Thursday, July 13, 2017

GoinGlobal


Interested in studying abroad, finding an international internship or searching for a new job here or around the world? Get answers to your internship and job search questions.  Get a realistic understanding of work permit and visa requirements, as well as financial considerations and other prime factors critical to your success in a new location. 
  • Learn how to identify U.S. employers seeking to hire international professionals through H-1B visa petitions - and how to connect this information to current job opportunities. 
  • Learn how to connect your degree with hiring opportunities by identifying key employers and industry contacts for informational interviews and study abroad networking. 

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

CDC position - Biomonitoring Laboratory - BS, MS and PhD graduates



Research Fellowship Positions at CDC’s Biomonitoring Laboratory

The Tobacco and Volatiles Branch (TVB) of the Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently seeking recent BS,  MS, PhD level graduates (degree conferred within last five years) for research fellowship positions (2-4 yr term) in Atlanta, Georgia.  In the VOC and Toxic Anion Biomonitoring Laboratory of DLS, we quantify human exposure to environmental toxicants using advanced analytical chemistry methods in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities (www.cdc.gov/dls/).  Candidates should hold a chemistry or biochemistry degree (B.S. or dual major preferred) with interest in laboratory analyses involving mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and handling and processing of biological samples. The starting salary for a BS level graduate is $41,348, MS level graduate is $50,578, and PhD level graduate is $61,193.  The fellowship offers a standard Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance policy (no dental or vision) with a maximum stipend toward single coverage of $513 per month.  Please note that this position does not offer relocation expenses.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Research Fellowship Positions at CDC’s Biomonitoring Laboratory



Research Fellowship Positions at CDC’s Biomonitoring Laboratory

The Tobacco and Volatiles Branch (TVB) of the Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently seeking recent BS,  MS, PhD level graduates (degree conferred within last five years) for research fellowship positions (2-4 yr term) in Atlanta, Georgia.  In the VOC and Toxic Anion Biomonitoring Laboratory of DLS, we quantify human exposure to environmental toxicants using advanced analytical chemistry methods in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities (www.cdc.gov/dls/).  Candidates should hold a chemistry or biochemistry degree (B.S. or dual major preferred) with interest in laboratory analyses involving mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, and handling and processing of biological samples. The starting salary for a BS level graduate is $41,348, MS level graduate is $50,578, and PhD level graduate is $61,193.  The fellowship offers a standard Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance policy (no dental or vision) with a maximum stipend toward single coverage of $513 per month.  Please note that this position does not offer relocation expenses.


Editorial note from Dr. SheplerThis opportunity was sent by one of our B.S. BCHM alumni who took a similar position at the CDC when she graduated in 2013 and still works there.

Fall 2017 PURA applications and Undergraduate Research Ambassadors

PURA
As a student currently enrolled in undergraduate research this semester, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program would like to share with you the upcoming deadline for the Fall 2017 President's Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA). PURA offers $1,500 (max.) salary awards to undergraduate students conducting research who are being mentored by a faculty member or GTRI scientist.

The deadline to apply for this Fall is Friday, May 12, 2017. For more information on PURA and how to apply, please visit our website here.

Undergraduate Research Ambassador
 The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program office is offering a unique leadership opportunity for undergraduate research students.  As an Undergraduate Research Ambassador, students can help to develop their own research programming to engage students.  Go here for more information.  We are taking applications for interested ambassadors here.  The deadline to apply is Friday, May 12, 2017.  As an incentive, as a research ambassador, students will receive priority when awarding PURA travel grants.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Clinical Chemistry Branch - CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health - BS & MS degree

Fellowship Positions at the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Environmental Health
Division of Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Chemistry Branch


The Clinical Chemistry Branch (CCB) at the Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, conducts research and provides laboratory support to improve the detection of protein toxins. CCB develops analytical methods for the detection of botulinum neurotoxin, ricin, and abrin in clinical and/or environmental samples.


We are seeking candidates for a fellowship administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) (visit http://orise.orau.gov/cdc/ for further information) at the M.S., and B.S. levels with a degree in science (Minimum GPA: 3.0) and experience in chemical and analytical laboratory work.


The research involves activities such as sample preparation using automated equipment, analysis of samples by mass spectrometry, data processing and analysis using complex software and data evaluation procedures, and presentation of results. These tasks will be performed in compliance with DLS policies and regulations, such as those outlined in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA).


At the Master’s level, the following skills are desired:
* Experience with reviewing scientific literature, conducting laboratory experiments, interpreting and evaluating results and other findings, and writing reports describing the results and conclusions.
* Skills with handling complex analytical data, processing and presentation of results with the aid of software tools.
* Experience with MALDI-TOF MS instrumentation is desired.

At the Bachelor’s level, the following skills are desired:
* Experience conducting routine laboratory tasks independently.
* Undergraduate research laboratory experience.
* High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

This fellowship is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) (visit http://orise.orau.gov/cdc/ for further information). The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed for up to five years. The stipend depends on educational level and experience and follows those described in federal salary tables (GS tables). The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.


Applications should be emailed to Dr. Suzanne Kalb (skalb@cdc.gov) by May 3rd, 2017. The application should include a curriculum vitae or resume, copy of official transcripts, citizenship