Opportunities

Here you will find a list of seminars, conferences, internships, jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities that come up throughout the semester.

Internships

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US Department of Energy (DOE) 10-week Internships
The Community College Internship (CCI) program provides paid internships at 15 participating DOE labs. Apply by 10/09/18 for Spring 2019.

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program (NCAS)
NCAS gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA experience and encourages them to finish a 2-year degree or transfer to a 4-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career. Apply by 10/17/18 for Spring/Summer 2019.

Student Internships Available at the Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach)
Unpaid internships. Apply by 11/13/18 for Spring 2019.

NIH Community College Summer Enrichment Program (CCSEP)
The National Institutes of Health offers this program each summer to increase the number of community college students who participate in the NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP) with the long-term goal of increasing the number of students who transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Applications will be available mid-November.

National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU)
The REU program is a paid 10-week internship program with thousands of opportunities both in the US and abroad. Search under the area of research you are interested in and you will find locations offering an REU program with application requirements. Applications typically open near the end of the year. 

Orange County Internships
Various internships are offered by the County of Orange on an ongoing basis.

Edison International Engineering Internships
Various internships in engineering offered by Edison International on an ongoing basis.

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ESURI Research Internships at Fullerton College (Summer 2018)
The Earth Science Undergraduate Research Initiative is offering a paid summer internship studying marine debris on local beaches. Apply by 05/15/18 at the link above or check out their flier for more info.

Bridges to the Baccalaureate (Biomedical Research Internships) at UCI
Paid summer internships. Applications will be reviewed starting on 04/09/18 and continue until all positions are filled. See this flier for more info.

Summer Bridge to the Beach
Paid internship for students transferring to CSULB in Fall 2018. Receive hands-on research experience and receive a $5,000 scholarship stipend. The program runs from June 11 – August 10, 2018. Apply by 03/31/18.

Undergraduate Research Experience – Project RAISE
Apply by 02/20/18 for Summer 2018.

Seminars/Conferences and Other Events

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2018 American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting at Cal Tech (10/27/18)
Deadline for early bird registration and abstract submission for poster session is 10/05/18. Funding and transportation is available for interested students. Please contact Dr. Lazarus at llazarus@fullcoll.edu

SoCal American Society for Microbiology (SCASM) Fall Conference (10/27/18)
Attend career sessions, poster sessions, interesting lectures, interactive exhibits, and networking events at the 82nd annual meeting of SCASM in San Diego. Funding may be available for interested students. Contact Dr. Lazarus at llazarus@fullcoll.edu. Registration ends 10/27/18.

The Center for Applied Biotechnology Studies (CABS) Conference at CSUF (11/09/18)
Breakfast will be served in the morning, followed by speakers and poster presentations by students during lunch. It is a great opportunity for students to network and present their work. Registration is free but limited to 100 spots so register soon!

SoCal Conference on Undergrad Research at Pasadena City College (11/17/18)
Abstract submission is 09/01/18 – 10/07/18 if you want to present. 

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UC Davis Pre-Health Conference (10/06/18, 7am-5pm)
Student registration is $20.

UCI School of Medicine Open House (09/22/18, 8am-12pm)
RSVP at the link above by 09/01/18. Science Club will arrange a carpool closer to the event.

CC2PhD Multidisciplinary Undergrad Research Conference at UCLA (05/26/18)
This conference will feature “in progress” and completed research presentations from California community college students and transfer students in all disciplines (i.e. arts, humanities, social sciences, and STEM). This conference strives to be inclusive and welcoming. No prior research experience is expected. Proposals are due by 04/30/18 at 11:59pm. Check out this flier for more info.

Medicina Para Todos: Promoting Health Equity Through Education (04/28/18)
Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) presents its pre-health conference, geared toward community college and high school students who may be interested in going into the healthcare field. Some workshops available are: how to network with others, suturing, a nursing panel, and a medical student panel. Additionally, doctors, nurses, and professors speaking about vital information that is extremely useful and inspiring for students. Everyone is welcome. Register at the above link or check out their flier.

9th Annual Geological Science Research Day at CSUF (04/13/18 3pm-7pm)
Food, Drinks, Research, Professional Contacts, Prizes!!! Free Parking.

CSUF Gets Wild – Benefit for Newport Bay Conservancy (04/10/18 6pm-9pm)
Help raise funds to support ongoing environmental and educational projects. Only $5 to enjoy food, lip sync battles, karaoke and more at the CSUF Golleher Alumni House. Bring one of these items to donate and admission is only $3.

UC Irvine Honors Student Research Conference (04/07/18)
Contact Honors Program at Fullerton College for more information.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) Symposium at CSUF (03/22/18 3pm-5pm)
Come see the student research that is happening at CSUF during this free symposium at CSUF in the TSU Pavilions

SoCal American Society for Microbiology Spring Symposium (03/03/18 7:30am-12pm)
Students interested in careers in microbiology are welcome to attend. Early registration by 02/16/18 is $25 for students.

OC GWIS 27th Student Research Conference (12/02/17)
All students who have done research in last 2 years are invited to present. Deadline to register to attend/present is 11/17/17.

UC Irvine Pre-Health Conference (11/11/17)
Purchase a ticket by 10/20/17 for early bird admission rate

Scholarships/Awards

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Fullerton College Foundation
Hundreds of opportunities available! Apply 11/19/18 – 02/28/19 for ’18-’19 school year.

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Schlinger Environmental Science Award (Fullerton College)
The scholarship requirements are 1) declared major in the natural sciences, 2) minimum 3.0 GPA, and 3) a demonstrated interest in environmental science. Apply by 05/04/18.

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Are you transferring in Fall 2018? Apply for this scholarship! Deadline 10/24/17

9 College Scholarships for Women in STEM

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Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

Jobs

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Physical Sciences Laboratory Technician at LACC District
This is a full-time paid position at East LA City College or LA Trade Tech. The minimum requirement is an associate degree or equivalent with a major in physics, geology, or related field. Apply by 05/11/18 online or check out their flier for more info.

Fullerton College Biology Stockroom Position Available (Fall 2017)

Submit opportunities you would like posted here to: llazarus@fullcoll.edu

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