Day: May 9, 2011

SACNAS offering travel scholarships – Deadline Extended!

SACNAS provides over 900 Travel Scholarship Awards each year to attend their annual conference. Travel scholarships cover travel and/or lodging expenses for undergraduates, post baccalaureates, graduates, and postdocs to attend the SACNAS National Conference.

SACNAS National Conference
As one of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, inclusive, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires with:

  • Professional & leadership development sessions
  • Student & postdoc presentations
  • Scientific symposia sessions
  • Nationally recognized keynote speakers
  • Over 300 exhibits sharing training, research, grad school, and job opportunities
  • Networking and mentoring events
  • Cultural activities & performances

Showcasing cutting-edge science by the nation’s leading minority scientists and offering a supportive community is what makes the annual meeting a transformative event for all participants. Connect with professionals and students in all disciplines of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering from across the country.

Upcoming National Conferences
The annual conference takes place every fall. This year’s conference is scheduled for:

2011: Empowering Innovation and Synergy Through Diversity October 27-30, 2011 in San Jose, California

Apply Now: Deadline Extended!


Michigan Tech and UP highlighted in Smithsonian Magazine

The May issue of Smithsonian Magazine highlighted many of the wonders contained in the UP of Michigan.  “With Lake Superior to the north, Lake Michigan to the south and Lake Huron to the east, the UP covers 16,542 square miles, or about 28 percent of Michigan’s landmass.”

To read more about the UP, including the Ford Center in Alberta which hosts Michigan Tech’s forestry research center see Smithsonian.


NASA Internships Available for Fall, Spring Semesters

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) offers a variety of paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students, for both the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters. The internships are in a variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines, as well as business and finance.

Application deadline is May 31.  For more information visit intern.

Published in Tech Today.