Educational and Research Opportunities

HBCUConnect

This is a GREAT way to show the world what our graduates are doing out in the workplace and in their communities!
Just fill out the form by clicking on the the following link: www.hbcuconnect.com/magazine/feature.cgi (which also has a video describing the opportunity)  

Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem (The University of Vermont)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (Field) - Research Experiences for Undergraduates (Lab)

Program Focus: The ecological and socioeconomic impacts of habi-tat fragmentation, eutrophication, and invasive species on the Lake Champlain ecosystem.
Support:
$5,000 stipend, housing provided, food allowance, travel funds.
Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident, full-time under-graduate student.  
Application Deadline: March 1, 2014  

For More Information: Visit www.uvm.edu/~ecolab/reu  

Top Medical Assistant Schools and Programs

Want to become a medical assistant? Don’t have time to take classes at a college campus? Online medical assistant programs may be the solution you’ve been looking for. With the help of online medical assistant courses, you can get all the education you need without having to change your current lifestyle. Ready to take the plunge into a rewarding and lucrative career? Let us help you get started today!

Click here to review the best online, fully accredited schools for medical assistants: http://www.topmedicalassistantschools.com/  

Additional Resource: theeMedicalAssistants.com, authored by healthcare providers who have years of experience, is a site that helps students who want to pursue medical assisting careers. This site mainly provides information on medical assisting scholarships, careers, training programs, certifications, and the best schools across the nation.

Licensure Resource for Registered Nursing and Practical Nursing

Simplify researching the nursing licensure requirements in each state for registered nursing and practical nursing. Quickly find information such as license application materials, education requirements, nursing license compact agreements, and professional organizations. The most recent news in the world of nursing is updated daily. Click here to access the site: http://www.nursinglicensure.org  

http://www.nursingjobs.us/ - Staff, Per Diem and Travel Nursing Jobs

http://www.nurserecruiter.com/ - Nurse Recruiter: RN Job Board

http://www.nursing-directory.org/ - Online Nursing Directory

http://mississippi.nursingjobs.us/ - Mississippi Nursing Jobs

http://www.ultimatenurse.com/ - The Ultimate Nurse Forum

Health Careers

Interested in a health career, but don't know where to start? Review an award-winning, reliable database for over 120 health careers: http://www.ExploreHealthCareers.org

American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Associated American Dental Schools Application Service(AADSAS):Dental School Applicants for the 2014 Entering Class; Tips for a Successful Application

GoDental is a networking website for students interested in dentistry. For more information, visit www.godental.org.

2014 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair , April 29-30, 2014, Noon-6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Registrater for FREE at www.adea.org/predentalvirtualfair.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) - Help increase your chances of acceptance into medical or dental school. Attend an SMDEP Summer Program. Join other students just like you...Apply Today! www.smdep.org 

University of Tennessee Knoxville Summer Research

Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

The team of REU faculty represent multiple modern scientific disciplines including cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and computational biology.

Rising sophomores, rising junior undergraduate science majors, underrepresented minorities, women, and first generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.

More information and on-line applications are available at our web site: http://web.bio.utk.edu/bcmb/summer/reu.html  

NSF and NASA Funded Programs for Students

Considering undergrad summer research or applying to graduate school? Check out the Pathway to Science opportunities:  

For Undergraduates: Paid Summer 2014 Undergrad Research Opportunities: More than 650 programs – REU and other summer research opportunities for undergrads

For Financial Support in Graduate School: Bridge to the Doctorate, IGERT and NSF Grad Research Fellowship programs provide generous stipend and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation.

For Postdoc opportunities: More than 250 openings nationwide.

For NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships  

Summer Research Program at the University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) is now accepting applications for our UC-HBCU Summer Research Program in Social Ecology. This Sumer Research Program is geared toward providing research experience in the social sciences for advanced undergraduate students currently attending HBCUs. Through this summer research program, we hope to provide an opportunity for students interested in psychology, criminology, sociology, and other social sciences to come to UC Irvine for 8 weeks in the summer and conduct research with our faculty.

Students who may be interested in participating should apply by clicking on the link: http://socialecology.uci.edu/summerresearch.

Students can learn more about our departments in the School of Social Ecology at UCI, particularly, in Psychology and Social Behavior and Criminology, Law and Society by clicking on the link: http://socialecology.uci.edu/

University of Notre Dame

Degree offerings in Patent Law

Notre Dame will begin offering a Certificate in Patent Law in Chicago in Fall 2014. The MS in Patent Law will continue to be offered at our campus in South Bend, IN.

To be eligible for either program, students must have a hard science (biology, chemistry, physics) or engineering background. Students already holding advanced degrees are especially encouraged to apply.

Starting in the 2014-2015 academic year, Notre Dame will offer a Certificate in Patent Law at our Chicago campus. Notre Dame will continue to offer the MS in Patent Law at our campus in South Bend, IN.

Career Options in patent law (have you ever heard of a patent agent?). Visit patentlaw.nd.edu now to learn more. 

Virginia Tech - Reseach Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Cognitive Communications is now accepting applications. Develop cruicial research and job skills in the exciting field of wireless tecnology! Virginia Tech will be sponsoring 10 students for 10 weeks beginning May 27 and ending August 1, 2014. Read all about our student's success and experiences at http://www.reu.wireless.vt.edu under the 2013 archives.

Enter our annual contest called the Software Defined Radio Design Challenge. This contest is held during Virginia's Tech's annual Wireless Symposium and Summer School scheduled for May 28-30, 2014. This is an excellent opportunity for students to interact with other like-minded students, as well as corporations (and possible future employers). Awards will be given to the First, Second, and Third Place winners.

Virginia Tech - Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Planned Area of Research for 2014: Polymeric Nanostructures for Delivering Drugs and Imaging Agents May 20 - August 1, 2014

Earn $7,000 during the 11 week program (stipend & living expenses)
Conduct research with science and engineering faculty members
Rising juniors and seniors preferred (U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident)
Application review begins February 1, 2014 (APPLY EARLY)  

For more information and to apply online, visit our website at http://www.mii.vt.edu/SURP 

Purdue University

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