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HIRING: Student Lab Assistant - Electron Microscopy

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Electron Microscopy-Ultrastructural Pathology department has a position available for a student lab assistant (ID 324089.) The preferred candidate is a microbiology major with at least a year left before graduating. 

Duties/Responsibilities include processing negative stain samples, processing tissue samples (positive stain), procure and archive tissues, chemical hygiene, qualitative analysis, quality assurance duties, and safety.

Free Data Science Webinars

Pivigo is hosting several free webinars with the goal of informing students about careers in data science. The upcoming webinars are:

How to Land a Data Science Job: Given by Pivigo COO Jason Muller, this webinar features advice on landing a data science job, including tips for structuring the data science job search, crafting a CV, prepping for interviews, salary negotiation and how to manage direct applications vs working with recruiters. 

Webinar: Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle

Are you planning to apply to pharmacy school during the 2018-2019 admissions cycle? The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy presents the free webinar 'Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle' to help applicants learn how to best navigate the PharmCAS application and avoid common pitfalls. There will be time for an open discussion and questions at the end. Register to virtually attend the webinar on July 12 or check the PharmCAS site to watch the archived webinar.

Meet Michael Lopresti

Michael Lopresti

Graduate Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Faculty advisor:  Doug Mashek

Where did you get your undergraduate degree?
University of Maryland - Baltimore County

What does your research focus on?
Autophagic breakdown of lipid droplets and general lipid metabolism

Meet Amber St. Martin

Amber St. Martin

Graduate Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Faculty advisor: Reuben Harris

Where did you get your undergraduate degree and what was your major?  
St. Thomas University, Biochemistry

What does your research focus on?
Genome engineering

HIRING: Western Ecosystem Technology (WEST) - for Twin Ciites - Biometrican and GIS

WEST Environmental & Statistical Consultants (WEST, Inc) is looking to hire two full time positions:
1) GIS specialist  - Full time - GIS Analysts and Cartographers - Twin Cities 
  • Bachelor’s degree  + 2 or more years of professional GIS experience or 
  • Master’s degree in Geography or GIS, or a related field + 6 or more months of professional GIS experience
  • Apply here

Resource Assistantship Intern - Spearfish, USFS

The Resource Assistantship Intern program is a paid position with the US Forest Service. The program is for students and recent graduates, particularly law or pre-law students and recent graduates and social and natural science students and recent graduates. Once the intern satisfactorily completes 960 hours, they are eligible for two years to compete as a merit candidate for permanent positions in the Forest Service.

Seeking Soybean-Friendly Fungi

Kathryn Bushley and Thomas Kim look toward fungi as potential answer for destructive nematodes.

Soybeans in a field

Summer in Minnesota: a time for boating on the lakes, spending time outdoors, enjoying the extra daylight and a key time for growing crops. For many soybean farmers, however, a certain parasitic roundworm can potentially wreak havoc on their harvest.

City of Eden Prairie Sustainability Support Specialist

Searching for summer work? The City of Eden Prairie's Public Works Department is hiring a part-time Sustainability Support Specialist to support the implementation of the Sustainable Eden Prairie
Initiative. The position begins in July 2018 and runs through September, although this position could be extended into autumn or through the end of the year depending on funding. See the attached flyer for more information.