Women in Science and Technology (AWIS) Conference at Thermo Fisher Scientific!

Conference will be held at Thermo Fisher Scientific this Saturday, October 19, 8:30am-4:30pm.  They have 10 free slots available to community members- and that includes students!

The address for the conference is:

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Carlsbad

5823 Newton Drive

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Keck Graduate Institute Info Session

Keck Graduate Institute will be having their info session on October 16th, 6PM – 8 PM at Bioengineering Hall, Fung auditorium. FREE FOOD will be provided!

On Wednesday, October 16th, faculty members from KGI will come to our campus to talk about the different programs and internships they offer as well as different routes that you can take after UCSD. If you are interested in a career in health sciences, business, pharmacy, and genetics, with a focus on industry projects, hands-on industry experiences, come check it out!

Keck Graduate Institute is a specialized graduate school located in Claremont, CA that prepares students to be next generation leaders in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

Here are the list of summer programs provided by KGI:

– BIOPROCESSING SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP TRAINING AND EDUCATION (BSUITE)
– BOTSWANA SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (BSURE)
– CAREERS BEYOND THE BENCH: BIOTECH INDUSTRY SUMMER PROGRAM
– MEDICAL DEVICE DEVELOPMENT BOOT CAMP
– PRE-PHARMACY ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
– SUMMER EXPLORE HEALTH PROFESSIONS
– UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER SCIENCE COURSES
– SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (SURE)

* For more info on each of these summer program, check out their website
https://www.kgi.edu/academics/summer-programs/overview/

*For a reminder, please check out the facebook event in the link below:https://www.facebook.com/events/2814406528597373/?notif_t=plan_user_associated&notif_id=1570844689081986

UC Davis Study Abroad Opportunities

Visit UC Davis Study Abroad at the Study Abroad EXPO Fair on Monday, October 21, 11-3, PC Ballroom West!

Below are some specific Study Abroad programs that may be of interest to you. Use our hub search tool and visit the program pages for more details on courses, accommodations, instructor, excursions, fees (financial aid applies!), etc. Consider creating a Study Abroad account and select programs of interest (it only takes 1 minute) to receive updates about enrollment, deadlines, etc! 

Spring 2020 Quarter Abroad

Taiwan – Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Taipei)

Study pharmaceutical chemistry at one of the top 20 research institutions in the world. Earn UC chemistry units and participate in optional research internships at Academia Sinica. Offered spring quarter 2020. Open to UC students via the UC Intercampus Visitors Program (ICV).

Fall 2020 Quarter Abroad

UK – Organic Chemistry (Nottingham)

Complete a key UC Davis organic chemistry sequence in just one quarter and explore the rich history and culture of England. Offered fall quarter 2020. Open to UC students via the UC Intercampus Visitors Program (ICV).

Summer Abroad- GE Options!

Italy, Rome—Art, Culture, History in the Eternal City

Courses: Italian 107S & 198 (Taught in English)
Visit Roman, Etruscan, and Greek ruins and discover why Rome is considered an outdoor museum.

Lebanon, Crisis in the Environment (NEW)

Courses: Science and Society 09 & 198
Explore environmental issues that result from population growth and civil conflict while immersing yourself in beautiful, intriguing and ancient Lebanese culture.

Greece, Writers in Greece

Courses: University Writing Program 101 & 198
Learn about Greece’s vibrant culture while traveling to many beautiful and historical sites.

Bhutan—GIS in the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Courses: Landscape Architecture 150 & 198 or Applied Biological Systems Technology 150 & 198
Learn how to use geographic information systems (GIS) in the peaceful, culturally rich, and biodiverse country of Bhutan in the Himalayan Mountains, where progress is measured in Gross National Happiness.

Peru, Into the Andes—History, Environment, Culture

Courses: History 162 & 198

Explore the diverse cultural and natural landscapes of the Peruvian highlands. Based in Cuzco, the program includes trips to Lake Titicaca and Machu Picchu, one of the great wonders of the world.

Win up to $20K for your Social Impact Initiative!

Deadline to Apply: November 20, 2019 at 12pm PT

Funding: Up to $20,000/team

Information Session: Oct.17 from 3-4 PM at the Basement (Mandeville B202)

Eligibility:

     – Undergraduate or Graduate student

     – Enrolled for Fall 2019

     – All majors encouraged to apply

Details & Application: 

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BigIdeasContest/ Please email Amy Liu at aml086@ucsd.edu if you have any questions.

How to get an On-Campus Job Workshop!

Student Employment Office will be having a “How to get an on-campus job” workshop on October 17th, 1-1:45pm in the Horizon Room.

Topics will include: how to navigate Handshake, types of student positions, common questions/answers, and utilizing work-study awards.

Here is the Handshake event link: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/382855

Weill Cornell Doctoral Programs

Our graduate program offers a competitive living stipend of $41,000, full tuition and fees, health care benefits and subsidized housing all in the Research Corridor of Science located in New York City. Come hear the Associate Director of Enrollment talk about the doctoral program as well as funded summer research opportunities for undergraduate students.

RSVP on Handshake

Event: 5PM-6:30PM

Details:

Grade Level: 3rd, 4th, Masters Students

Majors: Bioinformatics, General Biology, Microbiology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Physics

Weill Cornell Graduate School offers doctoral programs in:

Biochemistry & Structural Biology

Cellular & Developmental Biology

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis

Molecular Biology

Neuroscience

Pharmacology

Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology

Paid Summer Undergraduate Research Program Opportunity!

The NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment (CAICE) summer undergraduate research program is an opportunity for students to get hands on experience with scientific research at an NSF Center for Chemical Innovation. Applications for Summer 2020 are now open. During this paid research program, undergraduates work closely with graduate student and postdoc mentors to contribute to CAICE research outcomes. All undergraduates interested in chemistry are encouraged to apply. More information and applications can be found here: https://caice.ucsd.edu/get-involved/opportunities/.