Summer SOAR Peer Advisor Application – CALS

January 19, 2017
CALS is looking for enthusiastic students to support the 2017 summer orientation program (SOAR). SOAR Peer Advisors will have the opportunity to work closely with CALS professional staff, meet the newest incoming CALS Badgers, and develop in collaboration, presentation, and interpersonal skills. If you are interested in learning more about this position and submitting an application, please refer to the following link https://www.cals.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/peeradvisor_positiondescription17.pdf Applications are due Friday, February 17 at 4:30pm and can be submitted to Lauren Foley at lauren.foley@wisc.edu or dropped off at the front desk of 116 Agricultural Hall. If you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact Lauren Foley.   
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Fall State Department internship

January 17, 2017
Now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Fall 2017 Student Internship Program (unpaid). Please visit http://careers.state.gov/intern/student-internships for more information, and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 1, 2017. Visit USAJOBS.gov to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Fall 2017 Student Internship Program (unpaid). Submit your application as early as possible to insure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur. U.S. citizenship is required. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit the forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.
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Badger Volunteers

Badger Volunteers is a semester-long program that pairs teams of students with community organizations (schools, nonprofits, municipalities) to volunteer 1-4 hours each week at the same organization. The program is designed to foster meaningful and consistent connections between community partners and students over the course of an entire semester. Badger Volunteers provides logistical support, transportation, training and education sessions for student volunteers in the program. Volunteer opportunities fall into three categories: Education, Sustainability and Public Health. However, Badger Volunteers has an opportunity for any major and any interest. Badger Volunteers participate in orientation the third week of the semester and begin volunteering the fourth week. Volunteering ends the second-to-last week of the semester. Why should I be a Badger Volunteer? 1. Volunteer opportunities from over 80 community partners 2. We take care of helping you find transportation off campus 3. The opportunity to work in teams and meet new people 4. Yep, you even get an awesome t-shirt! Spring 2017 registration will open Friday, Jan. 20 Questions? Students contact Kari Temkin at kari.temkin@wisc.edu.
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Summer Internship

Full-time internship opportunity ($15.00 hour, June-August). Knowledge of the dairy industry and/or dairy farming is not necessary. CALS students given priority. The internship involves the development of software and website-based material designed to help Wisconsin and U.S. dairy farmers improve their marketing of their farm’s milk. The following is a more detailed description of the project and how this undergraduate fits into the plan: The internship will use information as to the typical ration used by a dairy farm, correlate ration costs with the futures prices for corn and soybean meal and use that relationship to forecast future ration costs over for the next 12 months. This software will initially be made available by spreadsheet and then via the web. The summer intern will undertake the following tasks: 1.Develop the necessary software to allow dairy farm operators to input the following information; a. Input type and quantity of feed used b. Input cost if purchased c. Milking herd yield and age distributions 2. Extend the current software mailbox price forecasting system to include forecasts of not only ...
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Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program – University of Minnesota

January 13, 2017
Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP) at the University of Minnesota Sponsored by the Medical School Supporting undergraduate research excellence since 1989 Dates: June 1 – August 12, 2017 Application Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2017 Seven programs to choose from: • Cancer Research, Education and Training Experience (CREATE) – This NCI ‐ funded program places students in laboratories of members of our NIH ‐ designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. • Heart, Lung & Blood Program ‐ This NHLBI ‐ funded program places students in laboratories from a wide variety of disciplines including: Biochemistry, Cardiovascular Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology and Stem Cell Biology, among others. • Innovative Hands ‐ on Undergraduate Entrepreneurs in Urban Agriculture (IHUEUA) program – A USDA summer program in urban agriculture for talented, motivated undergraduate students interested in research and start ‐ up business entrepreneurship. • Neuroscience Program – NIDA & NINDS ‐ funded programs places students in labs of faculty from our Graduate Program in Neuroscience. • Neural Systems Engineering Program – NSF ‐ funded program places students in labs of faculty from Biomedical ...
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Badger Volunteers

January 9, 2017
Badger Volunteers Spring 2017 sites are now live. Check out the many opportunities to sign up as soon as registration opens the morning of Jan. 20 (or Jan. 19 for returning volunteers)! View volunteer sites here
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