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
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Guidelines for registering visiting students, such at summer interns, has been updated by the Office of Science Education Opportunities in cooperation with Risk Management and Human Resources. Please note: No student younger than 16 may volunteer or work in a lab area without the express permission of the department chair and Environmental Health and Radiation Safety. Contact Susan Shugerman, Assistant Vice Provost, Education Outreach and Collaboration, to request permission. What OHSU needs to know about … Read More
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
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
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
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.
Mentoring high school and undergraduate students is an important part of our research work at OHSU. Here’s a checklist of steps you need to take to ensure your trainee has the best experience possible. What we need to know about volunteers and intern: If you are mentoring a high school or undergraduate student or teacher this summer, either on your own or through a program (such as CURE, ASE, OIDD Summer Youth Employment Program, Murdock … Read More
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
Saturday Academy’s Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) Program has a shortage of mentors! Volunteer to mentor a high school student by submitting a description of an eight-week project that a student could complete in your lab this summer. Mentor applications are due at the end of January, but if you miss the deadline, call the ASE staff at 503-200-5861, and they can help you sign up. For more information, visit OHSU’s Research Voice blog.
Applications are available for OHSU’s 2012 Equity Summer Research Program, an exciting opportunity for disadvantaged students to spend 8 to 10 weeks over the summer working with faculty and graduate students in a research setting, learning new skills and gaining experience. Students will participate in weekly seminars and meetings, have an opportunity to give an oral presentation of their summer research, and receive career mentoring from OHSU faculty. A paid stipend is available for all … Read More