WHAT IS THE CO-OP PROGRAM?
MBUSI gives you the opportunity to gain real world working experience in an international environment. As a Co-Op student you’ll be placed in a variety of departments. Which include:
Engineering: Process Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Quality Engineering, Computer Engineering, Series Planning
Business: Human Resources, Communications, Finance, Logistics, Global Service and Parts, and IT.
Minimum GPA 3.0
Must be able to complete three terms.
Must be able to work in Vance, Alabama
- Program normally consist of 3 alternating semesters. Students must be able to work a spring, summer and fall semester.
- Students must be at least at a Sophomore level to participate in the program.
- Semesters: Spring – January to May; Summer – May to August; Fall – August to December
- Paid bi-weekly. Starting pay at $16/hour; graduating pay scale each following semester.
- Housing Allowance if the school is greater than 50 miles away from the MBUSI.
- Team Wear and Safety Gear are provided.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply through the Co-Op office at your university (MBUSI partner schools).
If you do not attend one of the following universities, please APPLY HERE and, on the resulting page, search for the “Co-Op Student” position opening listed for MBUSI.
ION seeks applications from highly motivated high school students who have taken at least one college-level science course (e.g., AP Biology, Honors Chemistry, etc.). After participating in an introductory neuroscience course, ION Scholars are matched with mentors by interest to conduct a seven-week mentored laboratory research project. Weekly professional development workshops focus on topics such as scientific communication, the ethical conduct of research and special topics in neuroscience. At the conclusion of the program, students present their laboratory research results at the ION Research Symposium to an audience of peers, family, friends, teachers and community members.
• The internship program provides comprehensive preparation for the pursuit of undergraduate science majors.
• Student Scholars usually finish the program excited about neuroscience, with an interest in exploring neuroscience-related academic and professional careers.
• Student Scholars are hired and paid taxable hourly wages (through their matched institution) for their full-time commitment of 40 hr/wk during the eight-week program.
• Preference for high school students currently enrolled in their junior or senior year (must be 16 years old by June 4th).
• Grade point average of at least a 3.0 or the equivalent (B average).
• Advanced Placement (or other college level) science courses recommended.
• Able to commit full-time (40 hr/wk) to the entire 8-week program (cannot hold other employment or attend other camps during ION).
• Scholars must arrange in advance local Atlanta housing and transportation, and are responsible for their meals throughout the summer program.
• All application materials must be received no later than midnight of the posted deadline (2022 date tbd)
- Online Application Form
- Personal Statement to be uploaded in the Online Application Form
- Current Resume to be uploaded in the Online Application Form
- Recommendation by a high school science teacher
- Recommendation by an adult not related to applicant
- Official High School Transcripts sent by the High School
- Application Fee of $25
• Applications will be reviewed, a subset of applicants will be invited to interview at Georgia State University in mid-March, and final decisions regarding acceptance will be made and applicants notified in early April.
• Immunization records, current TB test results, drug test results, and tax documents will be required for all ACCEPTED Scholars.
Note: Due to funding changes, ION will be on hold until earliest Summer 2022 while we focus our energies on The Neuroscience School (summer short courses for high school students at GSU) and securing new funding for future summers of ION.
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Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)
The STEP-UP Program provides hands-on summer research experience for high school and undergraduate students interested in exploring research careers.
- 02/01/2018 Undergraduate
- 02/15/2018 High School
- 8 to 10 weeks of full-time research experience
- Students receive a summer research stipend
- Students are assigned to a STEP-UP Coordinating Center to help coordinate and monitor their summer research experience
- Students are paired with experienced research mentors at institutions throughout the nation
- Students are encouraged to choose a research institution and/or mentor near their hometown or within commuting distance of their residence. Students are not required to relocate in order to conduct their summer research.
- Students receive training in the responsible conduct of research
- All-paid travel expenses to the Annual STEP-UP Research Symposium held on NIH’s main campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Students are given the opportunity to conduct a formal oral and poster presentation.
The STEP-UP Program is a federally funded program managed and supported by the Office of Minority Health Research Coordination (OMHRC) in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The overall goal of STEP-UP is to build and sustain a biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social science research pipeline focused on NIDDK’s core mission areas of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases.
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:
- Scholarship support
- Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
- Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation
In order to determine if you meet the financial need eligibility guidelines, the UGSP encourages all students to complete the Exceptional Financial Need (EFN) form and submit it to your financial aid office. This form can be filed prior to completion of the online application. Since your eligibility will have to be updated with your 2017 financial aid application data, completion and submission of this form is for informational purposes only. If you choose to submit the form prior to application, please notify the UGSP at email@example.com, and we will contact you after your university has indicated your eligibility. However, if you do not receive notification of eligibility prior to the application opening date, we encourage you to go ahead and begin the application process.
The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.
RESEARCH TRAINING AT THE NIH
For each full or partial scholarship year, you are committed to two NIH service obligations. The obligations are actually benefits of the UGSP, providing you with invaluable research training and experience at the NIH.
- 10-week Summer Laboratory Experience. After each year of scholarship support, you will train for 10 weeks as a paid summer research employee in an NIH research laboratory. This employment occurs after the receipt of the scholarship award. Each scholar will work directly with an NIH Principle Investigator or an NIH postdoctoral fellow, who will serve as mentors.
- Employment at the NIH after Graduation. After graduation, you will continue your training as a full-time employee in an NIH research laboratory. You must serve 1 year of full-time employment for each year of scholarship.
You must meet all of these requirements in order to be eligible for admission into the UGSP. Please take a moment to use our Eligibility Wizard.
- U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident
- Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America
- Undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class
- Having ‘Exceptional Financial Need’ as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office – see table below (updated 8 November 2017).
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(Includes Only Dependents Listed on Federal Income Tax Forms)
|Family Income Level|
(Adjusted Gross Income for Tax Year 2016)
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(Adjusted Gross Income for Tax Year 2017)
Federal Register: Volume 82, Number 19, 31 January 2017, Page 8831
|More than 8 Persons||$8,320.00 for Each Additional Person||$8,360.00 for Each Additional Person|
You are not eligible for the UGSP if any one of the following items pertains to you:
- You are a high school senior
- You have been awarded an undergraduate degree
- You are enrolled in an advanced degree program, such as a master’s degree
- You are unable to fulfill the payback requirements
The Application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open. To learn more about the application process and requirements, review the videos “How to Apply to the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program” and “How to Find an NIH Mentor“. Your university must also determine whether you meet the required exceptional financial need (EFN) criteria. To do so, download the EFN form, complete the top section and submit it to the financial aid office at the university you will attend during the 2018-2019 academic year. Your university will determine your eligibility and forward the form to us. We strongly advise you to complete the application while waiting for your university to determine your eligibility.
KEY DATES FOR ADMISSION CONSIDERATION IN FALL 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR
(Dates updated 1 November 2017)
- January 2, 2018 – Application Opens
- March 15, 2018 – Application Deadline
- March 30, 2018 – Letter of Recommendation Deadline
- May 11, 2018 – EFN Form with 2016 Tax Year Information Deadline
- Mid-June 2018 – Invitations to Phone Interview Distributed
- Mid-July 2018 – Phone Interviews for Admission
- Late-July 2018 – Selection of Scholars
This program is administered without discrimination on the basis of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or other nonmerit factors.
NIH is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities. NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
USDA Pathways Programs
The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers different pathway opportunities for students and recent graduates to work in the agricultural, science, technology, math, environmental, management, business and many other fields. USDA offers internships to students and recent graduates to help them to excel in their chosen fields.
The USDA Internship Program provides paid work experiences for students who are in high school or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accredited college or university (including Home-Schooling, Certificate Programs and Community Colleges). Interns may work during the summer, fall, spring or year round. Please apply at www.usajobs.gov – Students and Recent Graduates
The USDA Recent Graduates Program provides individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs with developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service. Participants must have obtained a degree, or completed a qualifying career or technical education program within the preceding 2 years. Veterans are eligible to participate to the program within 6 years of obtaining a degree or graduating qualifying program.
The USDA Presidential Management Fellows Program is a prestigious, competitive program that is managed by the Office of Personnel Management. The PMF Program supports leadership development for recent graduates who have been pre-qualified or recommended by a network of graduate schools. Graduates are provided with a 2 year appointment at USDA that may lead to conversion to a permanent appointment.
Questions regarding any of the three USDA Pathways Programs can be directed to:
The Emma Bowen Foundation Application
Thank you for your interest in the Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program. The Emma Bowen Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is building a more diverse media and tech industry by recruiting promising students of color like you and placing them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading companies.
We believe that diversity is important in all areas of the media industry and offer Fellowships that prepare students for careers in the Business of Media,Content of Media, and Innovation of Media. Whether you’re interested in being a producer, a journalist, a web developer, an engineer, a business executive, a PR agent, or in any other career in the media or tech industry, the Emma Bowen Fellowship is here to help you get your start.
If selected, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable skills and network with industry professionals each summer during college. Not only will you earn a salary, but you will have the opportunity to get additional money to pay for college expenses.
DO YOU QUALIFY?
You are welcome to apply for an Emma Bowen Fellowship if you:
- Are a student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American)
- Are a graduating high school senior OR college student
- Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
- Are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry
- Plan to attend or are currently a student at a four-year accredited college or university
- Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Speak and write English fluently
Don’t meet these guidelines? We still welcome you to become part of the Emma Bowen Foundation family. Click here to sign up for our mailing list and get access to webinars and training that will give you a look at what it means to have a career in the media industry.
WHERE WE RECRUIT
We recruit for positions across the country – while the majority of our Fellows are placed in major markets like New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, and the San Francisco Bay Area, we have openings in cities nationwide. The attached chart shows where we placed Fellows in Summer 2016.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications to the Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship are accepted on a rolling basis. The application has a few key components:
- The EBF Online Application for Summer 2017 (link below)
- A LinkedIn Profile with Photo (click here for advice on creating your profile)
- A Short-Answer Essay of 250-500 words: Why is it important to diversify the media and tech industries?
- Your Resume
- Recommendation form from 1 reference
Early Action Deadline – November 6, 2016: All applications received by this date are guaranteed a first-round interview by our staff. Meeting this deadline gives you the best chance of getting a placement in our program.
Priority Deadline – December 31, 2016: Many of our partner companies begin interviewing candidates in late 2016 and early 2017. Meeting this deadline gives you access to a wide range of fellowship placements. The majority of our placements for the summer of 2017 will apply before the priority deadline.
Recommended Summer 2017 Application Date – March 15, 2017: While we accept applications and make placements year-round, we strongly recommend that you apply by this date in order to be considered for a Summer 2017 internship.
HOW DO I MAKE MY APPLICATION STAND OUT?
Please take the time to fill out the application carefully and completely.
Make sure that your resume is free of typos and includes all of your work, volunteer, and academic experience. This is the first impression you will make with a potential employer. Show us what makes you unique!
Get your application in as soon as possible to give yourself the best opportunity to be placed in the fellowship.
Still have questions? Check out answers to our Frequently Asked Questions.
Promising candidates will be contacted for a first-round interview with Emma Bowen Foundation staff. Note: All applicants who meet the Early Action deadline and meet our basic qualifications will receive a first-round interview. Finalists will be then invited for interviews with our corporate partners, who will make the final selections.
If you are selected for the fellowship program, you will begin working in May or June. As an employee, we will expect you to be a conscientious, dependable team player. You will be expected to work at your sponsoring company every summer for a minimum of eight consecutive weeks (40-hour workweek) until graduation from college. You will also be expected to participate in all Foundation activities for which you are eligible including our summer conference and the Link Mentoring Initiative. As a student, you will be required to maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average during college to remain in the program.
We appreciate your interest and thank you for taking the time to complete the application. If you are selected, we can promise that a whole new world will be open to you. The Emma L. Bowen Foundation will provide the opportunity — you provide the talent.
American Youth Leadership Program
The American Youth Leadership Program is a 3 to 4 week intensive, leadership training exchange program for U.S. high school students and adult mentors to gain firsthand knowledge of foreign cultures and collaborate on examining issues with global significance
Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes
The Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes are intensive academic institutes hosted by a U.S. college or university and focus on global issues, in addition to leadership and community service.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange
The Congress–Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) offers American students a scholarship for an academic year in Germany. Participating students develop critical intercultural skills while learning what it is like to live and attend school in Germany.
English Access Microscholarship Program
The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 14-18 year-olds from disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive summer sessions.
Future Leaders Exchange
The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program provides scholarships for high school students (ages 15-17) from Eurasia to spend an academic year in the United States, living with a family and attending an American high school.
German American Partnership Program
The German American Partnership Program (GAPP) allows groups of U.S. high school students and German secondary school students to visit a each other’s community and school. In both directions, students live with a host family.
Global Connections and Exchange
The Global Connections and Exchange (GCE) Program supports collaboration and online linkages among students, educators, and community youth leaders from U.S. and overseas secondary schools and youth organizations.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Aborad
American high school students in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad program spend one academic semester or year studying abroad in select countries with significant Muslim populations. Students live with host families, attend high school, engage in activities to learn about the host country’s society and values, and educate others about American culture while learning about their host country’s culture.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up to one academic year in the United States. Students live with host families, attend high school, engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values, and educate others about their home countries and cultures.
National Security Language Initiative for Youth
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) provides merit-based scholarships to U.S. high school students and recent graduates interested in learning less-commonly studied foreign languages overseas.
TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls to pursue careers in the science and technology sectors.
The Youth Ambassadors Program brings together high school students and adult mentors from countries across the Americas to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities.
Exchanges are primarily from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States, but also include delegations from the United States to select countries.
Participants will engage in workshops, community service activities, team building exercises, meetings with community leaders, and home stays with American families. Upon their return home, the students apply what they have learned to implement projects that serve needs in their communities.
Youth Leadership Programs
Youth Leadership Programs foster mutual understanding, respect, and civic engagement among young Americans and their international peers. Exchanges are three to four weeks in duration and involve youth ages 15-18, and adults who work with youth.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
- Student Program
- Scholar Program
- Fulbright-Clinton Fellowships
- Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships
- Fulbright Artic
- Fulbright NEXUS
- Teacher Exchange Program
- Humphrey Program
- Fulbright-Hays Programs
Each summer, research interns from universities all over the US come to AT&T Labs Research for 10 weeks to work with technical staff members on research projects, presenting talks of their work at the end of summer. Learn about one intern’s summer experience in Inside the Labs: A Summer Intern Making A Difference.
Applicants for summer internship may be members of an existing university collaboration or may apply as individuals. Candidates are typically graduate students but advanced undergraduates will also be considered in exceptional cases. All other applicants or anyone interested in learning more about other internships with AT&T, visit the AT&T corporate employment pages (www.att.jobs).
Housing can be arranged for students at nearby universities according to the universities’ summer schedules (typically first week of June to mid August). Students may also arrange their own accommodations, usually by renting a room in a local home. (Opportunities for short-term apartment rentals may be limited.) Summer interns pay for their own housing; however, AT&T Labs covers the costs for travel within the United States
Internship eligibility qualifications:
- Currently enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a graduate school program leading to a PhD.
- Major field must be in computer science, math, statistics, electrical engineering, operations research, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or related fields.
- Students must have a US social security number. US citizenship or residency is NOT a requirement.
Applications are accepted beginning September 15.
Intern applications submitted by January 15 will receive full consideration. Late applications may not receive full consideration.
Intern applications will not be reviewed until after January 15.
In the form, be sure to select the internship program. Complete this on-line application, which requires the following items:
One, two, or three letters of recommendation from professors and former employers. References will be contacted by e-mail and given a URL for uploading reference letters. You should contact your references early to let them know that they will be hearing from us.
An optional personal statement (up to 500 words) describing your academic interests and career goals.
Feel free to supply any other information helpful in assessing your application.
After submitting your application, you will receive an email containing the URL of your application record. You can use this URL to add references, update, or withdraw your application.
USA TODAY honors outstanding students with the All-USA Academic Teams. The top twenty students selected for each of the All-USA First Teams will receive a $2,500 cash award, trophy and will receive extensive national recognition through coverage in USA TODAY and usatoday.com. Second and third teams are named and each receive certificates of achievement.
For more information and to fill out an online nomination form, click here
To learn more about past winners of USA TODAY’s All-USA College Academic Team, click here
Community College Team
USA TODAY’s All-USA Community College Academic Team recognizes exceptional students at the nation’s community colleges. Judges consider grades, academic rigor, growth and how well the students use their education to benefit their schools and communities. The program is administered by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Each school may nominate two students. Phi Theta Kappa notifies community college presidents about the program in September. Nomination deadline is early December and the teams are announced in April.
For more information on how to apply, click here
To learn more about past winners on USA TODAY’s All-USA Community College Academic Team, click here