Internship Opportunities

DOE Scholars Internship Program

Application Open Through December 15, 2016

Scientific research conducted through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports an improved quality of life for all Americans. With a mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, DOE is committed to:

  • Energy security
  • Nuclear security
  • Scientific discovery and innovation
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Management excellence

What is the DOE Scholars Program?

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex.

Information and to apply

CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP)

What is CSURP?

The CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP) provides undergraduate students with a unique, hands-on research experience. The program matches students with a faculty mentor conducting research in one of five research disciplines:

Environment Science
Nanoscience
Neuroscience
Photonics
Structural Biology

For 10 weeks, students perform research under the guidance and supervision of their faculty mentor. The program culminates in a poster session in which students present their research to peers, faculty and administrators.

What are the benefits of CSURP?

Students accepted into the program receive:

  • $4,000 stipend (taxable)
  • Monthly MTA unlimited MetroCards
  • Optional limited university housing at no cost
  • 10 weeks of hands-on research with a faculty mentor
  • Weekly seminars featuring a mix of current research, career development workshops and tours of local institutions

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

Now accepting applications for: 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

2018 Summer Research Team Program for

Minority Serving Institutions

The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). The SRT Program and DHS Centers are sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs.

Faculty: receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.

Graduate students: receive a $700 weekly stipend.

Undergraduate students: receive a $600 weekly stipend.

All participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowances.

10-week research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.  Additional information regarding DHS Areas of Research may be found on the program website. 

U.S. citizenship required

Previous program participants may apply.

Application deadline: December 29, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.

 

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3684

Detailed information about the program can be found at:

http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html

For questions please email us at dhsed@orau.org.

Fellowships at the KHC

Exploring the Holocaust

Students selected to participate in this fellowship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to examine the impact World War II had on residents living in Europe’s Jewish communities. Through readings, videos, group discussions, and presentations by local residents who lived in Europe at that time, students will gain a strong understanding of the Holocaust. Student fellows will be trained to use this knowledge to conduct an intensive interview of local survivors and present his/her story to the other fellows as well as members of the QCC community.

Identifying and Dealing with Hate Crimes

Students selected to participate in this fellowship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to explore legislation dealing with hate crimes and meet with representatives of city and state agencies who deal with victims of hate crimes in assisting them in seeking justice. Student fellows will be trained as to the various legal steps taken by these agencies in determining if a hate crime has been committed and follow the prosecution of such a crime. Each fellow will be required to review actual cases and research local organizations that deal with these types of crimes and present to the other fellows as well as members of the QCC community.

Asian Social Justice

Students selected to participate in this fellowship will meet weekly for one hour at the Holocaust Center to examine and discuss the impact of World War II on those residents living in occupied East Asia. The program is led by a scholar specializing in the history of Comfort Women. Student fellows will be trained to use this knowledge to conduct an intensive remote interview of survivors and present his/her story to the other fellows as well as members of the QCC community.

To Apply: Fellowships meet weekly and offer a stipend of $360 on successful completion of the final project. QCC students are eligible to earn elective credits with additional hours, please inquire. Interested students must send their resume, letter of interest, and copy of their schedule to Marisa Hollywood, Assistant Director at mhollywood@qcc.cuny.edu, or deliver hardcopies to the Holocaust Center office. Please clearly indicate which fellowship you are applying for. All three items must be received in order for your application to be considered. Fellowships are open to all who meet the program's eligibility criteria and time commitment.

If you have questions or would like more information, please visit the Kupferberg Holocaust Center website or call 718-281-5770.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.