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Volunteer Position in the Department of Anesthesiology

Pain research lab at the Department of Anesthesiology is looking for a undergrad student volunteer who is interested in gaining research experience while supporting the lab with a variety of research projects. This is an immediate opening. 

Role: The volunteer should be able to work for approximately 6-8 hours/week. The role will involve performing western immunoblotting or immunohistochemistry of animal samples, collection of data, data analysis, and collaboration with a research team. 

Job Opportunity in Patent Law

Are you interested in applying your scientific knowledge and expertise to the field of intellectual property and patent law? Consider applying to the PSG Patent Analyst I position at CPA Global. No law degree required!

Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Genetic Engineering and Synthetic Biology in Crop Plants

Arjun Khakhar, a postdoctoral fellow working with Dr. Daniel Voytas, is looking for sophomore or junior undergraduate students interested in working on projects that involve 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:

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.

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.

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.