International Undergraduate Research Journal (JYI) Seeking New Staff

The Journal of Young Investigators (JYI) is an independent, non-profit, peer-reviewed, online science journal that is managed entirely by and for undergraduate students from across the world. JYI’s innovative manuscript review process serves as a platform for undergraduates to be involved in every step of the peer-review process, a valuable experience that cannot be found anywhere else. Since its founding in 1997, JYI has been the pioneering journal for reviewing undergraduate research, publishing science news, and providing career information. JYI’s unique mission has been recognized in Science, Nature, EurekAlert!, The Chronicle on Higher Education, and The New York Times.

JYI is currently looking for highly motivated undergraduates to fill positions within our organization. Being involved in JYI is a chance to channel your enthusiasm and create a long lasting impact during your undergraduate career. Applications are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.jyi.org/participate/student/

Open Positions:

Urgent: Managing Editor
Urgent: Chief Operations Officer
Urgent: Communications Department Officers – Under Chief Development Officer (Multiple Openings)
Urgent: Development Department Officers – Under Chief Development Officer (Multiple Openings)
Science Illustrator
Graphic Designer

Updated Industry Sponsors, PiNO Conference at Case Western Reserve University: Looking for a job in the STEM fields? Want to start networking with companies? Come to PiNO on June 9, 2017!

Dear Students and Faculty,

The PiNO Poster Competition registration deadline is quickly approaching! Online abstract and resume upload will close on June 2, 2017.

The Graduate Macromolecular Student Organization at Case Western Reserve University would like to invite post-doctorate, graduate, and undergraduate students from all science and engineering programs to attend the PiNO Career Fair on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. PiNO is a one-day job fair and conference that allows students seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time employment to present posters, network with industry representatives, and win cash prizes.

Don’t let our name fool you – PiNO, the Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio attracts industry from all STEM fields, not just polymers This conference is geared towards, but not limited to, students in the following fields: macromolecular/polymer science and engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, and materials science and engineering. Registration is just $10 for all students, researchers, and young professionals. For more information on registration, conference information, and a growing list of our company sponsors please visit our website at www.pinoconference.com.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments please contact our director Parker Lee (pwl19@case.edu)

Thank you,

PiNO 2017 Graduate Macromolecular Student Organization

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Follow us on Twitter: @Polymer_iNO

Kelly Scientific Resources

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AfterCollege’s 2017 Student Career Insight Survey

Every year, AfterCollege conducts a survey of college students to learn about what they want from their first job. We are running our 9th annual survey and would like your help inviting students to take this brief 5-10 minute survey.

AfterCollege 2017 Student Insight Survey

Results are shared with employers to help them improve their entry-level hiring process and meet students’ needs. Our goal is to benefit students. We will post these survey results on AfterCollege and share them with you once they are published.

Unique training offered for non-academic careers

Know someone who is considering a career in biotech but needs some help figuring out how to apply their PhD skill set to industry? Check out this course!

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive bioscience course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA.

The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project. They will learn how academic science is commercialized and gain insight into the way industry views scientific research. The course is designed for advanced graduate students with at least three years of research experience and for postdocs.

This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional accommodations package of $570.

The deadline to apply is April 17, so please forward this email to anyone who might be interested. The application is straightforward, and the only stipulation is that applicants must be or become an ASCB member. Click here for more information and to apply.

Unique training offered for non-academic careers

Know someone who is considering a career in biotech but needs some help figuring out how to apply their PhD skill set to industry? Check out this course!

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive bioscience course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA.

The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project. They will learn how academic science is commercialized and gain insight into the way industry views scientific research. The course is designed for advanced graduate students with at least three years of research experience and for postdocs.

This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional accommodations package of $570.

The deadline to apply is April 17, so please forward this [information] to anyone who might be interested. The application is straightforward, and the only stipulation is that applicants must be or become an ASCB member. Click here for more information and to apply.

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