Other Opportunities




Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF) – March 29th
Looking for a chance to present your research one more time this year???

Applications still be accepted for SURF!  You can submit abstracts through 3/10/23.
Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Time: 4:00-6:00PM
2nd floor atrium (south) of the UCC (Old Capitol Mall)

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Latham Science Engagement Initiative Fellowship Program
The Latham Science Engagement Fellowship Program, is geared toward undergraduate student researchers interested in communicating science to varied audiences. Fellows work across disciplines to collaboratively develop and implement science outreach projects. Note the course and other requirements below.

Requirements to Apply: 

Current Freshman, Sophomore or Junior standing; One semester of undergraduate research experience (minimum); GPA >3.0; Interest in communicating science in the public sphere

Application: apply online


IOWA - In the Mix (May 18-19, 2023)
In The Mix is a two-day, interactive workshop designed for undergraduates to gain hands-on experience with data science, chemistry theory, and experimental techniques that are critical to the development of materials for new generations of energy storage technologies. Participants will also tour Alliant Energy's English Farms wind power station (near Montezuma, IA) and have a discussion with the site managers to learn about environmental impacts of wind power, including a new system to reduce impact on local bat populations. All meals are for the event are provided. Financial assistance for lodging is available. https://d3tales.as.uky.edu/in-the-mix/
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4/29/2023 Careers in Human Genetics Information Day  

A full day event to expose students and educators interested in human genetics to the variety of careers necessary to deliver personalized medicine. Speakers will give 20-to-30-minute presentations over their education, training and descriptions of daily activities. Lunch is always provided; during lunch, a panel of experts will talk about the highs and lows of their career development.


Summer Research Opportunities

Deadline Opportunity
3/10/2023 IIHG Summer Internship in Genetic Counseling

This eight-week summer internship is designed to provide individuals wishing to pursue a career in genetic counseling hands-on experience. Prior human genetics experience is not required however applicants should have successfully completed undergraduate genetic coursework prior to the internship start date. Anyone interested in pursuing a career in genetic counseling is welcome to apply and is especially beneficial for students with limited access to human genetics opportunities at their home institution. Please note this is a competitive internship, therefore preference will be given to upper-level undergraduate students and recent college graduates.


IIHG Summer Internship in Bioinformatics
This 8-week summer internship is an excellent opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in informatics. Individuals who have experience with computer science and biology and are interested in pursuing a career in informatics are encouraged to apply. Interns will work under the direction of a faculty member at the University of Iowa.

Post-Graduation Opportunities




Oregon Health and Science University Postbaccalureate Research Program (PREP)
The Oregon Health & Science University Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, OHSU Research & Innovation, and the Vollum Institute. The focus of OHSU PREP is to recruit and train Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) postbacs for an intensive, mentored research experience with the goal to prepare them for pursuing a graduate degree in biomedical research. In addition to a year-long sustained research experience. Read more about this opportunity


University of the Virgin Islands Master of Marine and Environmental Science Program
Deadline Extended to March 1st.  The Master of Marine and Environmental Sciences (MMES) program which offers offers instruction in planning, conducting, and evaluating scientific research and using research to manage natural resources. The MMES degree prepares graduates for careers in academic, government, non-profit, and private sectors. Scholarships, including the National Science Foundation Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (NSF S-STEM), and assistantships in research and teaching are available. Read more about this opportunity.


IPREP Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program at IUPUI
IPREP prepares students for successful graduate careers through an intensive research internship coupled with a rigorous and individualized academic and professional personal development plan. IPREP-fellows are provided a twelve months of paid research experience working with an active faculty research mentor in an area relevant to the individual’s career interests. This research internship will begin with several brief rotations through the available research programs to ensure the best fit between fellows and mentors. Read more about this opportunity


PIKE-PREP: Preparation in Interdisciplinary Knowledge to Excel - Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
The mission of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Preparation in Interdisciplinary Knowledge to Excel (PIKE) PREP is to offer a multi-dimensional mentoring and research training experience to prepare underrepresented post-baccalaureate students to enroll and succeed in a top-tier PhD or MD-PhD program and commit to a career in biomedical research. To achieve this mission, PIKE-PREP program students will:

  • Conduct research with mentor support to strengthen their research and technical skills.
  • Improve their competitiveness for PhD program admission through guidance and training on the graduate school application process.
  • Participate in high-quality professional and career development activities individually designed to complement each PREP scholar’s needs and goals.

Engage in continuous and dynamic mentoring and community-building research centered experiences designed to enhance the scholar’s network and integration in the social, research, and academic environments. 


University of Chicago - Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) at the University of Chicago, specifically for individuals underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research areas, who plan to pursue a Ph.D. degree. 


Delaware State University - Biomedical PhD Program - Neuroscience
Delaware State University is accepting applications for its Neuroscience PhD program for fall 2023 until April 15.    Students accepted to the PhD program are fully supported with stipends and tuition remission. https://cast.desu.edu/departments/biological-sciences/neuroscience-phd 


McNair Scholars Research Program for UG Prep for PhD Programs
The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education and have demonstrated strong academic potential. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society. Learn more on the McNair program website


Bridge to the Doctorate Program at N.C. A&T
Bridge to the Doctorate Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a Louis Stokes Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) grant for 2022-2024. We are currently seeking BD applications from eligible underrepresented minority students planning on applying to STEM Ph.D. programs at N.C. A&T for the Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 semesters. 
Learn more about this opportunity 

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