Tag Archives: STEM

New Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Opportunities (STEM)

The opportunities below have been submitted to the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Check CUR for new listings. Architecture of Earthquakes in the Deep Crust: International Arctic Expedition Science for Undergraduates – Concord University, Montana State UniversityThis international, field-based REU in west Greenland explores a geologic record of earthquake rupture in the mid-crust Students will apply […]

What STEM Careers are in High Demand?

Have you ever wondered what the outlook might be for your STEM career five or even ten years out? Or maybe you are weighing your options for a chosen career path and need to know the type of degree that is required.

“Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) labor trends and workforce studies experts have culled through the BLS data and have summarized the outlook for several select STEM careers. With the right information in-hand—and a prestigious research experience to complement your education—you can increase the confidence you have when selecting a STEM career.”

Check out ORISE undergraduate opportunities for research participation programs with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency HERE.

RISE Summer Research Internships in Germany; Deadline Dec. 15

RISE stands for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. RISE Germany offers undergraduate students from North American, British and Irish universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. Students are matched with a host university or institute according to their area of interest (biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, […]

Interested in Ph.D programs in the Sciences But Wondering How You Will Pay?

A great resource for finding Ph.D programs that are fully funded is through the online ProFellow site, a go-to source for information on professional and academic fellowships, created by fellows for aspiring fellows. You can download their free Directory of Fully Funded Graduate Programs and Full Funding Programs (download it here!) which lists more than 500+ master’s and doctoral programs and awards that offer full tuition coverage and a stipend.

BUT – this list of programs is NOT exhaustive! There are many more programs like this in other disciplines in the U.S. and abroad. And you can find the right programs for your goals using a free tool: Google!

You can sign up for their free webinar 3 Ways to Find Fully Funded Graduate Programs Using Google“, which will show you how they found the programs that they’ve listed on ProFellow so you can do your own research on programs that will help you achieve your goals.

You can use Google and Google Scholar to:

  • Find fully funded master’s and doctoral programs in specific disciplines and research topics
  • Find fully funded master’s and doctoral programs in your local community or region
  • Find fully funded master’s and doctoral programs outside the U.S. 

Now might be a good time to think about grad school!

Congratulations to Middlebury’s 2020 NSF GRFP Fellows and Honorable Mention Recipients!

Six Middlebury alumni were named 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellows by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). An additional six alumni received honorable mention. GRFP supports graduate study of U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. […]

Take a look at these Handshake internships

Research

SciLine Intern, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, D.C.

Opportunity expires April 7, 2020

SciLine is a philanthropically funded, editorially independent, free service for journalists. Among it’s products are Fact Sheets on science-related topics in the news, typically about two pages long plus references, that are heavily researched, meticulously fact-checked, and designed and formatted to be especially easy to use by reporters on deadline.

SciLine is also building a large, sophisticated database of experts available for referral to reporters. The SciLine intern will devote up to one-third of their time assisting with data-related tasks in support of the expansion of this important resource.

Software

Internship, Nuclear Support Systems, Argonne National Laboratory, Vienna, Austria

Opportunity expires April 13, 2020

The main purpose of the internship is to support the Nuclear Support Systems Group (NSSG), led by the Nuclear Energy Nuclear Support Systems Coordinator, in the development of web-based computer applications, assist with user interface design, database development and administration, prepare documentation related to software projects and application portfolio management, and perform testing as required.

Summer Software Engineering Internship, Attentive, New York, NY

Opportunity expires April 10, 2020

Attentive is a mobile messaging platform changing the way consumers interact with businesses and organizations. We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly driven Software Engineer intern to join our development team for the summer. Our team is focused on building applications to facilitate and support a new communication channel for marketers.

UX/UI Summer Internship, HqO, Boston, MA

Opportunity expires April 25, 2020

HqO is a fast-growing company that is revolutionizing the commercial real estate industry by better connecting landlords to their building tenants. We help landlords enable tenant experiences that surprise and delight through software, provide them with data to drive decisions, and ultimately increase the value of their assets. The UX/UI internship will give you exposure to lots of different UX/UI functions. You’ll be part of driving the design process, collaborating with different teams to meet our customers’ needs, and conveying solutions to the team.

Product Software Engineer, Cisco Meraki, San Francisco, CA

Opportunity expires April 30, 2020

As a Product Software Engineer at Meraki, you will bring to life our products, imbuing them with what some call the Meraki Magic. Through your contributions, you will enable our customers to do more things more easily than ever before. You will have opportunities to work across our stack, developing software ranging from boot-loaders, device drivers, and routing code to our distributed, cloud-hosted backend.

Environment

Urban Forestry Intern, City of Cambridge, MA

Opportunity expires April 11, 2020

The Urban Forestry Intern will work with and assist the Forestry Division in fieldwork, research and computerized data collection and recording as well as work with in-house forestry crews.

Summer Aquatic Ecology Member, New River Gorge National River, American Conservation Experience, Glen Jean, WV

Opportunity expires April 11, 2020

The ACE Member will learn about natural resource management issues through interactive experiences and assignments at New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, and Gauley River National Recreation Area. They will assist Natural Resource Management staff and partners with water quality field monitoring, laboratory analyses, and data management. The member will interact with the public and share information on park resources and issues, including challenges such as water pollution.

Summer Internship in Sustainability Education, The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF), Valhalla, NY

Opportunity expires April 12, 2020

Do you want to spend your summer addressing one of the most pressing issues of our time? Our climate is changing. Humans need to prepare and adapt in ways that are resilient and equitable. The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) is tackling this challenge by preparing K-12 students to become our future problem-solvers. CELF’s mission is to make sustainability an integral part of every child’s K-12 learning experience and we do that by training teachers. Our goal is for students to understand and appreciate the interconnections between.

College Internship in Suburban Ecology, Mianus River Gorge, Bedford, NY

Opportunity expires April 15, 2020

Mianus River Gorge, a conservation organization and 850-acre nature preserve in southern New York, offers 10 week summer internships for college students interested in the conservation of natural areas in urbanizing landscapes. Each intern will work alongside Gorge staff and graduate students on a variety of projects including wildlife monitoring, non-native species management, and GIS applications.

About-to-expire internships on Handshake!

National River Cleanup & Corporate Relations Internship, American Rivers, Washington, DC

Opportunity expires March 31, 2020

The National River Cleanup (NRC) Program, American Rivers’ volunteer engagement program, mobilizes thousands of river stewards to organize cleanups and offers crucial resources, capacity-building tools and support to cleanup organizers nationwide. The NRC & Corporate Relations intern will help with day-to-day management of the National River Cleanup program, establish new projects for the program and be involved with corporate prospecting, including research and other activities. The intern will write National River Cleanup-related blogs, collect cleanup organizer stories for the website and other American Rivers publications, assist with event planning, developing and updating corporate and National River Cleanup resources, and other special projects.

EEA Climate Summer Team, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Boston, MA

Opportunity expires March 31, 2020

The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program intern will work directly with the MVP Manager and other members of EEA’s Climate Team to support grant administration and other program needs. Tasks may include building out an online portal to house program information and resources for the MVP team, creating a database of total funding and project descriptions by region, and assisting with developing content for the MVP portal on resilientma.org.

Software-Fullstack Engineering Internship (Summer 2020), Tesla, Reno, NV

Opportunity expires April 1, 2020

Tesla is seeking a highly motivated software engineer students specializing in front end, back end and/or full-stack development experience. These students will work within our Vehicle Software, Energy and Digital Products teams. Interns will develop and validate software for Tesla’s current and future products and programs. We care greatly about building software that stands the test of time, even as parts of the stack keeps evolving. They will contribute to cross-functional system architecture, software system design, analytics applications and rapid prototyping.

New York City Program Intern, The Nature Conservancy, New York, NY

Opportunity expires April 3, 2020

The NYC Program intern will directly support the Cities team’s Future Forest NYC initiative, focused on improving the protection, growth, and long-term care of trees on public and private lands, with an emphasis on public health and equity. The intern will assist with volunteer event planning, related to tree stewardship; research, write, and present information on New York City tree issues; as well as providing some miscellaneous support to the overall project.

Summer Internship in Sustainability Education, The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF), Valhalla, NY

Opportunity expires April 12, 2020

Do you want to spend your summer addressing one of the most pressing issues of our time? Our climate is changing. Humans need to prepare and adapt in ways that are resilient and equitable. The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) is tackling this challenge by preparing K-12 students to become our future problem-solvers. CELF’s mission is to make sustainability an integral part of every child’s K-12 learning experience and we do that by training teachers. Our goal is for students to understand and appreciate the interconnections between. Our flagship Summer Institute in Education for Sustainability draws educators from across the country to dive into issues like how to balance a stable economy, a healthy environment and equitable social systems.