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EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation Data Analysis and Statistics Internships

DEADLINE: January 8, 2021

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for full and part-time internships with the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). What will I be doing? You will be involved in a variety of interesting . . . and original activities. You will learn and collaborate on projects that make use of expertise from a variety of fields, including survey methodology, survey statistics, economics and other social science disciplines to design, study, implement and conduct national surveys to measure the science and engineering enterprise. You will be a part of and learn about research projects, evaluation initiatives, surveys, data collection and specialized analyses. Why should I apply? Both independently, and as part of a team effort, you may have the opportunity to conduct analysis of key trends and patterns, and to visualize and present the findings in novel and informative ways. You will also have opportunities to collaborate with some of the world’s leading experts on the science and engineering enterprise and in fields such as statistics, survey methodology, and economics. NCSES is the world’s premier source for data and information on the science and engineering enterprise. What are the benefits? You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses as determined by NSF. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, and experience. You may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. Am I eligible? You must be currently pursuing, or have received within 4 months of application, a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Communications & Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Data Science, Demography, Economics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics & Statistics, Sociology, Survey Methodology or similar field. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. For a full description of this opportunity and to submit your application, visit https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-2019-0002. For questions, send an email to SciEdPrograms@orau.org. Please include the reference code for the opportunity [NSF-NCSES-2019-0002] in your email subject line. *OPPORTUNITY OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

University of Delaware
Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program

The Summer Scholars Program enables selected undergraduates, generally sophomores and juniors, to conduct in-depth research or creative work with University faculty. Students in the Summer Scholars . . . Program work on their projects full-time for ten weeks in the summer and continue to complete three credits’ worth of research in the following academic year. Research and creative work is generally completed under the close supervision of a faculty member. The research done during the academic year may be part of the senior thesis for the Degree with Distinction or Honors Degree with Distinction. Each Scholar will receive a stipend of $4,000.

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University of Delaware
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

The UD Undergraduate Research Scholars Program provides summer research opportunities for college students who are not currently enrolled at the University of Delaware. The program is designed to . . . prepare, motivate, encourage, and support students who want to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic or research career. As a scholar in this program, you will spend 10 weeks on the University of Delaware campus in the summer of 2019, immersed in a research project where you will work closely with faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. You will also learn first-hand about graduate programs at the University of Delaware and develop a valuable network of contacts who can support and assist you in applying to graduate school. The program will provide a stipend of $4000, as well as housing and round-trip transportation. Participation in the summer program is restricted to students enrolled in U.S. institutions. The program is intended for students with a strong desire to pursue research careers at the Ph.D. level. The program is particularly interested in identifying and providing research experience to talented underserved students (e.g., first generation, historically underrepresented, disabled, low-income, etc.). Preference is given to students completing their sophomore or junior years. University of Delaware students are not eligible for the program, but may seek summer research opportunities through other programs.

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University of Delaware
Delaware EPSCoR – Summer Scholars Research Internships

Students from any major are welcome to apply, but their research projects should be related to the environment, to coincide with the overall theme of Delaware’s EPSCoR program. Students with an . . . interest in climate, sea level rise, water quality, land use, soil contamination and remediation, environmental sensing and monitoring, economics, ethics, environmental justice, environmental history, or environmental policy are especially encouraged to apply What the Program Provides 10 weeks of full-time research (June-mid August) Independent research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor Interns participate in skill-building seminars on such topics as choosing a graduate school, research ethics, and making research presentations and posters Presentation of research results at undergrad research symposium Stipend To learn more about this program please visit - http://de-epscor.org/summer-scholars-research-internships/

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