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California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2017-2018.  Prospective applicants in the mathematical and physical sciences, chemistry, or engineering are invited to apply by completing ONE application for postdoctoral positions at any of the four partner schools: Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA.

The California Alliance’s Postdoctoral Fellowship applications are accepted online at: http://ppfp.ucop.edu/login

Please see the attached program announcement or visit the California Alliance website for more information: https://www.california-alliance.org/

Please encourage prospective postdoctoral fellows to apply and help us spread the word by forwarding the announcement on to your colleagues. These are postdoctoral awards for up to two-years, with annual stipends from $55K to $70K per year.

The California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate is a National Science Foundation-supported initiative to increase diversity among STEM graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. Please see the attached program announcement or visit the website for more information.  For assistance with the application process, please contact Dr. Catherine Newman at: californiaalliance@berkeley.edu Continue reading

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Pathways Internship Program

Applications will be accepted starting on Monday, October 5, 2015. There will be 40-50 positions available through fifteen (15) announcements on usajobs.gov.  The positions are in a wide range of areas such as Communications/Broadcasting, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Business, Accounting, & Finance.

The application deadline is 11:59pm Eastern on Friday, October 9, 2015.

These positions are planned to start on January 25, 2016. For more information about the KSC Pathways Program please feel free to visit our website at http://pathways.ksc.nasa.gov.

Apply for the positions via: http://USAjobs.gov.


Lead Application & Database Developer at EPA Raleigh-Durham!

We need a recent master’s graduate who is interested in combining an interest in toxicology with a passion for computer programming and database development! The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Lead Application and Database Developer to join the team at the EPA facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The position is for master’s graduates who have a degree in chemistry, computer science, engineering, bioinformatics, biology, statistics, math, physics or a related discipline, and have education/experience with database concepts and fundamentals, and are proficient in at least one programming language. The position is expected to begin in September 2015 and has a pay rate of $26.91/hour. For more info, or to apply for the position, visit our website at www.orau.org/epa/ Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at@GovCareerPaths.

REACH: Graduate Engineering Preview Program at University of Southern California

REACH is a Master’s and doctoral preview program that takes place at USC’s University Park Campus near downtown Los Angeles. Round-trip transportation, lodging and meals for REACH participants will be paid for by the USC Viterbi School. Attendees who later apply to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering for graduate study will also have their $85 application fee waived.

April 9-10, 2015
University of Southern California

APPLY NOW (Deadline to apply is February 27, 2015)

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DHS Summer Research Team for Minority Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program.

Application deadline: December 15, 2014

Faculty receives a $1,200 weekly stipend.
Graduate students receive a $700 weekly stipend.
Undergraduate students receive a $600 weekly stipend.
All participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowances.

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Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2015.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2015 

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available in a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide. Continue reading

Applications for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program now open

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open!  NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014.  Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.  Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study in science or engineering and leads to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree.  The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) PROGRAM SOLICITATION (NSF 14-590) – http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14590/nsf14590.pdf

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Sloan Research Fellows – Nominations Now Open

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is now accepting nominations for Sloan Research Fellowships in eight fields:  chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics.

These two-year, $50,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career faculty in recognition of their distinguished performance and exceptional potential as researchers.  Candidates must be nominated by a department head or other senior researcher, and are selected by independent panels of noted scholars in each field.

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NASA Paid Summer Internships Still Available!

NASA is still actively recruiting interns for its paid summer internship program!

Internships are available in a wide variety of disciplines including engineering, physics, astronomy, life and earth sciences, and even some business and finance.

The deadline is March 1st.

To apply, visit http://intern.nasa.gov to complete your base application and apply for up to 15 specific internship opportunities.

Hundreds of internships are available!