Month: October 2012

Interning In New York City this Summer? Where Are You Going To Live?

Interning In New York City this Summer? Where Are You Going To Live?

With 25 years in student housing, Educational Housing Services is a great option.  EHS provides safe and convenient housing to students and interns in NYC. 

 

The EHS signature lifestyle includes:

  • Fully furnished rooms with TV’s and private bathroom
  • Free high-speed internet, cable, national calling
  • On-site fitness center, laundry facility, lounges, and kitchens
  • 24 hour security, plus MUCH more 

If you are contemplating living in NYC, but do not want to make a year long commitment, this may be an easy solution.  To find out more about EHS and the properties that are available this summer: http://studenthousing.org/and/buffalo or call 1-800-297-4694

Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM

http://www.emerging-researchers.org/

EMERGING RESEARCHERS NATIONAL (ERN) CONFERENCE IN STEM

The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities.

The objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference will include

  • Student poster and oral presentations.

Other conference activities include workshops focused on:

  • Strategies for applying for and succeeding in graduate programs and finding funding for graduate school;
  • Career preparation workshops focused on employment searches and retention; and
  • Understanding STEM careers in a global context and identifying international research and education opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and faculty.

Exhibitors will include representatives from academic, government, business, and the non-profit sector with information about graduate school admissions, fellowships, summer research opportunities, professional development activities, and employment opportunities.

2012 Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview

The University of Colorado is pleased to announce the 2012 Colorado Advantage graduate preview recruiting program, which is now accepting applications for the fall program.

The Colorado Advantage is designed to showcase STEM doctoral programs to underrepresented college seniors and recent graduates. Participants will learn about CU-Boulder PhD programs in their areas of interest, meet with faculty, and receive guidance on preparing competitive graduate school applications.

All expenses are paid for selected participants.

WHEN: November 1 – 3, 2012

APPLICATION Review will begin October 8 and will continue until the program is full.

For more information and to download application form, please visit:

http://www.colorado.edu/graduateschool/DiversityInitiative/graduates/ColoradoAdvantage.html

Contact:

Barbara Kraus

Barbara.Kraus@Colorado.edu

303-492-5779

Imagine Cup 2013 – All Dreams Are Now Welcome

Imagine Cup 2013 – All Dreams Are Now Welcome

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is the world’s most prestigious student technology competition, bringing together student innovators from all over the world. If you have a great idea for a new app, bring it to life through Imagine Cup. With Microsoft resources and support, you can make a great app and win travel and cash prizes!

 

You’re ready to go big? So are we. For each competition:

1st Prize: $50,000

2nd Prize: $10,000

3rd Prize: $5,000

And we’ll fly every finalist team to St. Petersburg, Russia, in July of 2013 for the thrilling showdown at Worldwide Finals.