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2014-2015 INTERNSHIPS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) MICKEY LELAND ENERGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance. For more information, visit http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/.

Program Dates: June 1 to August 7, 2015

Participants will:

  • Train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists to obtain valuable experience on mission-related research programs while gaining insight into how the DOE is working to meet the energy challenges of the future.
  • Receive a stipend. Some participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowance for the duration of the program.
  • Present research findings at a "Technical Forum" and tour a technical site located nearby.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application;
  • Be a U.S. Citizen;
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) or had a Ph.D. conferred on or after January 2, 2014 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree.

Application closes Friday, January 2, 2015 - click http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/ to get started NOW!

For more information and to complete the MLEF application, visit http://energy.gov/fe/mickey-leland-energy-fellowship or contact us at MLEF@hq.doe.gov.


AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY (AFRL) SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for paid internship opportunities available at:

  • Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM
  • Eglin AFB in Valparaiso, Florida
  • AFRL Maui Optical and Super Computing Site (AMOS) in Maui, Hawaii

Opportunities are available for:

  • Graduate students;
  • Undergraduate students;
  • Upper-level high school students;
  • K-12 professional educators supporting STEM, at select locations.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Available to work full-time for a minimum of 8 weeks
  • Pass a background check

RESEARCH AREAS

Develop your research skills by working in state-of-the-art laboratories with mentors.

Research areas include:

  • Cold Atom Research
  • Air Launched Munitions
  • Space Weather Modeling
  • High Energy Lasers
  • Biologically Inspired Technology

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS

  • Developing valuable research skills and gaining hands-on experience
  • Mentorship from experienced AFRL scientists and engineers
  • Understanding and applying research methods, ethics, and conduct rules
  • Competitive stipend rates

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 20, 2015

QUESTIONS

Visit our website at http://afrlscholars.usra.edu.

Email us at afrlscholars@epo.usra.edu.


HYDROLOGIST, WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST, CIVIL ENGINEER AT SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is seeking dynamic, innovative self-starters for Pathways Indefinite positions with a duty location of Hayfork and Redding, CA.

Hydrologist, GS-1399-05/07 (Hayfork Ranger District)

Wildlife Biologist, GS-0499-05/07 (Hayfork Ranger District)

Civil Engineer, GS-0899-04/05/07 (Redding)

The Internship Program is for current students. The new Internship Program provides students in colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education.

Eligibility:

Current students in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

Program Completion and Conversion:

Interns may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, to a term position lasting 1-4 years) within 120 days of successful completion of the program. To be eligible for conversion, Interns must:

  • Complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program
  • Complete their degree or certificate requirements
  • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Intern will be converted
  • Meet agency-specific requirements as specified in the Participant's Agreement, and
  • Perform their job successfully.

Please visit the link below for more information:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/stnf/about-forest


Project YES! is a national service internship program dedicated to providing quality youth development programs to children and youth of military families. Project YES! invites college students to join in meeting the needs of military families facing deployment.

Created in response to the growing needs of military families, Project YES! provides youth development programming throughout the entire deployment cycle. While parents or guardians participate in Yellow Ribbon or other military support programs, children experience youth development programs and activities lead by Project YES! interns.

Project YES! Interns:

If you are interested in becoming a Project YES! intern, contact:
Project YES!
North Carolina State University
512 Brickhaven Drive
Campus Box 7606
Raleigh, NC 27695
James C. Johnson, Director
james_johnson@ncsu.edu
(919) 513-3165

Visit Project YES! at http://militaryfamilies.extension.org/yes-intern-program.


For internship information, contact Dr. Michelle Curtain in Bray Hall, Room 306 at 731.426.7552, or e-mail mcurtain@lanecollege.edu

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