Congratulations to junior Ben Morris who was recently selected as one of 410 Goldwater Scholars nationwide! You can read more about Ben, a molecular biology and biochemistry major at Middlebury, here http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2021-news/node/657244

Middlebury seniors Divya Gudur ’21 and Nora Peachin ’21 have been selected as part of the 53rd cohort of Watson Fellows! Read more about their selection and Watson projects here: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2021-news/node/657082 . Congratulations to Divya and Nora!

The Watson Fellowship provides support for a year-long self-designed project. Middlebury students are eligible to apply as seniors. Learn more about the Watson and how to apply at go/watson .

The Pathways to Computing Virtual Internship Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is a remote 10-week summer program that provides undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. Students will be mentored by ORNL research and technical staff and will be able to make contributions to projects in diverse domains including computer science, health data science, and climate science. In addition, students will gain valuable skills needed for a successful career in computing fields. Selected interns will have access to ORNL’s leadership-class facilities, including Summit, the world’s 2nd most powerful supercomputer. ORNL’s Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate oversees an immense store of computing power and its talented staff of computational scientists and mathematicians, conduct state-of-the-art research and development in computer and computational sciences in support of the Department of Energy’s missions and programs. See https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/ORNL-USO-PCIP-2021 to apply

WHO SHOULD APPLY As part of the ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program, the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate is committed to increasing diversity among interns and staff. We believe the teams required to solve the nation’s most pressing science challenges are those that bring together a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives. We look forward to receiving applications representing diverse experience levels and backgrounds in the following areas:

Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Data Science

Astrophysics

Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

Computer Science Research (e.g. compilers, programming models, programming tools)

Cybersecurity

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences / Climate Science

High Performance Computing Operations (e.g. system administration, storage systems, system/user support)

Performance Profiling & Optimization

Quantum Computing

Software Engineering

Visualization

Other computer science areas (e.g. CS theory)

Other computational areas (e.g. material science, chemistry)

BENEFITS

$600 per week stipend

$150 per week dislocation allowance (paid with stipend)

ELIGIBILITY

Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student

Have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Be 18 years of age at the time of application

HOW TO APPLY

The application will require:

Profile information, Education information, Relevant experiences (internships and employment), Awards, certifications, and licenses, Relevant skills, Statement of purpose (500-word limit), Choose top two areas of interest, Official transcript or unofficial academic record; Updated resume/CV; One letter of recommendation.

Recommender should speak directly to their computational skills and potentials and ability to remain driven in a remote-work environment.

On March 16-18, a group of 34 UK universities will collaboratively offer a range of online sessions for North American students and advisors interested in UK graduate study.

TH!NKUK will be the largest scale event organised specifically for North America, bringing England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland higher education at your fingertips.

We welcome students and advisors to our general and subject specific sessions, and we will also be offering opportunities for participants to connect with universities in 1-2-1 sessions.

Registration for the event is open here:  https://gck.fm/punwe, and we hope you’ll join us if you have time and help us to spread the word!

What’s Included:

  • Academic Panel Sessions: these give insight into specific subject areas and involve our faculty
  • Student/Alumni Panels: hear from current North America students studying at universities in the UK, and ask questions about their experiences
  • General Sessions: Co-presented by university reps – are designed to give you information on studying in the UK and how to apply
  • University Intros: Each participating university will be offering a 10 minute introduction part of a group. Join these sessions to discover unique features and get general information about universities in UK
  • 1-2-1 meetings: the opportunity to book slots to engage with International Officers and ask your questions. You can find sign up information here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PfzWBqy_N4JYfBFiSlQje7auB-h4VY-v/view?usp=sharing

“The University of Vermont is excited to be the host institution for the UDSA sponsored Research and Extension Experiential Undergraduate Learning Fellowship (REEU) program.

Each summer, from 2020-2023, 15 undergraduate students from US institutions, representing diverse academic backgrounds, will be provided an opportunity to conduct pathbreaking interdisciplinary research on the cultural, economic and scientific roles of the agricultural transition toward industrial hemp production.”

For more information and to access the 2021 application, visit: www.uvm.edu/cals/cdae/reeu 

Application reviews start March 15th and will continue until all 15 student positions are filled. 

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