Fleming Scholar Summer Internship
Posting Number: 000136
Position Type: Laboratory
Department: Fleming Scholar Program
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Fleming Scholars are paid to work for 8 weeks in the summer (July 1st through June 24th) in state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories on individual projects and are supervised by senior members of the OMRF scientific staff. Scholars attend weekly seminars as well as occasional social events as a group.
On the final day of the program, scholars give formal scientific seminars outlining the findings of their projects. Each scholar also writes a scientific paper summarizing their summer project.
No laboratory experience is necessary however successful applicants will have a strong passion for science. To apply for the Fleming Scholar Program, applicants MUST be:
- An Oklahoma resident at the time of high school graduation
– At least 16 years of age
– Classified as a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior at the time of application.
– A United States citizen or permanent resident or have unrestricted employment authorization in accordance with applicable Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations (example: J-2 with Employment Authorization Document). Applicants with an H-4 visa are not eligible to apply.
– Willing and able to commit to the program’s entire eight-week time frame (June 1 – July 24)
Scholars are selected based on aptitude and interest in science and math, academic standing, as well as essays and recommendation letters written as part of the application process.
All complete application packets must be submitted or postmarked by 11:59pm on February 1st.
Minimum Degree Required:
Work Hours: Full-time work hours, typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.There will be a few evening events through the program.
GPA at or above 3.0 and especially strong grades in science and math courses.
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear. Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
To apply, visit https://omrf.peopleadmin.com/postings/3204