Please join your fellow researchers and their mentors for our welcome luncheon next Tuesday. You’ll find this event and others in the on-campus activities list below. Over 130 research assistants across the disciplines are working on summer projects with faculty mentors. It is a fun and interesting community, so make sure you take a break from your work to get to know your colleagues and enjoy a Vermont summer. More information about the summer program and on being a research assistant is available at go/summerresearch.
On-Campus Activities Schedule
Research Luncheon: Center for Careers and Internships Panel, 6/27 from 12-1 pm Research Luncheon: Graduate School Panel, 7/11 from 12-1 pm
Summer Research Symposium, 7/25 at 2 pm in McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall
Are you preparing to apply to medical school? With the 2020 AMCAS application cycle underway as of May 1, AAMC is sharing information about the qualifications and motivations of applicants who applied and enrolled during the 2018 AMCAS application cycle. See the full infographic here.
The ADEA Educational Pathways department—the gateway to dental education—is looking for a 2019 summer intern.
The Educational Pathways Department is an essential resource for students interested in careers in the dental professions, students in dental education programs, counselors, health professions advisors, admissions officers and dental educators.
The ADEA Educational Pathways student internship offers a unique opportunity to learn about ADEA’s four centralized application services and support various recruitment programs and initiatives, including ADEA GoDental, the website for individuals interested in dentistry and dental hygiene. This internship is designed to help increase students’ interest in the dental professions. Visit the ADEA Enrichment Calendar for more information about the internship application process.
An applicant must be:
A student currently enrolled in a two-year community college program or a four-year undergraduate program.
Interested in pursuing a career in dentistry or dental hygiene.
Willing to work in Washington, DC, from May – August 2019.
Able to work a standard 35-hour week (7 hours/day). ADEA is flexible
in the arrangement of the five-week commitment during the specified
Position available: Research Assistant in neuropsychology with Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Digital Health project.
This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision.
The primary responsibility will be assisting in the management of the Precision Brain Health Monitoring research program. The studies are centered on cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)/chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and involve technology integration into research methods and analytic tools including natural language processing (NLP).
In addition to testing participants and helping manage all aspects related to executing the study protocol, responsibilities will also include helping with administrative demands such as hiring and supervision of temporary employees and student interns.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, some experience in research and willingness to work non-traditional hours. Only those available for face-to-face interviews will be considered. Two year commitment is strongly preferred. Benefits include those offered to all full-time Boston University employees (see http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/why-work-at-bu/benefits-summary/ for details).
After years of study, Google uses a few simple questions to identify the company’s best leaders.
We tell students to look for an internship/job where they will find a good mentor and leader. That is sometimes hard to quantify, so we thought Google’s leadership questions may be a good place to start! You can tweak these questions to ask during your interview.
Since leadership is more art than science, how can you objectively determine if someone is a great leader? Google has spent considerable time and effort trying to answer this very question. It makes sense that one of the most analytical companies in the world puts some of its analytical horsepower into determining how great teams are built and led. Over time, the company identified the key behaviors of its best team managers.