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2019 TTE Summer Research Internship
Date: June 7 – August 10, 2019
Location: UC Berkeley
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
What is the TTE REU Program? A 9-week program that introduces research to community college students who are motivated by science and engineering. Research projects span a number of disciplines, including, but not limited to: bioengineering, biology,
Summer interns have the opportunity to join Berkeley researchers working in a collaborative and innovative environment.
- · Real-world experience: Work on challenging projects on cutting-edge energy research topics in energy
- · Summer salary: $3,600 stipend
- · Work in the San Francisco Bay Area: Travel to/from UC Berkeley, summer housing, and meals provided
- · Mentorship: Work one-on-one with UC Berkeley faculty, research mentors, and program staff
- · Professional development: Transfer preparation advising, STEM career seminars, guest speakers, and lab tours
- · Network: Meet other aspiring scientists and engineer from other California community colleges
- · US citizen or permanent resident
- · 3.0 GPA or higher for science, engineering, and math courses
- · Enrolled in a California community college
- · Completed two calculus courses before June 2019
- · Completed three science or engineering courses, one of which has a laboratory component, before June 2019
- · Plan to return to a community college in Fall 2019
- · Plan to apply to a 4-year institution to pursue a B.S. in science or engineering in Fall 2019
- · No prior research experience required
Commitment to Diversity: TTE REU is committed to broadening participation in science and engineering. We strongly encourage students from historically under-represented groups in science and engineering to apply to our internship program, including students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, women, veterans, underrepresented minorities, students with disabilities, and/or first-generation college students. Our program is designed to promote future student success by providing support through mentoring, research training, and various networking activities.
For additional information, join us for our upcoming online webinar to learn more about the application process: November 13th at 12pm PST. RSVP online at: https://www.surveymonkey.
Additional online information sessions will be held on November 30, December 3, January 18, January 24 (all at noon). The link above will allow you to RSVP for any and all of these sessions
The Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges (LLN)
The Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges (LLN) will be awarding two scholarships per Region Area (North, Central and South for a total of six (6) student scholarships of $500 to Latina students currently attending a California Community College.
APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Preferred to be of Latino heritage (one parent fully Latino or each parent half Latino)
• 24 units of college work completed
• Must have a minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA
• Currently enrolled in a California Community College
• Must provide a transcript of all work completed (unofficial transcripts will be accepted)
LLN Scholarship recipients will be honored at the 32nd Annual LLN Conference at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel in Buellton, CA on Friday, March 22, 2019. We strongly encourage LLN Scholarship recipients to attend the conference, but it is not required. Dinner/Reception tickets will also be available to purchase for guests. Checks will be mailed to all recipients who are unable to attend the conference after the end of the conference.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, February 1, 2019.
Siemens Foundation - PATH 2019 Summer Fellowship
The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.
Website for more information: https://path.silkroad.com/
To be considered, applicants must include a cover letter with their application.
Priority application deadline: February 15th, 2019
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
PATH, in partnership with the Siemens Foundation, is seeking a cohort of six students to join the competitive Siemens Foundation-PATH Fellowship Program. The program engages science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students in innovative, hands-on assignments that serve society by accelerating high-impact, low-cost solutions to some of the world’s most pressing health needs.
This valuable learning opportunity is hosted by PATH, a leading global health innovation organization, and supported by the Siemens Foundation. Through targeted investments, the Siemens Foundation advances workforce development and education initiatives in STEM. Its mission is inspired by the culture of innovation, research, and continuous learning that is the hallmark of Siemens' companies.
Based in PATH’s Seattle, Washington, office, fellows are provided a meaningful research and/or laboratory experience and exposed to career opportunities in global health. Students will be supported by mentors in both organizations.
* All PATH fellowships are eligible for school credit. Please refer to your college program’s process for credit eligibility. *
Term: Three-month, full-time assignment, May through August 2019 or June through September 2019 (flexible)
Estimated number of hours per week: 40
Location of fellowship: Seattle, WA
Stipend: $3,000/month; $9,000 total per fellow
Housing: $1,400/month; $4,200 total per fellow (for those not currently based in Seattle)
- · Diagnostics: The Diagnostics Program at PATH conducts research and development, technical evaluation, introduction, and technology transfer of low-cost, rapid, novel and easy to use diagnostic tests that are appropriate for use in developing country health systems. We will be recruiting for four fellows to support a variety of diagnostics related projects and special initiatives. Examples of past projects: developing affordable self-test for HIV, point-of-care assay to detect G6PD malaria deficiency.
- · Devices and Tools: The Devices and Tools Program at PATH develops, advances, and facilitates commercialization of health technologies for low-resource settings. PATH teams conduct collaborative research and development with universities, manufacturers, and other institutions to develop products that are appropriate and affordable for developing-country use. PATH’s goals in these collaborations are to achieve maximum sustainable public health benefit and to facilitate global technology access. We will be recruiting for two fellows to support a variety of devices and tools related projects and special initiatives in our on-site product development shop. Examples of past projects: testing of medical devices, design, procurement and construction of jigs and fixtures.
Required Skills and Experience:
- · Current enrollment in a two year/ technical college, undergraduate, or graduate school program in a STEM related area of study (e.g., engineering, laboratory science, data science, mathematics, biology, biochemistry, machine technology, etc.).
- · Familiarity with applying the scientific method.
- · Ability to participate in experiment design, data recording, analysis and interpretation and ability to report out and present results.
- · Experience with lab safety, procedures, techniques and etiquette, and/or experience with basic machine shop methods, tools and machinery.
- · Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment and ability to execute independently.
- · Interest in technologies and global public health.
- · Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
- · Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills in English.
- · Strong attention to detail.
- · Ability to use MS Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
- Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
- PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
- PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
More Financial Aid Opportunities:
The online application for Gavilan scholarships for Academic Year 2019-2020 is now open! It will be open from Wednesday, January 16, 2019 through Friday, March 15, 2019. A student will be considered for all eligible scholarships by submitting a single online application.
Please see attached for more information on how to access our scholarships.