M-Core Weekend Program

M-CORE preview weekend program (November 12-13, 2017)

The deadline for applying this year is Friday, September 29, 2017.

We want to invite our undergraduate student mentees (juniors or seniors) from a traditionally underrepresented group to our 5th Annual Michigan Chemistry Opportunities for Research and Education (M-CORE) Graduate Preview Weekend on Sunday & Monday, November 12 & 13, 2017.

The M-CORE weekend is an opportunity for students to enjoy the Michigan experience by visiting our Department of Chemistry as part of a group of ~10 highly qualified prospective Chemistry graduate students for an all-expense-paid weekend.

Our visitors will all:
·         Meet faculty and current graduate students
·         Hear research presentations by Chemistry students
·         Tour our cutting-edge research facilities and the University campus
·         Get patent advice on how to assemble a competitive graduate school application

For more details please visit the program’s web page at http://lsa.umich.edu/chem/graduates/m-core.html.

Questions can be emailed to m-core.chem@umich.edu<mailto:m-core.chem@umich.edu>.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 29, 2017.

With warm regards,

Dr. Nils G. Walter
Director, M-CORE Program


Test Preparation Instructor Positions

Posting Description:

Test Preparation Instructor Positions

We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE, SAT and/or ACT classes. These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays (GRE and SAT) and/or Saturdays (ACT).  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills. As the best test prep value, our company offers six week, high-quality test preparation courses at a value price.

Salary: $45/hour for GRE classroom instruction; $35/hour for SAT and ACT classroom instruction.


  • Education: Current graduate or professional student Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.; or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s degree, or J.D.
  • Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, LSAT, GMAT, SAT, or ACT.
  • Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one semester/quarter lecture, lab, discussion, recitation, etc. class. Prior university teaching experience is required.
  • Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have bothexcellent math and verbal/writing skills. Xceptional Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
  • Consistent Weekend Commitment: Our test preparation offerings depend upon instructor reliability, commitment and consistency. We seek instructors who can teach on consecutive weekends: Our 6 Week GRE and SAT Courses are taught on Sundays; Our 6 Week ACT Courses are taught on Saturdays. Instructors can teach anywhere from 3 to 9 hours per weekend depending upon location.

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit your:

(1) Cover Letter
(2) Resume or Vita
(3) Test Scores

via e-mail to: employment@xceptionalprep.com


Our instructor positions are considered a faculty appointment and instructors are treated as if they were university instructors in an academic department.

Instructors have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice universities and programs. We hire good people who are intelligent, honorable, and dependable.

Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.

Xceptional Prep, Inc.

Tour of Pfizer labs in La Jolla | 7/14 – 10-11am

Hello Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars!

Please see the message below from Graduate Student Kelsey Krug:

Interested in a career in industry? Join SIMPA on our tour of the Pfizer labs in La Jolla on July 14 from 10-11 A.M.! We will be visiting the structural biology and synthetic chemistry departments on a tour led by scientists at Pfizer. You will be able to learn more about ongoing projects, the challenges of drug discovery, and the culture at Pfizer.

If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP by emailing SIMPA at simpaucsd@gmail.com by July 7. Availability is limited to 15-20 spots, so sign up early to take advantage of this opportunity. Additionally, keep an eye out for more SIMPA industry lab tours at Celgene and Eli Lilly!

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USC School of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

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: 2015 Free Summer Research Seminars and Networking Opportunities!

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Interested in Learning Mora about Medical School?

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Special Info Session for Students Interested in Medicine 4/15

National College of Natural Medicine
Wednesday, 4/15
5-6:30 p.m. – Career Services Center, Round Room


National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and training. Our exceptional graduate programs in naturopathic medicine, classical Chinese medicine, integrative medicine research, integrative mental health, global health and nutrition blend ancient healing wisdom with modern science in challenging curricula. NCNM’s natural medicine clinics and acclaimed Helfgott Research Institute are also central to the student experience.

RSVP on Port Triton https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php?mode=form&id=ee608008e3576825bac95cbccce62f65&s=event&ss=is