Category: Fellowships and Assistantships

Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Data Incubator’s Summer 2020 Data Science Fellowship application is open!

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome.

Locations: You can attend our program in:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington, DC.
  • Online

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship/apply.html

Session Dates: 2020-06-29 – 2020-08-21
Early Deadline: 2020-04-03
Regular Deadline: 2020-05-02
We are assessing and interviewing candidates who apply for the Early Deadline first and then based on remaining availability, will take candidates who applied for the Regular Deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

Learn More: You can learn about our fellows at The New York TimesLinkedInAmazonCapital One, or Palantir. To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture BeatThe Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.


Accepting Applications for 2020 NSF Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

We are now recruiting for our National Science Foundation (NSF) supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program (May 17 to July 24, 2020) in “Experimental and Computational Materials Research.” Our program is among the longest running NSF REU programs in the country.  We offer a broad range of interdisciplinary materials research experiences to undergraduate students with diverse backgrounds in physics, chemistry, applied mathematics, and engineering.

                The research projects include, but are not limited to, electronic materials, nano-materials, lasers & optical materials, biosensors, biophysics & biomaterials and computer modeling. The scientific research projects are developed specifically for undergraduates by an interdisciplinary team consisting of science and engineering faculty at UAB.

Please find enclosed a recruitment poster for display in high traffic and accessible areas.  Also note that the application can submitted electronically via our web site: https://cas.uab.edu/cnmb/research-experiences-for-undergraduates/application-process/.  Our application deadline is March 15, 2020.  Decisions will be made no later than April 15, 2020.

We are especially interested in receiving applications from qualified women and underrepresented minority candidates.


Announcing 2020 NYU MRSEC Summer REU Program

The New York University (NYU) Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is offering an exciting research opportunity for talented undergraduates in your institution who are interested in performing cutting-edge research in New York City during the summer of 2020 (Tentative Dates: June 1st to August 7th, 2020). Students will have the opportunity to perform interdisciplinary research spanning materials science, chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineering.

To learn more about NYU MRSEC REU program, please visit https://www.nyumrsec.com/reu-program.

Program Components:

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) fellowships are awarded to undergraduates from four-years colleges and universities for participation in a 10-weeks summer program designed to provide unique research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of materials science and engineering. Discover and unravel the fundamental organizing principles of matter that impact the fabrication of complex materials – from the molecular to the colloidal to the macroscopic scale!

Benefits for REU participants:

  • Stipend ($5000)
  • Travel Cost Reimbursement up to $500
  • Housing in the heart of lower Manhattan provided at no cost
  • Professional development workshops

Eligibility:

US Citizen or Permanent Residents

*Program Dates: June 1st – August 7th, 2020

Application Deadline: February 28th, 2020


Michigan Tech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Applications Due Feb. 7

Applications for 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term. Awards are up to $4,000.

Applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 7. For more information, access to the application materials, and instructions, visit our website or contact Sigrid Resh.

By Pavlis Honors College.


Michigan Tech Renewable Energy Graduate Researchers Needed

Michigan Community and Anishinaabe Renewable Energy Sovereignty [MICARES]

Now Recruiting Graduate Researchers

to evaluate risks, barriers, and opportunities associated with renewable energy implementation in rural and indigenous communities in Michigan.

The MI-CARES project is an interdisciplinary research project funded by the National Science Foundation.

We aim to develop tools to help all communities make decisions about how to increase the use of renewable energy while promoting community values and community wellbeing.

Research assistantship funding will cover tuition costs and a monthly stipend. The number of years of funding available varies across positions. Start dates are flexible, with students beginning in fall 2020, spring 2021, or fall 2021.

Students with experience in indigenous communities are preferred.

We are recruiting MS and PhD Students for a variety of programs. Interested individuals should contact potential faculty advisors in your research area for more information:

Michigan Technological University

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: pearce@mtu.edu
  • Materials Science and Engineering: pearce@mtu.edu
  • Chemical Engineering: rgong1@mtu.edu
  • Forest Resources and Environmental Science: yldickin@mtu.edu
  • Computer Science: lebrown@mtu.edu
  • Environmental and Energy Policy: rwinkler@mtu.edu, cschelly@mtu.edu

Michigan State University

  • Community Sustainability: bassett6@msu.edu, schmi420@msu.edu

Michigan Tech SURF Applications Now Open

Applications for 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term.

Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 7. A workshop on writing effective SURF proposals is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Fisher 133. More information and access to the application materials and instructions are available online or contact Sigrid Resh (scresh@mtu.edu).


Michigan Tech Medical Imaging and Informatics Lab Seeking Volunteer Research Assistants

The Laboratory of Medical Imaging and Informatics at Michigan Tech is seeking volunteer Research Assistants.

Lab Director: Weihua Zhou, Ph.D.

Required Qualifications:

Passion for science/ engineering and healthcare.
Strong academic performance with an intended major in computer science/ engineering, biomedical engineering, medical informatics, or electrical engineering. Postbaccalaureate students are also encouraged to apply.
Experience with any programming language.
Ability to work at lab on campus 8 hours each week
One-year commitment.
Strong willingness to learn new and challenging analytical methods.
Excellent communication skills.

Read more at the College of Computing Blog.


Michigan Tech SURF Applications Now Open

Applications for 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term.

Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 7. A workshop on writing effective SURF proposals is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Fisher 133. More information and access to the application materials and instructions are available online or contact Sigrid Resh.

By Pavlis Honors College.


Michigan Tech Spring 2020 PHF Graduate Assistantship Nominations Open

Applications for spring 2020 PHF Graduate Assistantships are being accepted and are due no later than 4 p.m. Oct. 22 to the Graduate School. Instructions on the application and evaluation process are found online. Students are eligible if all of the following criteria are met:

  1. Must be a PhD student participating in health-related research that is aligned with the PHF’s mission
  2. Must be eligible for or in Research Mode at the time of application
  3. Must be 2 years after starting the graduate program at the time of application
  4. Must not be a prior recipient of a PHF Graduate Assistantship

Priority will be given to students originally from Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga or Ontonagon counties. Non-resident students and international students are encouraged to apply if their health research is applicable to health needs and job shortages of our local community.

These assistantships are available through the generosity of the Portage Health Foundation. They are intended to recognize outstanding PhD talent in health-oriented research areas. Applicants should be a catalyst for promoting and improving the overall health of Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon communities through one of the following:

  • Health research and technology development
  • Health education or preventive and wellness initiatives
  • Rural healthcare access, informatics, and assessment of care

Students who receive full support through a PHF Graduate Assistantship may not accept any other employment.