NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Information Session

August 17, 2017
If you are an undergraduate senior or a graduate student in your first or second year of graduate school, we invite you to attend the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Information Session on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. This session will be facilitated by Dr. Benjamin Marquez who has served as a reviewer for the NSF GRFP competition. Dr. Marquez will provide an overview of the application process and will share tips on how to make your application more successful. The event will be held in the Auditorium at the UW-Madison Biotechnology Center from 4:00 - 5:00 PM. Follow this link to register: NSF GRFP Information Session August 2017 The GRFP is a prestigious, nationally competitive fellowship offered by the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals in the early stages of their graduate study. Fellows are free to use their Fellowship at any university, college, or non-profit academic institution of higher education accredited in, and having a campus located in, the United States, its territories, or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico that grants ...
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Public Service Fair, Fall 2017

August 15, 2017
Monday, September 11 (3-6 pm) Union South, Varsity Hall Over 60 local non-profit groups will be in attendance to meet 1:1 with students seeking ways to get involved with volunteer, intern and part-time/full-time opportunities. Typically employer organizations focus on: human rights, mentorship, education, youth development, healthcare, social and economic justice. Co-sponsored by: Morgridge Center for Public Service and College of Letters & Science Career Services For more information: https://morgridge.wisc.edu/events-calendar/public-service-fairs/- Public Service Fair Website through Morgridge Center PSF Employers Attending  - Students can review the employers attending by visiting the following link, updated daily. For inquiries about the fair please contact: Nate Doolin, Recruiting and Events Coordinatorndoolin@wisc.edu
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Internship in Osaka, Japan

July 24, 2017
New spring paid internship in Osaka, Japan for Biology Students! Organization: Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. Location: Osaka, Japan Fields: Applied microbiology or molecular biology, energy, research Duration: 6+ months starting in January 2018 Project: Assist on research focused on genetic improvement of microorganism that produces 3-hydroxybutyrate as part of the Bio & Chemicals Team in the Energy Technology Laboratories. Requirements: Continuing undergrad student with major or coursework in microbiology or molecular biology. Only English required. Compensation: Housing, meals, local travel, and a stipend are provided. Deadline: August 27, 2017 See full details and apply in the IIP Database. Contact Michelle Kern Hall with any questions – kernhall@international.wisc.edu or 608-261-1017. Students must also submit some hard copy materials and meet with Michelle in person or via Skype to finalize the application so do not hesitate to be in touch early. http://internships.international.wisc.edu
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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Information Session

July 12, 2017
If you are an undergraduate senior or a graduate student in your first or second year of graduate school, we invite you to attend the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Information Session on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. This session will be facilitated by Dr. Andrew Greenberg who has served as a reviewer for the NSF GRFP competition. Dr. Greenberg will provide an overview of the application process and will share tips on how to make your application more successful. The event will be held in the Auditorium at the UW-Madison Biotechnology Center from 4:00 - 5:00 PM. Follow this link to register: NSF GRFP Summer 2017 Information Session The GRFP is a prestigious, nationally competitive fellowship offered by the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals in the early stages of their graduate study. Fellows are free to use their Fellowship at any university, college, or non-profit academic institution of higher education accredited in, and having a campus located in, the United States, its territories, or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico that grants ...
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AmeriCorps Position in Madison

June 29, 2017
There are full-time positions open for recent grads and part-time positions for current students interested in a paid AmeriCorps opportunity supporting a community-based project here in Madison. Every year, Achievement Connections serves over 430 high school students in Madison area struggling in mathematics with a goal to help them pass with a 'C' or higher. Passing Algebra by the 9th grade is a key indicator that a student will graduate from high school. You can help our students succeed. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community while gaining professional skills employers look for. Please share this opportunity with students and community members you think may be interested. Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions. We are currently looking for service-oriented and dedicated folks to join our AmeriCorps teams serving in Madison area high schools. The following full-time (and part-time), one year positions starting August 21, 2017 are available:  12 AmeriCorps Math Tutors  4 AmeriCorps Tutor Liaisons  Member benefits include: up to $12,530 Living Allowance up to $5,730 Education Award Student Loan Forbearance Student Loan Interest Payment Basic Medical Insurance Mileage Reimbursement Professional ...
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Restoration Ecology in Eagle Heights Woods

June 28, 2017
Lakeshore Nature Preserve Date:  Saturday, July 08, 2017 Time:  9-11 a.m. Location:   Park along Wood Lane in Shorewood Hills, and meet at the Shady Lane trailhead. Get a behind-the-scenes look at efforts to restore the biological health of this oak forest and woodlands. This project has been funded by the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve. Park along Wood Lane and meet at the Shady Lane trailhead. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve. Leader: Adam Gundlach, adam.gundlach@wisc.edu http://lakeshorepreserve.wisc.edu
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