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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)

TRIO McNair Scholars Program Information Sessions

The U of M Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program is now accepting applications for summer 2019.

The application deadline is January 28, 2019. Visit the McNair website for more information or attend a McNair Information Session where staff will be on hand to answer questions about the program and application process and provide feedback on your personal statements.

2019 PPIA Fellowship Program

The goal of the PPIA Fellowship Program is to help prepare to pursue Masters' or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field. The organization does this through the intensive study provided by participation in a Junior Summer Institute (JSI), through partnerships with universities across the country, and through an alumni network that provides opportunities to connect with nearly 4000 individuals who share the same interest in public service.

The deadline to apply for Summer 2019 is November 1, 2018.

ISSS Fall Events

U.S. Work Visa Workshops

International Student and Scholar Services has invited experienced immigration attorneys to present information sessions about usual paths to staying in the United States after your F-1 or J-1 options are complete.

Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award

Graduate students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America are eligible for the 2018 Hertz Graduate Fellowship Award.

The program will provide $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend, full tuition equivalent, and $5,000 per year additional stipend for Fellows with dependent children. 

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria: