ViaSat just launched their "Design your own internship" competition for Cal Poly SLO and UCSD students. To enter, students submit a short project description and video proposal for judges to review by November 7, 2014.The company will select a group of finalist teams, who will have the chance to meet the judges and review the proposal in more detail. The winning team (or teams!) will be hired for paid, full-time internships at ViaSat this summer, moving their proposal from concept to reality. More info here: http://launch.viasat.com/
Interested in urban agriculture, sustainable food systems, and food justice? Three $2,500 awards will be given to registered UCSD students to conduct research in the areas supported by the UC Global Food Initiative.
Apply now. Deadline is October 30, 2014.
Professional Development Workshops for Engineers
Fall 2014: Free and open to all engineering undergraduates. The workshops provide opportunities for engineering undergraduates to develop communication and professionalism skills for career development.
10/27: Crafting an Elevator Pitch
11/3: Developing Interview Skills
11/10: Practicing Professional Ethics
Please view the informational flyer for more information and registration details.
McNair Program: Call for Applications
The McNair Program provides opportunities for first-generation college students from low-income families and students from underrepresented ethnic groups to prepare for graduate research and professorial careers.
Call for Submissions!
The Journal of Undergraduate Research at the University of Tennessee is accepting applications for its Spring 2015 Edition (Volume 6, Issue 1). Undergraduates from all disciplinary areas are encouraged to apply! For more information, please view the informational flyer.
Priority Deadline: October 23rd, 2014
Final Deadline: January 6th, 2015
Registration for the 2014 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference is now online!
For Conference details and to register, please visit http://www.sigmaxi.org
Event Location: Glendale, Arizona USA
On November 7-8, 2014 undergraduate and graduate students will join research scientists from North America and abroad for a celebration of research accomplishments hosted by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, the global honor society for science and engineering research.
YOU ARE INVITED to submit an abstract of your research for consideration to be presented as a student poster.
Dates and Deadlines
October 4, 2014 - Deadline for discounted hotel rate
October 15, 2014 - Abstract submission deadline
October 29, 2014 - Registration deadline
November 7, 2014 - Conference begins
More Information at: http://www.sigmaxi.org
Email questions to: email@example.com
A symposium in honor of two-time Nobel Prize winner Frederick Sanger. A scientist for the ages, Frederick Sanger developed methods to determine the structure of proteins, RNA, and DNA using his incisive recognition of the importance of structure in biology. All students are welcome to attend this event. For more information and free registration visit: https://www.pediatrics.ucsd.edu/events/Pages/Sanger-Symposium.aspx
Date: November 5th, 2014, 8:30am-6:00pm.
Location: Medical Education Telemedicine Auditorium, UCSD School of Medicine.
Guest speakers include: John Abelson, David Baltimore, Kate Brown, Stanley Cohen, Prescott Deininger, Ted Friedmann, Tony Hunter, Clyde Hutchison, Roger Kornberg, Victor Ling, Michael Levitt, Erling Norrby, Ham Smith, and Susan Taylor.
Are you an undergraduate student who is interested in receiving links to research opportunities in your field of study? If so, be sure to maintain an up-to-date profile.
For more news, vist UCSD's Undergraduate Research News Archive