New position available: Peer Advisor/Student Success Facilitator
Application deadline: Friday April 4th
Peer Advisor/Student Success Facilitator General Requirements:
- Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Currently enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Boise State University
- Classified as a sophomore or higher
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written skills
- Maintain professional conduct and appearance
- Adhere to University policy and FERPA regulations
- One year commitment (May-May)
- Work a minimum of 12 hours per week (including summer)
- Be available for occasional evening and weekend hours for special events and programs
- Attend mandatory Peer Advisor Training Program (May 2014)
Peer Advisor/Student Success Facilitator Responsibilities:
- Provide support to students seeking academic skill building workshops
- Individual consultations to assist and assess students with skill building techniques and success strategies
- Provide academic advising to student undecided on their major and students in transition from one major to another
For further information contact Advising and Academic Enhancement, located in ACS Room 114.
Program Dates: May 29 through August 1, 2014
Cost for Students to Participate: There is no cost to REU Program participants! Students selected to participate receive a $400 stipend per week. Housing is provided on the Boise State campus.
Apply Online! Applications received by March 17, 2014 will be given priority.
Project are Available in the Following Categories:
- Energy Generation
- Energy Storage
- Energy Conservation
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com or call Dr. Rick Ubic at (208) 426-2309
What: The Albertsons Library and the Student Research Initiative (SRI) Program will give a workshop on March 5th on how to start developing a research project. Topics covered will include:
- Brainstorming and developing research questions,
- Finding materials and resources on selected topics,
- Finding a mentor to support the student’s research.
By attending this workshop the students will gain experience with researching background information on their topic, and make connections with faculty members from across campus. This will help them prepare for the upcoming round of applications for the SRI Summer Fellowship.
- Brainstorming and developing research questions,
The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) program has been providing undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences for more than 80 years. The program awards grants up to $1000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering.
Who Can Apply
- Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in degree seeking programs may apply.
- Visit the Guidelines page for more details on eligibility.
How to Apply
- Sign in or create an account to get started. Logging in will give you access to additional resources.
- All application materials are due by the application deadline.
- It is important to begin an application and solicit the recommendation no late than one week before the application deadline.
The objective of this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Boise State University is to provide an intensive research-team experience with state-of-the-art facilities while exploring activities within the theme “materials for energy and sustainability.” Mentors from various disciplines work with students to develop skills needed to excel in academic and industrial research environments, where interdisciplinary teams are standard. Students ultimately present their results at the annual summer research conference. Find out more and apply online. Applications received by March 17, 2014 receive priority consideration.
Deadline for NASA Internships Application: March 1st, 2014
A friendly reminder all Idaho students applying for internships should notify the Idaho Space Grant Consortium to be considered for financial support. In addition, students who would like to be considered for internships at JPL will need to send their resume, cover letter, and un-official transcripts to the firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28th.
For more information about NASA internships, or to apply, click here!
The Department of Mathematics at Boise State University is hosting an eight week summer program in which undergraduate students experience independent research in mathematics motivated by applications to information security or genome biology. You will receive a stipend of $4000, free on campus housing, an allowance for meals and much more. The application deadline is March 1, 2014. For more information please click here.
NASA Internships are a fun, challenging way to build professional experience. Each year NASA ISGC helps to send Idaho students all across the nation for NASA internships. This year, it could be you! Application deadline for internships is March 1st.
For more information about internships, or to apply, click here!
The ISGC scholarship application is now open! This $7,000 scholarship is open to students attending one of Idaho’s fine universities or colleges while majoring in a STEM related field. The deadline to apply is March 31st.
For more information about ISGC scholarships, or to apply, click here!
DEADLINE: March 1st, 2014
NASA is still actively recruiting interns for its paid summer internship program! Internships are available in a wide variety of disciplines including:
- Life and Earth Sciences
- Even some business and finance
To apply, visit here to complete your base application and apply for up to 15 specific internship opportunities.
Calling all Interested Students, Faculty and Staff to Participate in LITE Blue, The World of Sci&Fi, April 22, 2014
The World of Sci-Fi. Faculty, and staff are eagerly invited to present for 5 minutes on some aspect of science fiction. (LITE Blue showcases Boise State faculty, staff and students who give five-minute presentations on science fiction in relation to technology, inspiration, education, and leadership)
The universe is your oyster in terms of ideas, but a few potential topics could include:
- Sci-Fi Science: The physics/engineering/chemistry/biology/geoscience/math of the impossible
- How has science fiction inspired the work you do you do? How was it important for you growing up?
- Intersectionality and postcoloniality in relation to Science Fiction
- Explorations of how science shapes who we are, where we are going, what it means to be human.
- Scientific innovation that sounds like science fiction
- The border between science and science fiction
- How has science fiction changed over time?
Speakers will have 5 minutes & up to 20 slides to edify, delight, surprise, and provoke on April 22, 2014 at 6 p.m. We are especially interested in topics that can innovate, integrate, and inspire through critical thinking about science and society, or speak to science fiction as a place for the intersection of disciplines and identities.
Suggest a topic! Deadline February 25, 2012
*This event will help generate visibility for Science fiction in relation to science, as a pre-event for When Worlds Collide: Science/Fiction/Humanity hybrid con. More info on the con coming soon!
For more information about the McNair Scholars program, click here!
- The 11th Annual Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Conference is scheduled for Monday, April 21, 2014. Applications and abstracts are due Friday, February 28, 2014. Conference information and the application may be found here.
A Kuna Girl Scout Troop is looking for students to present to the troop for Earth Day. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity to discuss science with these young girls. It is a way to help the girls gain an interest in Science. Plus, it is a great opportunity to add community service to your resume.
Contact email@example.com for more information, or to volunteer!
“Understanding and Leveraging Gender Differences in the Wildlife Profession”
March 6th, 2014 8a.m.-Noon
Boise Centre-The Glen Room
A symposium held in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This symposium presents an important touchstone to reflect on the changing face of the wildlife profession, discuss the research on gender-related biases and barriers that create unique challenges to women in the sciences, and address experience-based strategies to recruit and retain women into the wildlife profession.
Through the HENAAC Scholars Program, Great Minds in STEM awards educational grants to science, technology, engineering and mathematics students of Hispanic backgrounds.
Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000. One undergraduate and one graduate student will be selected to receive the HENAAC Student Leadership Awards and scholarships. Application Deadline: April 30, 2014.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Space Life Sciences Training Program at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett, California. This program provides junior- or senior-level undergraduate students with professional experience in space life science disciplines.
Participants receive a stipend and housing accommodations for the summer. Applicants must maintain a 3.2 or higher grade point average and must be U.S. citizens.
The deadline for applications is March 15th, 2014. Positions may be offered in early February, so apply quickly! For more information about this opportunity, visit this website here!
The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in conjunction with Fundación Iberdrola is now accepting applications for scholarships for master’s studies in energy and/or the environment. The Iberdrola Scholarship Program is open to graduate students who wish to pursue master’s level instruction in renewable energy, sustainable energy systems, the environment & biodiversity, clean combustion technologies & emissions management, energy efficiency, energy storage, electric vehicles, or smart distribution networks.
- Where - University of Rochester and the University of Maine
- When - 2014/2015 academic year
- Stipend - full tuition plus a $25,200
- Application Deadline – February 27, 2014
To obtain more information or to apply, please visit the Iberdrola USA Foundation website: http://bit.ly/IUSAFound.