  • Kosse Scholarship for Study Abroad in London

Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The Kosse Scholarship is a donor-funded opportunity to support students participating in study abroad programs in London. A scholarship of up to $5,000 is available for one UO student who is majoring in Business or Journalism and will be participating in a GEO-sponsored program in London. This includes programs such as, but not limited to, Liberal Arts in London, Global Business with Internship in London, Psychology in London, and others. Preference is given to students participating in programs that are at least 10-weeks in length. Apply here!

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