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Undergraduate students

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

McNair Summer Research Program

The goal of McNair Scholars is to give undergraduate students intensive, faculty-driven research experiences and prepare students for entry into graduate school. During the 10 week summer research program, students will: develop relationships with faculty, receive a $3500 stipend, conduct research, develop a quality research paper and poster presentation, and receive guidance through the graduate school process. Applications are due January 28, 2019.

The Biology Behind Brewing: Visit to Fair State Brewing Cooperative

What ingredients are used to create beer? What chemical processes are involved ?  Are you interested in learning more about the brewing industry and careers available to students in this field? Join the CBS Career Team on a visit to the Fair State Brewing Cooperative's Production Facility!

SMART Tutor Positions

SMART is hiring tutors for Spring 2019!

In addition to seeking applicants for our historically high-demand courses (MATH, PHYS, CHEM, ECON, CSCI, STAT, ACCT, BIOL, Writing, and many more), we are also seeking tutors who can specialize in ESCI, PSY, ASL, PHSL, NSCI, and any other challenging courses for which students might seek support.  Students with successful backgrounds in those subjects who also have backgrounds in other math or science classes would be particularly competitive applicants.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

DiaSorin Site Visit

DiaSorin is a global company that develops, produces, and commercializes diagnostic tests for a range of clinical areas, including immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics. The DiaSorin site visit on November 16, 2018 will provide CBS students interested in learning more about the field of biotechnology an opportunity to explore a work environment in industry and get an up-close look at the areas of DiaSorin that hire biological science interns and graduates.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions for the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning has several open Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions for Biology 1001,1003 or 1009 in the Spring 2019 semester. The essential qualifications for these positions are advanced undergraduate standing (junior or senior carrying at least six credits) and completion of at least Biol 1951/1961 (or equivalent). Successful candidates typically have more experience in biology through additional coursework, jobs, or research.

Do Something that Counts: CBS Exploring Careers in Industry Panel and Networking Social

Hear from current and previous students about the internships, jobs, research, and involvement that prepared them for life after graduation. Attend this panel of current students and alumni to to learn about the strategies and approaches you can take to gain the experience you need for your next step! You’ll be able to ask questions and get advice on what worked for CBS students and alumni to gain career experience in their fields of interest.

Workshop Agenda
3:30 - 4:10 PM - Q&A panel
4:10 - 4:30 PM - Structured networking

Apply to be an Orientation Leader!

Are you looking for an opportunity to share your voice on campus? Do you want to help new students transition to their new college life? Orientation & Transition Experiences is now recruiting students to be 2019 Orientation Leaders!

Visit the Recruitment Table for more info!

  • Coffman Memorial Union - Tuesday, October 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Washington Ave Bridge Tabling - Monday, October 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (East Bank side)

Harvard Kennedy School 2019 Public Policy Leadership Conference

Harvard Kennedy School has launched the application process for the 2019 Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC). The mission of the conference is to prepare future leaders, particularly those form historically under-served communities and people of color, to enter the fields of public policy and international affairs. The program is designed for first and second-year undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Applicants to the program must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an interest in public service.