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Summer and Fall 2019 Fellowships for Undergraduate Students

Open to all Pitt undergraduates. BE (summer, $4,000) and THINK (fall, $1,000) interdisciplinary fellowships support any research, creative or scholarly work ACT (summer or fall, amount varies) community & nonprofit research fellowship HEAL(summer, $4,000) health sciences research fellowship Summer deadlines: March 4  ||  Fall deadlines: May 13 Interested students can explore examples of winning projects at the Pitt Honors Research Fair this Monday. If you have any questions, please contact Shea Higgins Honors College, University of Pittsburgh Marketing & Communications Specialist

MERCK Career Opportunities: Scientific Innovation and Strategy

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Who you are:  Reporting into Head of CEO Office in Burlington, MA, you will play a key role in shaping a new venture that MilliporeSigma is exploring to serve in an emerging scientific area and its constituents.  Working with us, you’ll join a dynamic, highly collaborative team that enjoys being “problem solvers” in science. Key Responsibilities: You will help MilliporeSigma set up a new scientific venture, using your entrepreneurial drive and scientific background. Conduct a deep-dive analysis on an emerging scientific topic to understand customers’ needs and our opportunities to grow our business in a novel field in biology research. Collaborate with a cross functional team of internal experts and other interns to drive for actionable outcomes. You will have the opportunity to develop an operating model and propose a new business plan and strategy.  Research methodologies could include reading and digesting scientific publications, conducting desk research, interview scientists and other experts etc. Qualifications: Pursing an undergraduate degree in a top tier institution. Passion, an entrepreneurial spirit, and willingness to have a curious mind to drive initiatives. A demonstrated passion for science, with a demonstrated interest in biology, microbiology or computer science preferred. Ability to absorb, understand, and structure large amounts of new information quickly. Coursework, extra-curricular or work experience in business and working in a startup, or setting up new venture preferred. What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life! Curious? Apply and find more information at come2emd.com The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination. Apply Apply Using LinkedIn™ Save Job Email Job to Friend Return to List

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Neuroscience

We would like to bring to your attention a 9-week NSF REU program for undergraduates in the area of computational neuroscience. We will enroll students from Biological Sciences, Psychological Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Physics and Mathematics.   Details about the program can be found at the site -  http://engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu/ Would appreciate if you could pass these on to interested undergraduates from all the disciplines at your institution.      Some additional details: Currently seeking applications for a Summer 2017 §  Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. §  A 9 week research experience from Wed, May 31 to Friday, July 28, 2017 (travel days of Tue, May 30 and Saturday, July 29) §  A stipend of $4,500 in addition to travel, tuition, air-conditioned campus dorm housing and full meal plan §  An opportunity to assist graduate students with important research led by leading faculty with a wide range of expertise spanning 4 different colleges. This REU will have a computational component, and two undergraduates could be assigned to a research team. §  1 hr credit for a course in “Computational Neuroscience” (meets 1 hour a week). §  Opportunity to join approximately 50+ other undergrad research students in a Research Symposium wherein each student prepares a poster presentation and writes a 1 page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook. §  A full series of evening workshops and brown bag lunches with 50+ other undergraduate researchers will give students information about research, career preparation and options, in addition to scientific ethics. §  Nationally acclaimed speakers will discuss specialty areas relevant to the summer research program. §  Social activities will be planned with input from participants guiding the agenda. §  Opportunity to enhance resumes and prepare for graduate school. Students from underrepresented groups and from non-PhD granting institutions are encouraged to apply. Vinay, Guntu Program Manager - Mizzou NSF Neuro REU, Computational Neurobiology Center, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri - Columbia Email: vgv22@mail.missouri.edu Phone no : +1-573-356-2597 ______________________________