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National Science Foundation Research Experiences For Undergraduates

TWO SITE OPTIONS:
 
The UNLV REU Site: Mechanisms in Evolution is accepting applications for summer 2019.
Participants receive a $5,750 stipend, travel subsidy and complimentary housing in a University of Nevada Las Vegas dormitory.   
 
For more information on the REU program, please see:  https://www.nsfreu.org/
The program dates are May 28 to Aug 2, 2019.  The application is due Sunday, March 3, 2019.
Please see the list of mentors and the on-line application at https://www.unlv.edu/lifesciences/moereu.
 
A complete application includes a one-page career essay, transcripts, and one letter of recommendation.  Interested students may contact moereu@unlv.edu for additional information.
 
The SOUTH DAKOTA REU Site:  
 
“Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience).” Sustainable RIVER is a full-time, paid, undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the students will investigate different invasive elements and cultural and natural stressors affecting the Missouri River. The students will conduct an independent research project (see below), participate in field trips on and along the Missouri River, and produce a team project.

Research projects for the summer of 2019 are:
·        Effects of invasive trees on native floodplain forest vegetation and breeding birds
·        Effects of modified sediment loads on Missouri River and tributary hydrology
·        Effects of invasive fish on Missouri River food webs
·        Geological heritage sites along the Missouri River corridor
·        Examining the effects of pesticides on amphibian disease
·        A changed river’s effects of pesticides on amphibian disease
·        Ethnohistorical relationships among American Indian tribes and the Missouri River
·        Importance of aquatic insect-derived fatty acids to riparian birds along the Missouri River
·        Perceptions of multifunctional landscapes along the Missouri National Recreational River

The Sustainable RIVER project will run from 28 May to 2 August 2019. Students participating in the project will receive a $5,500 stipend plus additional funding for food, housing, and travel. This project is open to any undergraduate student, but students from community and tribal colleges and students studying sustainability are especially encouraged to apply.
 
Applications for the project can be submitted now through 15 February 2019.

 


Research Scientist II, Correlative Studies Laboratory

 
Overview
This is a unique position that requires significant understanding and application of both existing and new scientific methods and knowledge in accordance with GLP standards. Responsible for operating standardized scientific procedures and techniques in a highly regulated environment (GLP compliant) for clinical research applications; contributes to the planning, design, execution and interpretation of process optimization experiments (process development and/or assay development); makes detailed observations, records data, as well as assesses the processes and results for reliability/efficacy/compliance. Assists in preparation of reports, regulatory submissions, and the drafting of standard operating procedures for novel techniques; may participate in the guidance/mentoring of junior staff.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Required Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline.
Minimum to two (2) year’s experience in a related area/laboratory setting.
Preferred:
Significant experience conducting research in area of specialization.
Some experience with laboratory management.  
VISIT SEATTLE CHILDREN'S WEBSITE TO APPLY

 


SCRIBE AMERICA -- HIRING FOR POSTIONS IN WENATCHEE

Scribes work one on one with board certified physicians assisting with documentation for each patient evaluated by the doctor.  It is an exceptional opportunity for anyone interested in medicine to gain first-hand experience following a physician in an emergency department setting.

ScribeAmerica offers paid classroom & clinical training. Each employee will have multiple training sessions both in the classroom and the department during which we teach extensive medical terminology and appropriate medical/legal charting documentation.

SEE FLYER for more information about the positions and how to apply.

Environmental Sciences/Biology/Hydraulic Internships – Northwest Region
Opening Date: 01/17/19           
Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: $18.26 - $24.43 Hourly
Job Type: Internship
Location: Shoreline, Washington
Recruitment #: 19DOT-NWR-EnvironInterns

The Opportunity: 
WSDOT Northwest Region Environmental Office has two exciting internships for currently enrolled students who want to observe and participate in real world application of their current field of study. This is a great opportunity to learn about the exciting work WSDOT is doing to meet environmental stewardship goals in a real world setting. The Environmental Office directly supports the transportation needs of Washington State by providing environmental technical studies, field investigations, interagency coordination, and construction support to WSDOT projects and operations. The successful candidates will receive exposure to the various roles in the Environmental Office and WSDOT project teams and gain hands-on experience assisting the program in hydraulics, fish & wildlife, environmental permitting, cultural resources, air quality, acoustics, water quality, and wetlands studies.
This is a temporary position/internship lasting approximately three to five months.

Please note the initial resume review will take place on March 1st. To view the entire posting and apply, please visit: Environmental Sciences Interns

--WEBSITES TO SEARCH--


State of Washington Job Board  (wa.careers.gov)
USAJobs (www.usajob.gov)
How to Land a Technician Job in Fisheries and Wildlife
The Wildlife Society Careers Webpage
Conservation Job Board
DOE Sciences Undergraduate Laboratory Internships  

--OTHER JOB & INTERNSHIP LISTINGS--
 
STUDENTS:  The list of jobs (shown below) are from the Wildcat Career Network database, which includes positions posted directly by employers and a selection of postings culled from major job websites for all fields of employment.  For example, the Wildcat Career Network does not currently cull all jobs related to the biological sciences from wa.careers.gov.
Please keep this in mind and be sure to also search other job sites.
 
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