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Funding Opportunities for Research and Projects

Nicole Schneiter – October 13th, 2015

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award:


Looking for funding for a research project? The Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards program funds outstanding undergraduate research projects to be carried out this summer and next academic year. Approximately forty awards of up to $3,000 each will be granted on a competitive basis.  Come to the following info session to learn more about this wonderful opportunity and hear from previous recipients!


4:00 to 5:00, Wednesday, October 14

Career Fair Countdown! Week 3: Creating your Perfect Pitch

Nicole Schneiter – October 13th, 2015

The Fall Job and Internship Fair is coming up on Oct. 28th and 29th! In order to make sure you’re fully prepared (and not waiting until the last minute), we’ve created a Career Fair Countdown! blog series. Whether you’re a fourth year looking for a job after graduation or a first year exploring your career options, tune in to stay ahead of the game for acing the career fair.


Virtual Career Fair Presented by Astound Virtual - 10/28 1:00-4:00PM EST

Jennifer Harvey – October 12th, 2015

Astound Virtual presents the College Virtual Career Fair for students and recent graduates of all 4 year colleges & universities. Meet and interact in real time with recruiters from dozens of America’s best companies for new graduates. This is a general career fair that will bring together students and recruiters from all across the country, and you can attend from the comfort and convenience of home.

Oak Ridge Institutes for Science and Education Fellowships

Christie Julien – October 11th, 2015

Established as an official U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)institute in 1992, with programs dating back to 1946, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a national leader in science education and research.

Managed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities, ORISE directly supports DOE’s national agenda to advance science education and research programs by creating opportunities for collaboration through partnerships with DOE facilities, other federal agencies, the academic community and industry.

Fundamental to ORISE’s mission objectives are:

Code for America Fellowship

Christie Julien – October 11th, 2015

You've heard of Teach for America, but are you familiar with the Code for America Fellowship program?

The Fellowship program sends teams of technologists into local governments across the country to work full-time for a year in partnership with government officials. The fellows apply 21st Century Government Practices to important problems.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellowships

Christie Julien – October 11th, 2015

The Coastal Management Fellowship was established in 1996 to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management.

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

Christie Julien – October 11th, 2015

For 20 years, the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program has provided students with opportunities to gain hands-on research experience with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE). The program was created in 1995 with the goal of improving opportunities for under-represented students in the STEM fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.