November 14, 2017
Wisconsin AHEC (Area Health Education Center) will be offering the annual “Wisconsin Express” (one-week cultural immersion program) in Spring and Summer 2018. This field experience offers unique insider access to a local region of Wisconsin, including tours of facilities and conversations with people who live and work in that part of the state. The 2018 program offers 14 sites, each with a different cultural focus (such as Native American, Amish, Somali, Hmong, African American, Latinx), and other special focus areas (such as aging, women’s health, addiction, or incarceration). Teams of 6-12 student stay overnight and travel together throughout the week to tour local resources and meet health care providers and many additional professionals in the region, to gain an understanding of the community. Past participants have appreciated this opportunity to explore interesting areas and programs in the state, which they otherwise would not have discovered. Program dates: Summer (10 sites) – May 20-25, 2018 Spring Break (4 sites) – 3 different weeks in March 2018; see application for timing and site locations Participant fee is $210 for the week; partial scholarship assistance is available for ...
Gundersen Health System Student Summer Research Fellow
The Student Summer Research Fellow will develop an understanding of medical research in a community-based clinical setting through a 13-week summer internship. Students will utilize commonly used experimental designs for research studies and gain insight in disease processes, observation of diagnostic and treatment interventions. In collaboration with a Principal Investigator (PI), research mentor, and biostatistician, the student will work on a research project, including but not limited to data collection through review of patient medical records, data entry, analysis, and potentially publication. Students will utilize available resources, including but not limited to, the medical library, online resources, departmental guidelines and policies, and methods of scientific writing, to complete specific research project goals. Students will present a 15-minute verbal PowerPoint presentation of their research project findings at a noon conference at the end of the summer internship. Students will gain knowledge of medical departments through specific departmental training and shadowing experiences. Perform other duties as assigned. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities. Applications MUST be done through the Gundersen website. Online application must include a Goal Statement indicating your goals for the future (save in ...
International Education Week
November 13, 2017
Celebrate international education at UW-Madison. State Department Diplomat in Residence, Midwest Campus Visit Melissa Martinez will be on campus to talk with students about internships and careers in the foreign service. International Internship Program & SuccessWorks are hosting the visit. Tuesday, November 14 in 336 Ingraham Hall 2:30-4pm: Drop-ins with a Diplomat. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions! 4-5pm: Careers in the State Department Info Session Wednesday, November 15 in SuccessWorks, 3rd Floor UW Bookstore 10am-12pm: Diplomat Office Hours. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions! 12-1pm: Becoming a Foreign Service Officer: Test & Assessments Information International Education Week Alumni Career Mentoring Thursday, November 16, 2016 6:00 - 7:30 PM Gordon Dining & Event Center, Concerto Refreshments provided! Come to meet and network with alumni who took their international experiences to work with them in a broad range of careers. Talk with alumni from a diverse range of employers, including: Apple, Inc. Deutsche Bank AG Merck United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) United Airlines ...
November 8, 2017
Biocore is an honors program that can fulfill both introductory and foundational course requirements for the Biology major. Meet with your Biology Major Advisor to learn how. Biocore provides: • Collaborative Honors biology community • Small class sizes with supportive large teaching team • Strong emphasis on research, scientific reasoning and communication • Earn Biocore Honors Certificate Biocore Info Session Meet Biocore student peer advisors, learn about program, and get your questions answered! Get a feeling for Biocore Student Experience - VIDEO Thursday, November 16 6:30pm 132 Noland Hall Prerequisites * General Chemistry 104, 109, or 115 * First semester calculus: Math 221 (or equiv) * Fall 2018 (or previous) enrollment in Org Chem 343 Applications Available: December 15, 2017 Application Deadline: March 2, 2018
Covance – Study Technician Position
November 6, 2017
Covance is hiring December graduates. Are you looking for hands on experience in industry research? Are you curious what it's like to be an industry scientist at a global pharmaceutical and biotech research company? Full Time opportunities: Study Technician Requisition / Job ID Number: 2017-13722 (To be formally considered for this position, please apply online with this job number and select ‘university’ as the source of application). Part Time opportunities: Are you still a student, but local to the Madison area and interested in a Part Time role? Email your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org for follow up to discuss further. These positions are supporting Early Drug Development labs business and are being made exclusive to UW Madison students for the next few weeks.
Hilldale & Holstrom Proposal Workshop
November 3, 2017
The Writing Center is offering the undergraduate workshop “Writing Proposals for Hilldale & Holstrom Research Fellowships” at the end of November. Undergrads applying for one of the University’s prestigious Hilldale or Holstrom research fellowships, don’t miss this workshop! You’ll have the chance to review successful applications from past years in a variety of fields and learn strategies that will help you stand out as a strong applicant. The application deadline for these awards will be in February 2018. Register at go.wisc.edu/693ys4 Thursday, November 5 4- 5:30 PM There’s more information the fellowship program at https://awards.advising.wisc.edu/all-scholarships/hilldale-undergraduatefaculty-research-fellowship/.