WRF Fellowships & Levinson Awards Research Funding Application & Info Sessions

The application is now open for WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards! – Apply by August 28

NOTE: These two opportunities share a common application and you are welcome to apply to one or both for 2017-18 funding.

Join us for an info session for on these funding opportunities:

Wednesday, July 12, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Monday, July 17, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Register for an info session here:

WASHINGTON RESEARCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS (www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/funding/wrff/)

Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge.

As WRF Fellows, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding to support their research in these disciplines, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.

LEVINSON EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARDS (www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/funding/levinson/)

Levinson Emerging Scholars awards support talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors in a variety of fields who want to pursue creative and advanced bioscience and related research under the guidance of UW faculty.  Levinson scholarships target applicants who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge

As Levinson Emerging Scholars, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding based on their budget proposal to support their bioscience and related research, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.

EPA Region 10 Virtual Internship: EcoLearn

EPA Region 10 Virtual Internship EcoLearn – Teach exciting prepared environmental education lesson plans at local elementary schools in the Seattle metro area. Project code EPA-USA-1

The Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) is the largest virtual internship program in the world!  This year there are more than 1,000 vacancies with more than 30 federal agencies.  VSFS offers unique mentoring and exposure to job opportunities within the U.S. government.

Applications for the 2017-18 VSFS program are open between July 2 and 26 on USAJOBS.gov.  Real experience is waiting for U.S. college students across the federal government, including NASA, Smithsonian, State Department, CIA, National Parks Service, and others. You can see the projects offered at http://vsfs.state.gov/ by clicking on “See All Projects” at the top!  To apply, students must log on to USAJOBS, create an account, build a resume, and upload a transcript.

Students play an important role in moving the government forward.  There’s something for everyone: graphic design, research, mapping, videography, history, analysis, marketing, community management, writing, calculation, policy planning, app development, and more!

eInterns should expect to spend ten hours a week on their project from September through May.  This is unpaid, volunteer work, but eInterns make connections that make a difference, gain valuable experience, and sometimes get course credit.  All applicants must be U.S. citizens in student status at a university in the U.S. or abroad.  VSFS is open to undergrad through PhD candidates taking classes full or part-time, in-person or on-line.

Learn more at our website, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter!  Have questions?  Get answers!  Post them on our VSFS forum, sign up to receive notifications about VSFS and other internship opportunities under Keep Me Informed, and check in with your regional Diplomat in Residence.

IChange Peru- Extended application date

VOLUNTEER IN PERU THIS SUMMER 2017!

IChange Peru is looking for volunteers interested in Pre-Health, Public Health, Social Work, Education, Spanish and more!

Impact the underserved communities of Peru.

Learn about the culture and gain hands-on experience.

Explore one of the world’s most diverse countries and it’s spectacular beauty.

Application Deadline EXTENDED: April 28, 2017

http://ichangeperu.org/apply/

Internship Opportunity with Uganda Village Project

As a grassroots public health organization working in rural villages, Uganda Village Project offers interns hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation: collecting household surveys to measure knowledge and behaviors
  • Work in an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural team (interns from Uganda, US, Europe, Australia, and more)
  • Collaborate with community leaders to identify and address a village’s most pressing health concerns
  • Conduct educational sessions (sensitizations) in coordination with Village Health Team Members (VHTs)

Our internship has also served as a practicum for some students, and we encourage students with varying levels of travel and professional experience to apply. To give you more insight into the experience of our interns, we have attached a blog post from our team from the Nabirere village in 2016.

Visit our website to learn more.

Nabirere Blog 2016.pdf

One Heart Source Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Experiential Learning Programs in Cape Town, South Africa. We are offering a variety of 1, 2, and 4-week volunteer programs and internships next summer.

As an OHS Volunteer/Intern you will:

  • Gain international experience for graduate school and employment.
  • Develop skills in international communication, mentorship and community outreach.
  • Mentor students to achieve academic growth and cultivate lasting relationships.
  • Immerse yourself in local communities and broaden your global perspective.
  • Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.

Apply here for our Volunteer Programs: 2017 Application
Next Application Deadline: March 3, 2017
Learn more about our Programs here.
www.oneheartsource.org