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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Graduate Preview Event

    The College of Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications forthe 2022 Opportunities in Engineering Conference (OPPS). OPPS is an opportunity foroutstanding undergraduate juniors and seniors to visit the UW-Madison campus andexplore graduate programs in engineering. The conference will be held fromWednesday, November 9 through Saturday, November 12, 2022.

    Deadline to apply: Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11:59PM CT.

  • Opportunity from Optica for Black undergraduates or master's level students in physics, chemistry, biology and engineering

    Amplify Optics Immersion Program, 15-18 October 2022

    This program is for students interested in learning more about light and light-based technologies impacting various fields such as biomedical, imaging andsensing, communications, the environment, lasers and laser technology, andquantum research and technology. The student does not have to be currentlyenrolled in an optics course – just have a strong interest to learn more about the field, research and career opportunities.

  • University of Oregon - LAUNCH

    Prospective graduate school applicants from historically underserved ethnic-minority populations are invited to apply to the Launch program! Launch allows students an in-person opportunity to explore the Bioinformatics & Genomics Master's Program at the University of Oregon and strengthen their graduate application.

    Apply By: Friday, September 30th, 2022

  • Mentoring Undergraduates in Science and Engineering (MUSE)

    Are you looking for a mentor?

    The Mentoring Undergraduates in Science and Engineering (MUSE) program is designed to foster mentoring relationships. The program aims to network undergradaute students with graduate students and to facilitate mentor-mentee relationships based on a common research interest. Participants define their own goals and the direction of the mentoring relationship.

    - Learn about graduate school and the application process
    - Learn about research and what it involves
    - Find opportunities to be involved in research projects
    - Seek advise on particular research projects
    - Shadow your mentor to learn about graduate school life

    Eligibility

    - Must be a University of illinois student
    - Must be enrolled in the College of Engineering

    To apply to participate in MUSE, please complete the information sheet on this MUSE webpage.

    Please visit the MUSE Website for more information.

  • Engineering Research Fair & International Research Symposium

    The Grainger College of Engineering Undergraduate Research in cooperation with International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) are sponsoring this fall's Engineering Research Fair and International Research Symposium on September 27, 4:00 - 6:00 PM at Illini Union Rooms A, B, and C.

    Students can drop by anytime during the fair to DISCOVER undergraduate opportunities, LEARN about science and engineering research, and CONNECT with the research community. Registration is free: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/817933978

    For inquiries, please email Engineering Undergraduate Research at engr-ugr@illinois.edu

  • Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP @ UI)

    Undergraduate students selected to be part of the program will begin work with their mentors in Spring 2023. As part of the program, students will (1) attend regular weekly class meetings (GC 295, Introduction to Undergraduate Research, 3 credit hours) with OUR instructors; and (2) work one-on-one with their research mentors, an average of 5-6 hours per week. As part of the course requirement, students will complete a final project, consisting of a poster, to be presented during the Undergraduate Research Symposium, an annual event sponsored by OUR.

    For more information about URAP, and to apply to the program, please visit our website: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/urap.html

    Application Deadline

    Deadline for applications is October 6, 2022 at 11:59pm.

    To apply, please visit: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/urap.html

  • City Scholars

    Live, Learn, and Intern in Chicago with the UIUC Engineering City Scholars Don’t miss this opportunity to gain experience and connect with top-tier Chicago tech companies that can help you shape your career.

    Application is due September 22, 2022. Visit the City Scholars website for more information and to apply or email cityscholars@illinois.edu with questions.

  • Ohio State Graduate Engineering Open House 2022

    Greetings from Ohio State!

    The College of Engineering invites you to apply to the Graduate Engineering Open House (GEOH) which will take place this October. The priority deadline to apply is Monday, September 22nd and the final deadline will be Friday, October 14th. Travel funding available, but space is limited. Apply by the priority deadline for priority consideration.

    WHAT | This invite-only event aims to give prospective graduate students a preview of what Ohio State engineering has to offer and how we support your success.  The event is specifically aimed at underserved or underrepresented student populations including, but not limited to, female, racial and ethnic groups (African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American and Native Alaskan) historically underrepresented in STEM fields, veterans, LGBTQ+, and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. 

    Priority deadline: Monday September 22nd 

    WHEN | Friday and Saturday, October 28-29, 2022. View the full agenda here.

     

  • Technical Research and Development Intern 2023 (Paid)

    The paid Summer Internship Program is an opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a full-time BNSF employee. As an intern at BNSF, you’ll be given real-life, impactful assignments that will put your skills and education into practice. Your summer project will combine classroom experience and real-life business situations to provide value-added work to BNSF. 

    The program is designed to identify students BNSF hires as full-time Management Trainees after graduation. During your summer internship, you will get the chance to network with peers, our Business Resource Groups, and Senior Leaders throughout the BNSF network.  

    Anticipated Start Date: June 2023  Number of Positions: 1  Salary Range: $4,000 per month 

    APPLY EARLY AS THIS JOB MAY BE FILLED AT ANY TIME. 

  • Truman Scholarship

     The Truman Foundation identifies aspiring leaders at an important inflection point in their development – when they are college juniors – and recognize and reward their commitments to careers in public service. Although certainly accomplished, many are still largely untested. Yet when you look at what the now more than 3,300 Truman Scholars have achieved, our risk-taking is paying off. 

    Application deadline: February 7, 2023

  • Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity

    Applications now open through December 15, 2022!

    Formerly known as the National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC), was founded in 1989 “To increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in STEM fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool.” Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (GFSD) is a partnership between federal agencies & laboratories, industry, and higher education institutions. GFSD has a strong partnership with the University of Southern California. GFSD is a registered US nonprofit (501c3). Benefits for fellows:

    • Graduate stipend
    • Paid internships
    • Support and community

     

     

  • Gilman Scholarship

    The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship. The Institute of International Education has administered the program since its inception in 2001.

    Application Deadline is October 6

  • Southwest Research Institute Career Opportunities for University of Illinois Students

    Stop by Southwest Research Institute's booth at the Engineering Career Fair on September 14th!

    From Mark Saldana, "our engineers are incredibly passionate about the impact they make in the world, we would love to present to your members about how we pursue innovation. We are hosting interviews for internship and full time roles and would love to hire some University of Illlinois students! We have many entry level positions in our defense and intelligence solutions division, space science, intelligent systems, and automotive engineering! You can learn more about their initiatives related to national security and intelligence data by visiting their page: https://www.swri.org/technical-divisions/defense-intelligence-solutions"

  • Office of Science Graduate Student Research Application Workshops

    The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research working side by side with science and engineering experts at a DOE laboratory or facility.

    Workshop 1: General overview of the SCGSR Program

    September 15, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EST)

    Workshop 2: Q&A and Application Guidance

    October 20, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EST)

    Application Deadline: November 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (EST)

  • THE HACIA Scholarship Foundation is Currently Accepting Applications 2023

    The HACIA Scholarship & Education Foundation has established an undergraduate scholarship award for or Hispanic students enrolled in an accredited university or college institution in curriculums.  The Scholarship Committee will be selecting candidates for a monetary award of $5,000 to be used toward college costs.  Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and enrolled in an Engineering, Building and Construction Technology or Architectural curriculum.  Applications will be subject to verification.  Inaccurate information may be cause for disqualification.

    To receive the fullest consideration, Scholarship Applications must be either via email or postmarked by Friday, November 18, 2022.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

    https://www.haciaworks.org/the-hacia-scholarship-foundation-is-currently-accepting-applications-2023/

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  • Illinois Club Scholarships 2022–2023

    Since 1915, The Illinois Club has provided financial support to undergraduate students. This year, we will be awarding the following scholarships:

    · Humanities and Social Sciences Award of $4,000

    · Engineering and Science Award of $4,000

    · Global Focus Award of $4,000

    · Isabelle Purnell Education Award of $4,000

    · The Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award of $4,500

    Applications Open: September 6, 2022 Application Deadline: 5 PM, October 15, 2022

    To apply for these scholarships, please complete the application at go.illinois.edu/TICScholarshipApplication

    General Eligibility

    You must be an undergraduate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, have earned at least 60 credit hours by the beginning of the Spring 2023 semester, and graduate no earlier than December 2023. A minimum GPA of 3.0 at both the time of application and winning of award is also required.

    For more detailed descriptions of each scholarship, please see the attachment. 

  • Engineering Design Council Funding Proposals Due September 19

    Welcome back! It is that time of year; many of our groups have had amazing sucessses and we are looking forward to supporting you again in 2022-23. Engineering Design Council is now officially requesting proposals for multi-disciplinary project support for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    The proposal deadline is September 19th at 11:59 PM. Late submissions will not be accepted.

  • Apply Now! Spring 2023 Internship Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories

    The Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs are now accepting applications for spring 2023! These programs, sponsored and managed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with DOE national laboratories, provide internship opportunities at national labs for college students and recent graduates.

    The deadline to apply for the spring 2023 term is Oct. 5, 2022, at 5 p.m. ET.

  • New Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office Science, Technology and Policy Opportunity

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program is seeking to develop leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy. The EERE STP program provides an opportunity for highly talented scientists and engineers to participate in policy-related projects at EERE Offices in Washington, D.C.

    ORISE is continuing normal program operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This opportunity will be offered as long as Department of Energy Headquarters is able to complete the onboarding process and ensure a meaningful experience to participants. We encourage you to apply and submit your application as soon as possible.  Updates to this opportunity will be provided on this page as needed.

    Three levels of appointment, Levels 1-3, provide opportunities to a range of experience levels from recent graduates to experienced scientists and engineers to participate in the program. All participants will be provided the opportunity to participate in policy-related projects and be mentored by senior EERE staff.

  • NNSA Minority Serving Institution Internship Program

    About NNSA-MSIIP:

    • Open to undergraduate and graduate students at Minority Serving Institutions.
    • Two internship options are available:
      • Summer internships: 12-weeks beginning on June 5, 2023, and ending on August 25, 2023.
      • Year-long internships: 12-months beginning on June 5, 2023, and end on May 31, 2024 including full-time participation during the summer and part-time participation during the academic year.

    Application Deadline: October 9, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST

  • Job opening with he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Financial Analyst

    This position is in Region 5, Water Division, State & Tribal Programs & Support Branch, Section 2.

    If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected.

    About region 5: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-5

    Apply at https://www.usajobs.gov/Applicant/Application/ApplyStart/673810500

    Deadline - 09/01/2022 at 11:59pm

  • Learn about Graduate School

    Fall 2022 FREE Virtual Events and Presentations at Purdue University

    All times are in the Eastern Time Zone and observe Daylight Savings when applicable.

    Aug 31, 2022 - Submit your research poster for the Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase! More details about this event below.

    Purdue Application Tips. Tuesday, September 6th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come learn about the graduate application process from Dr. Jackie McDermott in Purdue Engineering. We will walk through different pieces of the Graduate Application as well as how you can prepare a competitive application! Register here.

    Graduate School Funding. Thursday, September 8th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m Dr. Janet Beagle, Sr. Director of Graduate Programs in Purdue Engineering, will share an introduction to graduate school funding and some tips for finding funding. Register here.

    Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase – Sept 25-26. Meet Purdue Engineering Graduate Programs and Faculty, and learn about both graduate research and summer undergraduate research programs at Purdue. Free, online, and interactive. Also includes Poster Presentations (submit yours by Aug 31– cash prizes for best!), Virtual Tours, and an Application Fee Waiver for participants.

  • NSBE Buddies Program

    NSBE Buddies is a mentorship program within the National Society of Black Engineers that connects new first-year and transfer students to those with more experience at UIUC. This program focuses on promoting academic excellence while fostering consistent meaningful connections within the NSBE family, and overall engagement within the chapter.

    If you are interested in being a mentee for the program please fill out the form below and keep an eye out for information regarding the NSBE Buddies Program Kickoff on September 2! https://forms.gle/d7Pa61ivMtbJujyZ6

  • Register for the ORISE DoD virtual career fair Aug. 31

    Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 12-3 p.m. ET, for a virtual career fair showcasing STEM internship and fellowship opportunities offered at U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) research facilities around the country!

    If you have any questions, please contact ExperienceORISE@orau.org.

  • NCSA's SPIN program is still looking for undergraduate interns for AY 2022-23

    SPIN Academic Year 2022-23 session information:

    Work 5 hours a week for 14-16 weeks each semester, the pay rate is $15 per hour

    Any UIUC undergraduate student in good academic standing enrolled in at least 12 credit hours perterm, no restriction on year of study or major

    Students need to be on the UIUC campus to participate in the SPIN program, international students are eligible

    Start date: as soon as possible

    Application deadline: September 4

    If any questions, please contact Olena Kindratenko at kindrat2@illinois.edu

  • Invitation to Join the Cancer Scholars Program (CSP)

    The Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) is focused on training students to be the next generation of cancer researchers, and they are interested in recruiting incoming freshmen to the Cancer Scholars Program (CSP).

    You may learn about the experiences of two alumni of CSP at this link:

    https://uofi.app.box.com/s/q72fufn8hqi32tsbrzvlcxs9mh0ppgea

    CSP has historically recruited an average of 12-18 students each year.

    If you are interested in joining CSP, please complete the survey at this link to express your interest by July 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CT:

    https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/3024811

    If you have problems submitting the form, please contact Dr. Marcia Pool (mpool@illinois.edu).

  • ORISE Participant/Alumni Panel Discussion

    Date and Time:  Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

    The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) invites you to join them for an ORISE Participant/Alumni Panel on June 28th to learn more about the ORISE internship and fellowship experience.  A panel consisting of current and former ORISE participants will discuss how their participation in ORISE better prepared them for their careers.

    You can register for the Webinar at this link: 

    https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_u7bBIqpORfC-jgMlPInsiw

    If you have any questions or trouble registering, contact ORISE at:

    ExperienceORISE@orau.org.

  • 2022 Data Analyst & Statistics Fellowships with NSF

    Application Deadline:  June 30, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time Zone

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering Fellowships in the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) Research Ambassadors Program in Alexandria, VA (Washington D.C. area).  Appointments may result in a virtual placement due to COVID-19 impacts. Fellowships are for one year and may be extended based upon project needs and funding availability for up to 5 years.

    Activities on assigned research or technical projects may include:

    • Interpreting data and analyzing results using appropriate methods, techniques, and visualizations
    • Practice identifying, analyzing, interpreting, and visualizing trends and patterns in complex data sets
    • Gaining knowledge of state-of-the-art statistical, analytical, and visualization methods and techniques through reading, meetings with federal and non-federal researchers and analysts, and participation in professional meetings

    Qualifications

    Opportunities with NCSES are open to students, recent graduates, and faculty as well as applicants with technical or research post-degree experience in a field related to the NCSES mission.

    To qualify for this opportunity you must:

    • Be 18 years of age or older at time of application.
    • Be currently pursuing or have received an Associate's degree, Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree, or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university.

    U.S. citizenship is not required for participation in the program. However, depending on the research project, U.S. citizenship or permanent residence may be required. 

    You may apply at this link: 

    https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-2022-0003

  • Invitation to Apply for Undergraduate Research Experience at IIDAI 2022-2023

    The IBM-Illinois Discovery Accelerator Institute is a new model of academic-industry partnership designed to increase access to technology education and skill development to spur breakthroughs in emerging areas of technology including hybrid cloud and AI, quantum computing, accelerated materials discovery, and sustainability to accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges. Leading scientists and engineering from both IBM and The Grainger College of Engineering are partnering on a variety of projects.

     

    Application Deadline: April 26, 11:59PM CST

    For questions, please contact

    Dr. Tasha Mamaril (nmamaril@illinois.edu)

  • Columbia REU Summer Program in Chemical Engineering

    This REU site within the Chemical Engineering Department at Columbia University provides the perfect opportunity to gain research experience related to climate and health solutions while also experiencing life, culture and career opportunities in New York City. You will have a chance to conduct research in a chemical engineering lab at Columbia while living and experiencing NYC with your cohort of 10 students as well as students from Columbia and a wide range of other colleges and universities. Please contact engineeringreu@columbia.edu if you have any questions.

    Application still open! Apply Now

  • ILIPA Virtual Career Panel

    When: Thursday April 17, 2022 

    Where: Zoom, 5-6 PM CST

    What: Virtual Educational Panel for Minority In Engineering (MIE),Women in Engineering (WIE), and STEM Students atthe University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

    Click the link below to register for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    https://marshallip.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpfuitrTosH90L1XZW_vWqXUZeDrA66mTa

    Reach out to Meggan Duffy with any questions: mfd@marshallip.com

  • NOKIA Software and R&D Summer Co-Op

    Application Deadline - April 6th!

    Position:   Software R&D Summer Co-Op

    Duration:  15 weeks

    Date:  May 16 - August 26, 2022

    "We are looking for a student that wants to join a software development team and learn about the daily work that an engineer would accomplish if working at Nokia.   As an Co-Op, you will be making software changes to software that is used in our product.  You will also learn how to write automated tests for testing this software"

    https://aluperf.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/software-r-d-summer-co-op-69732

  • Graduate Diversity Visitation Program (GDVP)

    Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

    The Graduate Diversity Visitation Program (GDVP) is a four-day program held each fall semester. During the visit, you’ll become familiar with the Graduate School leadership staff, graduate programs, faculty and students in your program of interest, the rich, cultural opportunities present at the University and Greater Lafayette community, and experience campus life.

  • Register Today for the AISES Region 5 Conference

    Every spring the seven Regional Conferences gather student and professional members to champion each other and expand their knowledge and skills through a wide variety of workshops and sessions.

    Regional Conferences are typically held at college campuses, hosted by the school’s AISES Chapter. Many professional members participate as mentors and speakers, sharing their expertise and facilitating discussions in areas like engineering, environmental science, or on crossovers between traditional ecological knowledge and western science. 

    Online registration is available until: 3/11/2022

    When: March 18 - 20, 2022

  • Cornell University: (FLAME) Summer Program

    June 5 to August 5, 2022

    Application deadline: March 18, 2022

    The Cornell FLAME Summer Program provides students from historically underrepresented backgrounds a unique opportunity to launch into a Ph.D. program through enhanced summer research experience and through a subsequent fast-tracked/prioritized admission into the Cornell MAE Ph.D. program with tailored programmatic and financial support. It is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Energy and Sustainability, Robotics and Autonomy, and Space Science and Engineering.

     

    Questions: please contact flame@cornell.edu

  • Personalized Scholarship Matching - IOScholarships

    ioscholarships.com offers  thousands of curated scholarships and financial education resources for Hispanic American, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native and Asian Pacific Islander students:

    Your debt-free education, our commitment.

    By taking five-minutes to tell us about yourself, our proprietary scholarship matching algorithm is able to match you with personalized scholarship results.

    Your privacy, our priority.

    We treat your data as if it was our own. We don't share, sell, or distribute your personal information with third parties.

    Your diverse background is valuable.

    Help pay for your college expenses with the right scholarship for you based on your diverse background. The more you apply, the better the chances to win scholarships!

  • General Motors Spring/Summer Internship

    2022 Spring/Summer Internship

    Application Deadline: Thursday, March 3rd, 2022

    Wanted: Software Developers who are innovators, creative minds, problem solvers, and people who get things done! 

    To thrive in this position, you must have an insatiable drive for excellence and be able to challenge yourself and peers. Our roles require critical thinking, superb communication, and a passion for service excellence. As a Software Developer Intern, you would be responsible for developing solutions that drive innovation and competitive advantage. This role encompasses writing code to build and support GM’s systems, applications, and platforms as well as configuring, optimizing, and deploying packaged software (COTS). You will work with other project developers and architects to ensure that designs and quality are meeting GM requirements. Each Developer is envisioned to be part of the full software development life cycle (SDLC) of a project: from initiation through deployment. 

    These positions could be located in either Detroit, MI or Austin, TX. from May and June of 2022.

  • Purdue's Early Discovery Program

    Purdue University College of Engineering is now accepting applications for our Early Discovery event! Be empowered to build your network and discover your next step. This interactive two-day FREE online event will feature expert speakers and interactive discussions on topics like: Is Grad School for Me?, Graduate School Funding, Careers with a Graduate Degree, and more!  

    Application Deadline: Submit your Early Discovery application no later than March 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

    This event is not your typical campus visit. Participants will learn from pre-watch materials and come to Early Discovery prepared to engage with presenters and other participants. Early Discovery aims to help participants build a professional network. Join us, and encourage your friends to apply, too! Our supportive network is here to help you learn and succeed: before, during, and after the event.

  • HSF Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2022, 5:00 PM PT

    The 2022-2023 HSF Scholar Program Application is now open and closes in 2 weeks on March 1, 2022, 5:00 PM PT. We encourage you to share this opportunity with students in your network. 

    • Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
    • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training
    • Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
    • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium
    • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and select career opportunities with HSF corporate partners
    • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which ranges from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students
  • Cornell LSAMP REU and new program in Geosciences

    Application Deadline Extended  - Apply by Feburary 22!

    Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) is recruiting for two summer research opportunities, please circulate the announcement to eligible undergraduates. Applications for both programs are due February 15th.

    Cornell GeoPaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem (new opportunity!)

    This is a paid 9-week summer internship at Cornell called CorGGLE (Cornell Geopaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem). This program is funded by the National Science Foundation GeoPaths program.

    Students from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply and those with non-geoscience majors including: environmental science, physics, chemistry, geography, engineering, math, applied math, biology and computer science as well as social and behavioral sciences.

    Apply Online by 15 February: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/eascorggle/

    For questions about CorGGLE, please contact Professor Matt Pritchard pritchard@cornell.edu

    Cornell LSAMP REU

    CU LSAMP-REU is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate participants the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest through weekly luncheons.

    Through this one-on-one partnership, participants will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. CU LSAMP-REU was developed to aid in the retention of traditionally underrepresented minority groups in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

    Apply Online by 15 February: https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/lsampreu/

    Inquiries, please contact: Cindy Mosqueda at dpeng@cornell.edu

  • IoT-SITY Research Experiences for Undergraduates

    UC Irvine is now accepting applications for our IoT-SITY Research Experiences for Undergraduates.

    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    8-weeks of research experienceHands-on research guided by faculty mentors and graduate studentsGuest speakers, lab tours, and field tripsGraduate school preparation workshop $4,000 stipend & $1,200 meal stipend Travel allowance (up to $600)

    RESEARCH DOMAINS 

    Computer Architecture and Design Cyber-physical Systems Embedded Systems Human-Computer Interaction Transportation Systems Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Hydrologic System Modeling Multimedia Computing Networks and Distributed Systems Intelligent Structure

    QUESTIONS: Email us at oai@uci.edu.

    Applications are due by Monday, February 28th. 2022 at 11:59 PM PST.

  • USC-Amazon Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

    The University of Southern California (USC) and Amazon Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) provides outstanding undergraduate students with the opportunity to compete for positions in that allows them to spend 8 weeks in Los Angeles working on cutting-edge research projects in the field of artificial intelligence, computer science and engineering, and robotics. The USC-Amazon SURE program focuses on undergraduate students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in STEM and allows participants to work in an academic-industry collaboration under the supervision of Viterbi faculty and current PhD students to develop skill sets in research towards academia as well as your career goals. Participants also will engage in professional network opportunities and build relationships that will expand their academic and professional horizons to further their research and career paths. The overarching goal of USC-Amazon SURE is to help students develop an understanding of research in engineering disciplines and prepare students with skills for successful academic careers in engineering graduate programs.

    All USC-Amazon SURE fellows are provided with a $650 stipend per week, campus housing, travel to and from Los Angeles, health insurance, and educational and social activities during the program.

    Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 16 at 11:59 PM (PT)

  • NCSA is offering two summer programs

    • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) The Future of Discovery: Training Students to Build and Apply Open Source Machine Learning Models and Tools (FODOMMaT) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is seeking students to apply for a 10-week paid summer training experience in machine learning. Successful applicants will work full-time on one of cutting-edge FODOMMaT research projects that develop open-source machine learning models and tools and use them to solve real-world problems.
      • The applications are due March 15, 2022.
    • The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has a history of nurturing innovative concepts, and some of the best ideas have come from highly motivated, creative undergraduate students. The SPIN program will be accepting applicants for the Summer 2022 session starting from January 21, 2022.
      • The applications are due March 21, 2022.

    If any questions, please contact Olena Kindratenko at  kindrat2@illinois.edu.

  • HACIA Scholarship & Education Foundation - DEADLINE EXTENDED: Feb. 14th

    The Scholarship Committee will be selecting candidates for a monetary award of $5,000 to be used toward college costs.  Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and enrolled in an Engineering, Building and Construction Technology or Architectural curriculum.  Applications will be subject to verification

    If you need any further information, you can contact Ms. Neida Cintron, Event Manager at (312) 575-0389 or via e-mail at ncintron@haciaworks.org.

     

  • SoNIC Summer Research Workshop at Cornell University

    Cornell will hold the SoNIC Summer Research Program in 2021, this year virtually. The annual event will be conducted over Zoom for four half-days from June 14th to June 17th.

    The SoNIC Summer Research Workshop is targeted to undergraduates and master's students. The theme of the workshop centers around cloud computing (systems and networking) and data analytics, but students with background in CS, IS, EE, Math, and Physics are eligible to apply. The SoNIC Summer Research Workshop, hosted by Cornell University and originally created in collaboration with Howard University, is aimed at significantly increasing the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing and obtaining a Ph.D. in computer science. It is designed to encourage undergraduate or master's students to pursue and achieve a Ph.D.

    Application deadline: Thursday, March 4th

  • UC Irvine Center for Complex and Active Materials Research Experiences for Undergraduates

    The CCAM Materials REU is an 8-week program with a focus on research to discover new materials and novel functionalities through structural design and molecular-scale control. CCAM REU program will support up to 18 participants in: (1) a one-week boot camp introducing fundamentals of MSE concepts to provide baseline knowledge to succeed on their REU project; (2)  design and execution of interdisciplinary materials research projects: (3) preparation for applying to advanced degree programs in the physical sciences and engineering; and 4) seminars and enrichment activities to build students’ skills to be successful in graduate programs.

    Date: June 19 – August 12, 2022

    Location: University of California, Irvine

    Application Deadline:  Monday, February 28, 2022, at 5:00 PM PST

  • 2022 Penn State Drawdown Scholars Program

    Penn State is partnering with Project Drawdown to explore and enhance “the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.” The Drawdown mission seeks to clarify a positive solutions-oriented path ahead for action on climate change. By working with researchers from across the world, the team has already identified 100 of the most substantive solutions to address climate change.

    Program Details:

    • Program dates: June 1 – Aug. 4, 2022
    • Student stipend: $600/week
    • On-campus housing provided
    • Travel reimbursement up to $400

    Application Deadline: February 15, 2022

    • Open to undergraduate students in any major who are interested in Drawdown’s mission to reverse global warming
    • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or U.S. territories if not a full-time student at Penn State
    • Must be at least 18 years of age with plans to graduate in December 2022 or later
    • U.S. students from groups traditionally under-represented in STEM, including women, underrepresented minorities, LGBTQ+ students, first-generation college students, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Questions? Contact Dr. Cindy Reed (chr10@psu.edu)

    Drawdown website: https://www.engr.psu.edu/drawdown/index.aspx

  • 2022 Syracuse University LSAMP Research Program

    Application Deadline: March 11, 2022

    Notification of Acceptance: April 1, 2022

    The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University. Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

  • IBM Accelerate Program

    IBM Accelerate offers high potential undergraduate students a virtual learning experience delivered through weekly live sessions over eight weeks during the summer.

    The program will identify and equip students with the knowledge and readiness they need to be prepared for future consideration of opportunities within the technology industry.

    Learn the skills of the future to adapt and evolve. Explore the technology helping to power industries. Earn a digital badge and network with industry leading IBM professionals.

    The deadline to apply is February 28th, 2022.

  • Purdue Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

    The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a pathway to graduate education at Purdue University. This program is designed to provide equal access and opportunities to underrepresented and diverse students by preparing students for Graduate School by offering eight-weeks intensive research experiences, and graduate school resources that contributes to student's professional and academic growth.

    SROP Application Portal is open from November 1, 2021 - February 10, 2022