Posts Tagged ‘mentoring’

Guidelines for registering summer interns at OHSU

If you plan to host a visiting student or intern this summer, please refer to the following guidelines below. Please note: No student younger than 16 may volunteer or work in a lab area without the express permission of the department chair, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, Risk Management, and the mission director of Human Resources. Contact Susan Shugerman, assistant vice provost, Education Outreach and Collaboration, to request permission. What OHSU needs to know about volunteers … Read More

Interested in mentoring to increase diversity?

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is participating in two collaborative NIH planning grants to increase diversity in the scientific workforce. They are actively seeking mentors for both proposals. Please consider participating in one or both. BUILD.  In partnership with PSU, we propose an innovative program for undergraduate students to increase the diversity pipeline into STEM careers in research. We are seeking OHSU faculty mentors willing to work with diversity students in early scientific inquiry, … Read More

Faculty and postdoc mentors wanted for high school science outreach program

The OHSU Partnership for Scientific Inquiry (PSI) is a successful science outreach program which attracts bright and talented high school students who have a keen interest in science and medicine. The program is currently seeking research faculty and post-doc mentors. Mentors will attend one class at OHSU to give a brief presentation to the students and then meet periodically with an assigned student to help them read a peer-reviewed article and prepare a research proposal. The class … Read More

Host a high school science teacher in your lab; letter of interest due Sept. 27

Give high school teachers an opportunity to work at the cutting edge of science, thereby revitalizing their teaching and helping them appreciate the use of inquiry-based methods in the teaching of science. The Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program, based locally, supports science teachers in research labs for eight to ten weeks during two consecutive summers. Teachers receive a stipend of $5,000 per summer; hosting mentors receive $1,000 in discretionary funds. If you are … Read More

Faculty mentors needed for high school science outreach program

Partnership for Scientific Inquiry (PSI), local high school course that gives students real-world research experience, is looking for volunteer mentors from OHSU. What makes this program invaluable to students is the opportunity to work closely with their mentors to create a research proposal and conduct that research in their mentor’s lab. Mentors attend one class to give a brief presentation to the students and then meet periodically with an assigned student to help them read … Read More

Mentor a student in clinical and translational research next summer?

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Oregon Students Learn and Experience Research (OSLER) program is looking for mentors for medical, dental, doctoral nursing, and graduate students for summer research in 2013. The OCTRI OSLER TL1 program can provide a stipend ($4,862 prorated for 12 weeks) and modest research costs of $460 for 6 students for research over 8-12 weeks next summer.  The Dean’s fund provides funding for an additional 8-10 additional summer training slots.  These … Read More

Mentor a Murdock Scholar next summer

If you’re a faculty member who is part of the Knight Cancer Institute or OHSU Heart Research Center, consider mentoring an undergraduate biology student through the Murdock Undergraduate Collaborative Research Program next summer. Mentors work with a Murdock Scholar for ten weeks during the summer on a project and continue to assist the scholar throughout the following year to prepare a final thesis and give a presentation at a special session of the Oregon Academy … Read More

Career development opportunity in oncological nursing, due July 9

The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation is calling on beginning nurse researches to apply for the Reseach Career Development Award, which will provide $20,000 to support research training and mentorship. Applications are due July 9, 2012. Checkout out other opportunites in this week’s Funding Alerts.

Forum: Balancing Life and Careers, March 7

Only two more Career Development Workshops left! Wednesday, March 7 at 12 p.m., five distinguished panelists will be giving a seminar in Vollum M1441 on Balancing Life and Careers. They will be sharing their diverse experiences in how they and their partners juggle dual careers—especially two academic careers—as well as tips on navigating career advancement and family. Panelists include the following: Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse, Director, HR Research Melissa Wong, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology Paul … Read More

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