Latest Internship / REU Announcements
This page contains information about the internship and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), with basic descriptions of each internship/REU. Click the link at the end of each description for more details about each opportunity.
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iCompBio REU at University of Tennessee at Chatanooga (Posted 03/08/2019)
Learn about computational biology through one of many different research projects in this 10-week program.
- $5,750 stipend + housing and meal plan
- Travel allowance up to $500
- Inter-disciplinary training in computer science and biology
- Coding boot camp in R and Python
- Diverse range of research topics
- Chattanooga is a great outdoor city
To apply: Submit an application by March 25th. Student application includes an application form, transcripts, a personal statement, a resume, preferences of research topics, and 2 letters of recommendations uploaded to the REU site.
Data Management and Curation Fellowship at the National Transportation Library (Posted 11/20/2018)
The selected participant will be offered an opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in data management and data curation best practices relating to transportation data, including aviation data. Learn to create and evaluate data management plans as well as craft data curation standards, operating plans, and policies.
opportunities to gain skills and experience may include:
- Applying data management best practices to high-value transportation datasets, including
- Using national and international standards to author metadata documentation;
- Programmatically minting persistent identifiers for datasets;
- Migrating and curating legacy datasets;
- Documenting and cataloging data packages;
- Operating a digital repository;
- Engaging in data management and curation outreach across the USDOT
Annual Stipend: $60,000 (commensurate with educational level and experience)
Health Insurance Supplement: $4,800
Professional Development Allowance: $2,500
Relocation Allowance: $2,000
Requirements: must have a Master's degree in Library science, Information science, or related field, with a focus on data curation, data management, or similar skills.
Full description + application: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOT2018-07
Questions? Email USDOT@orau.org
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program
The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees. The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Placements are available at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in TN, as well as locations in Washington, D.C., Maryland, California, New Mexico and others.
- Be at least 18 years of age at time of application.
- Be a U.S. Citizen.
- Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
- Be available to participate in the full 10-week program.
- Be currently enrolled full-time as a degree-seeking student in a STEM program at an accredited college or university at the Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral level.
- Must be at least a college sophomore at the time of application. Students pursuing an Associate’s degree are eligible to apply if transferring to pursue a Bachelor’s degree for Fall 2019.
Application (Deadline 12/17/18 for Summer 2019): https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/MLEF-2019
Science, Technology, and Policy Opportunity in Vehicle Technologies Analysis
An opportunity from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology, and Policy (STP) Program. Design and management of original research applying advanced analytical tools, concepts, principles, processes, and procedures to answer transportation-related questions related to vehicle fuel economy and performance, vehicle component technology readiness, technology cost reduction, market penetration, and potential benefits, including fuel savings and greenhouse gas reductions.
Includes stipend for living expenses determined by EERE officials based on academic and professional background. Relocation expenses up to $5,000, available. Travel allowance of $10,000 available. Appointment is in Washington, DC.
More information and Application: https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-STP-VTO-2018-1300