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Undergraduate students

Here you will find a collection of news, information and updates for College of Biological Sciences undergraduate students.

Great Lakes Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Central Michigan University is seeking undergraduate students to participate in a 10-week research experience for undergraduates (REU) program at its Biological Station (CMUBS) on Beaver Island, MI. This REU program will support the training of 8 students during the summer of 2019 (tentative dates are May 28-August 3).  The research theme of the REU will document how unprecedented changes (e.g.

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities

Beinecke Scholarships award $34,000 toward graduate education in the Arts, Humanities, and some Social Sciences to students with superior intellectual ability and scholastic achievement.  Applicants must graduate between December 2019 and August 2020 and have a record of receiving need-based aid.  The University can nominate one student.  Campus applic

November and December Events in the Libraries Makerspaces!

Register for an upcoming workshop in Walter Library. In November and December join us for t-shirt bag making, miniature painting, knitting, and MORE. There is a regular zine workshop too! The Bio-Med Library has virtual reality, vinyl cutter, and 3-D printers. Check back often! New workshops are added all the time! More info:

Essential Europe: 2019 Graduation Trip

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has organized a once in a lifetime tour for 2019 grads: Essential Europe, May 26-June 13, 2019. Graduating students have the opportunity to join their Gopher classmates on this incredible journey and see the highlights of Europe before settling into grad school or a job.

Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Voytas Lab

Are you a sophomore or junior undergraduate student who is interested in working on projects involving cutting edge genetic engineering and synthetic biology in crop plants?

This position is for students who are thinking about a research career in biotech/life sciences. While prior lab experience is a plus, it is by no means required. Students who are accepted will gain skills in:

Apply Now: DOE Scholars Program

The DOE Scholars Program introduces students and recent college graduates to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) mission and operations. 

Why should I apply?

Being selected as a DOE Scholar offers the following benefits:

EPPA Medical Scribe Program On-Campus Interview Days!

Part-Time & Full-Time Positions Available with spring/summer 2019 start dates!

Since 2007, the EPPA Medical Scribe Program has been hiring pre-health students and graduates to work as a medical scribe in hospitals and clinics located throughout the Twin Cities and St. Cloud, Minnesota. EPPA has specialties ranging from emergency medicine, primary care, oncology, dermatology, orthopaedics, and more!

Apply Now: Social Justice Leadership Retreat

Social Justice Leadership Retreat

Join 80 other students and 25 facilitators for a weekend retreat this January! Participants will build trust and develop relationships with each other through personal stories and training sessions on privilege and leadership. The application is due on Monday, November 26 at 12:00 pm.

Estee Lauder Summer Research and Development Meet & Greet

On Thursday, November 15, beauty company Estee Lauder will be meeting with students interested in pursuing Research & Development summer internships and full time positions. The R&D internship provides you with an exposure to the cosmetic industry, as well as real world R&D experience. Estee Lauder representatives will be accepting resumes at this event, so come prepared to network! The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. in Bruininks 114.