Jobs for Graduates


Jobs for GRADUATES

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University of Kansas
If you work with outstanding undergraduates who have the desire to make a difference in the world, and are passionate about what they do, the following information could be of enormous benefit. The Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship is available at the University of Kansas for individuals who intend to pursue a doctorate in physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, business, economics, or biological and pharmaceutical sciences. This highly selective four-year fellowship offers a  $29,000  annual stipend, covers full tuition and fees, and provides a unique professional development program. The total value of the four-year fellowship exceeds $164,000. We're looking for U.S. citizens who have a vision, the ability to set and achieve goals, leadership potential, and a strong work ethic. Self Fellows demonstrate initiative and a passion for achievement and lifelong learning. In short, we're looking for tomorrow's leaders. Self Fellows participate in a development program that provides general education and training in communication, management, and leadership, complementing the specialized education and training provided in their Ph.D. programs. We would be honored if you would share information about graduate education at the University of Kansas and the Self Graduate Fellowship with interested students and faculty mentors. Each January, KU departments submit Self Fellow nominations. More than 123 fellows have benefited from the program since it began in 1989. A detailed description of the fellowship can be found at www.ku.edu/~selfpro.
Please contact me directly if you have any questions.
Sincerely, Sharon D. Graham
Sharon D. Graham Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship The University of Kansas 1450 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 222 Lawrence, KS 66045 Telephone (785) 864-3174 Fax (785) 864-0394 www.ku.edu/~selfpro

SMART program
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation Defense Scholarship for Service Program offers scholarships and post-graduation career opportunities to our nation's research leaders of tomorrow. Undergrads must be currently enrolled, 18 years of age and U. S. citizens or national.
See http://www.asee.org/smart for more information and applications. The application opens in August and closes in December. See http://smart.asee.org/apply_ to apply.

NDSEG graduate Fellowship
Stipends, Tuition, Health Ins. - Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and mathematics fields.
See http://ndseg.asee.org/ for more information and applications.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent resident aliens, and at or near the beginning of graduate studies in an NSF-supported field. Early November is the application deadlines - they vary by field. For additional information and to apply, go to www.fastland.nst.gov/grfp/

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
(DOE CSGF) Program is administered by the Krell Institute. The DOE CSGF provides an annual stipend of $36,000, an academic allowance to the fellow of $1,000 per year, cost shares a computer and pays full tuition and fees for the fellow. See www.krellinst.org for more information and application.

Garden Club of America
Scholarships and Fellowships from the Garden Club of America for the study of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Medicinal Botany, Ornamental Horticulture, Tropical Botany, Endangered Bird Habitat, Coastal Wetlands, Garden History and Design, Field Botany, Ecological Restoration and much more. See the scholarship page at Garden Club of America.

GoPhysiciansAssistantSchool

If studnets have an interest in becoming a physician's assistant, this website has resources to answer questions on becoming and working as a physician's assitant. For more information go to http://www.gophysicianassistantschools.com/.

Mayo Clinic Graduate School
Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (MPET) asks if you want your research program to benefit patients. If so, join their program. To learn more visit them on the web at http://www.mayo.edu/mgs/mpet.html

Maritime Studies program of Williams College & Mystic Seaport
Twenty sophomores, juniors and seniors - from many different colleges and majors -- join Williams-Mystic each semester for a hands-on, interdisciplinary ocean and coastal studies program. see www.williams.edu/williamsmystic for more information about the semester and scholarship program.


Domestic Fisheries Observer with Alaskan Observers, Inc.
Alaskan Observers, Inc is certified by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to provide observers for domestic fisheries. Persons hired attend training in either Seattle, WA or Anchorage, AK. In the six months following training, observers make two deployments, each one of which is approximately 2 to 2.5 months in length. Observers are guaranteed subsequent deployment opportunities and salary advances.
Description of Work: Observers gather management data for the Government, living and working aboard U.S.-flagged commercial fishing vessels operating in the Bering Sea, North Pacific, and Gulf of Alaska.
Year 2006 Compensation: $3,900-$6,340 per month, depending on experience, plus room, board, and travel to and from job site. Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in fisheries biology, marine biology, general biology, zoology, or a related natural science. No closing date. Three-week training courses are held periodically throughout the year.
For information and application contact:
Rachel Moore
Recruiting Coordinator
Alaskan Observers, Inc
130 Nickerson, Suite 206
Seattle, WA 98109
1-888-317-9343
Fax: 206-283-6519
Email: aoistaff@alaskanobservers.com
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traning in Urban Ecology Fellowship
Arizona State University offers an integrative graduate education and research training (IGERT) fellowship program in pioneering field of Urban Ecology. This prestigious interdisciplinary program is housed within ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability which brings together faculty and students from multiple disciplines to focus on issues of international importance.
Fellows gain PhDs through designed schools and departments, select a complementary minor discipline in addition to their degree-granting field, participate in team research, interdisciplinary "issues" seminars, dissertation research in an aspect of urban ecology, and international experience using the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research project and other projects at the institute for a research infrastructure.
IGERT fellowships provide stipends of $30,000 per year (including $7,500 for summer), tuition waivers, fees, health insurance, and other benefits. With satisfactory progress, fellows are funded for 3 years, including a dissertation year. Teaching/research assistantships supply the other 2 years of funding at departmental levels.
To apply:
1. Apply to a PhD program within the following four core schools:
a. Department of Geography
b. Department of Geological Sciences
c. School of Human Evolution and Social Change
d. School of Life Sciences
2. Apply for the IGERT fellowship at http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/graduate/doctor-of-philosophy.php
Applications due February 1st for the following academic year

Biodiversity Research Expeditions to the Coastal Rainforest of Costa Rica and Career Opportunities in the Field
Students can gain valuable field work experience as a member of a Global Vision International research expedition during their summer vacation or post graduation. Expedition members are required to join the GVI research team starting throughout the year to undertake biodiversity studies in remote coastal habitat of Costa Rica . GVI is particularly interested in recruiting students from the fields of environmental sciences, zoology, biology and other related degree courses.

GVI offers a large range of jobs, internships and other exciting field work placements in the fields of education, research, environmental management and wildlife research alongside its partner organizations in countries across the world.

~Are you a female interested in Biological Sciences? Check out
http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~forsburg/women/bio.html for helpful links and information!

VIEW THE CURRENT LISTS OF VACANCIES at USDA

Research scientist announcements:
https://www.usajobs.gov/JobSearch/Search/GetResults?OrganizationID=AG03

Postdoctoral research associate announcements:
http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/jobs/postdocs/pd962.html

Non-research scientific announcements:
https://www.usajobs.gov/JobSearch/Search/GetResults?OrganizationID=AG03