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Job Opportunity: Abbott Nutrition Operations Management Intern

Operations Management Intern

Abbott Nutrition, UIUC Research Park

Job ID Number: 100001

Who We Are:

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 74,000 people.

Position Summary:

Abbott Nutrition is seeking a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) student to support Abbott’s Research Park site manager with maintaining and improving operations and engagement.

An Operations Management Intern will be responsible for:

  • Tracking status and deliverables of all research projects
  • Acting as liaison between site and global R&D to recruit and initiate projects
  • Conducting annual “Call for Project Proposals” within Nutrition R&D and coordinating proposal review and student alignment with review committee and project investigators
  • Preparing an annual report based off of events, projects, and deliverables from previous year
  • Contributing to the design and management of intern deliverables library in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Collating monthly accomplishments for advisement of senior HR and leadership
  • Creating materials for internal and external marketing of Abbott Research Park activities

What We Offer to Our Student Employees:

  • Part-time employment with Abbott at the UIUC Research Park during the academic year
  • Minimum of 8-10 hrs/week and maximum of 19 hrs per week
  • Competitive hourly wage commensurate with year in school
  • Flexible work schedule with 24/7 keycard office access
  • Personally-assigned workstation in a modern style office space
  • Valuable experience in the global healthcare industry

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled as a student at UIUC
  • Must be available to work during the summer
  • Preferably a sophomore or junior undergraduate
  • No major restrictions but should preferably be a student interested in a future with Abbott
  • Experience in Excel is highly recommended
  • Responds well to feedback
  • Effective communication and excellent verbal/written English language skills
  • Self-motivated problem solver that can lead a project from beginning to end

Start Date/Duration:  Late in the Fall 2017 semester or at the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester through at least Summer 2018 with a possibility for an extension

Link to more info on Handshake.

Opportunity for Undergraduate Students to Edit Student Journal

Peer Review: the Undergraduate Research Journal of the Ethnography of the University Initiative is looking for two undergraduate interns to join its team of student Managing Editors (MEs). Ideally, candidates will have research or writing experience. MEs work with and are mentored by the graduate student Senior Editor, as well as Peer Review’s Advisory Board. MEs will facilitate all stages of the publication process, including: advertising and soliciting submissions; selecting pieces to publish; requesting content and format edits from authors; work one-on-one with authors in the editing process; and copy-edit/format the annual issue for publication. You can see previous editions of Peer Review here.

Generally, MEs work an average of 5 hours per week. While this is an unpaid internship, this position may qualify as internship hours toward undergraduate programs (James Scholars, for instance), undergraduate research certificate (through Office of Undergraduate Research), etc. They provide documentation of support upon request.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter outlining their interest, a current resume, a writing sample showcasing their own work (Max 1000 words) and a reference from a faculty mentor or program administrator (McNair, James Scholars, etc.). All applications should be submitted electronically (as one document if possible) by completing Peer Review’s electronic application form, or by email to eui-peerreview@illinois.edu, with “Undergraduate Editor” in the subject line. Deadline is October 14th, 2016.

Any questions should be addressed to Karen Rodriguez’G, Program Director for EUI, at eui-info@illinois.edu.  For more general information on EUI and its mission, please see our website: www.eui.illinois.edu.  

2016-2017 Peter and Joan Hood Internship in Student Academic Affairs

Interested in Student Academic Affairs?

Considering a career in higher education?

Looking for a valuable internship experience for the 2016-2017 academic year? 

The College of LAS is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Peter and Joan Hood Internship in the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office (2002 Lincoln Hall).

The intern will assist the Associate Dean and Assistant Deans with special projects and research studies pertaining to LAS Student Academic Affairs; for example evaluative assistance in the study of “best practices” together with support in the areas of access, admissions, honors, undergraduate research, transfer articulation, unit assessment and surveys.

This is a paid internship. The intern will be expected to work 7-10 hours/week during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Required qualifications include:

  • Junior or senior status in an LAS major
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated writing and quantitative skills
  • Experience with technology including Microsoft Excel
  • High academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 3.3)

To apply fill out the following online application form and upload a current resume and cover letter explaining your career objectives and goals, your experience with research and/or statistics, and your computer/technology skills.

Application deadline: Monday, April 18 at 5:00 PM

Questions? Contact Melissa Schoeplein, LAS Career Development Specialist

Summer Internship Opportunity at The Career Center

Type of Position:

Summer Internship:    Summer Internship: May 16th – August 5th, 2016

Approximately 20-25 hours weekly from 8-10 am and/or 12 pm – 5 pm, Monday – Friday

 Description:

The Career Center (TCC) is seeking two energetic and customer oriented summer interns for 2016. The Career Center is the primary point of contact for all students regarding professional development. The internship focuses on providing direct contact to thousands of incoming students and parents while working alongside TCC staff in designing and creating best outreach methods for current students. The intern will have the ability to work on both small and large projects as well as receive ongoing personalized, professional development help from TCC staff.

 General Duties:

  • Provide assistance to visitors in The Career Resource Center
  • Assist students by providing one-on-one resume and cover letter critiques
  • Complete various projects as assigned by The Career Center staff

 Specific Duties:

  • Present The Career Centers services and resources to all incoming students and parents during Summer Orientation Resource Fair.
  • Provide assistance to visitors in The Career Center as the primary point of contact during the lunch hour.
  • Interact directly with customers by telephone, email and face to face.
  • Create a new career based “Bulletin Board” for use in the residence halls.
  • Design and develop innovative methods to reach students.
  • Meet regularly with supervising Assistant Director of Academic & Campus Outreach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the TCC staff.

 Qualifications:

Interns must have outstanding customer service skills. Candidates must be energetic and willing to work with TCC staff, students, parents, and others as necessary. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills.  These positions require strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.  Interns must be able to use Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.  Strong candidates will have experience presenting career based services and resources.

Compensation:

$8.75 hourly

 Application Procedure:

Application deadline is Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
Interested candidates will need to submit a resume, cover letter, and a brief 250 word writing sample on “How does this position fit into your personal and professional goals?”

 Emma Andruczyk

            Assistant Director—The Career Center

            715 S. Wright Street, MC-383

            Champaign, IL. 61820

            eandrucz@illinois.edu

Research and Development Paid Internship!

Research and Development Internship

This is a paid internship, and is long however.  There is some weekend work, and a little travel is involved- approx. the second week students are asked to go to Kentucky to help in the fields for about one week.  All expenses are paid for them. The pay is about  9.00 per hour, with OT, so there is some opportunity to earn some good money and learn about wheat seed development.

 SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Provide assistance during wheat harvest, seeding preparation and seeding operations between June and October (with flexibility on an earlier end date).

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Work outdoors in the field

·         Hand-harvest wheat research material in the field

·         Assist combine harvest of yield plots

·         Operate laboratory size research equipment (e.g. threshers, cleaners, seed counters, etc.)

·         Organize seed stocks in the warehouse

·         Prepare seed for sowing

·         Assist research planting operations in the field

·         Other duties as required

 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma, BSc or MSc, or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license preferred, required to pass MVR test
  • Full-time hours commitment, including overtime and Saturdays
  • Farming background and tractor driving skills preferred
  • Students studying Plant Breeding, Agriculture, or similar encouraged to apply
  • Able to meet physical requirements of the position including, but not limited to prolonged periods of standing and sitting, bending, kneeling, working in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, damp, etc.)
  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

To apply for the job click here

Summer Internship Opportunity with UIntern

UIntern is a Career Center-led program that aims to organize summer internships at local nonprofit organizations. Over 25 different internships have already been identified for UIntern participants with leading area nonprofits like the American Cancer Society, Big Brother Big Sisters, Champaign Humane Society, Courage Connection, CU Forest Preserves, Family Advocacy Center, YMCA, Promise Health Care, and more. Most of these internships are simply looking for talented students, like you, who want to use and build on their skills with people, communication, planning, creativity, and more.

Lear more about the requirements for UIntern and how to get a chance to apply to these great internships at one of our information sessions on Monday, February 22nd at 3:00 PM or Tuesday, February 23rd at 12:00 PM – both are at The Career Center Interview Suite, 616 E. Green Street 2nd Floor.

Visit go.illinois.edu/uintern for more information.

Questions? email tcc-uintern@illinois.edu

Summer Internship Opportunity with Former MCB Graduate Student

Erik Reed, an MCB PhD alum, is filling the role of Site Microbiologist at AstraZeneca’s Frederick Manufacturing Facility in Frederick, MD. He is looking for a junior/senior microbiology (or MCB) major to work as a simmer intern (anticipated June 7th start date), who understands bacterial physiology and ecology.

The company will pay for housing and a salary. Aseptic technique would also help as there is a likely opportunity to participate in some biofilm focused lab work.

Here’s the link to the opportunity: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1209771

USAISR 2016 Undergrad Summer Internship

The US Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) is seeking applications for summer internship appointments for undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities to conduct research at the USAISR.

Application deadline March 4, 2016

The US Army Institute for Surgical Research (USAISR) PAID Summer Internship Program for Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Engineering (STEM) undergraduate students will be from June 6 to August 10 in San Antonio, TX.

Number of internship Openings: 10

Degree Required:  Bachelor Degree Student (In Progress)

All interns must have completed at least their First Year class requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

Chosen applicants will work closely with a USAISR staff mentor and their research team to conduct a scientific investigation in one of the research focus areas of the USAISR:

  • Hemorrhage Control
  • Resuscitation
  • Blood and Coagulation
  • Burn Injury
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Dental Trauma
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Care
  • Intensive Care
  • Pain
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Extremity Trauma

What it is: A PAID ($2,726/month) summer internship for students in the above categories. Note that housing and transportation are NOT provided. Students are mentored by Army Physicians to conduct research in areas such as burns,rehabilitative medicine and orthopedics, along with dental/ocular trauma.

The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs.

Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems

Additional information and links to the application process are available at the below site.

http://www.usaisr.amedd.army.mil/2016_undergrad_internship.html

Graf Internship Information Session

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If you are looking for a pre-professional work opportunity that allows you to plan, organize, and facilitate activities and programs while developing your leadership skills, consider applying for the Graf Internship at the Illinois Leadership Center. The Graf Internship is limited to four students per academic year. Graf interns are responsible for overseeing the logistics and administration of the Leadership Center’s I-programs, as well as the other office priorities such as marketing, yearly intern recruitment, outreach, and coordinating the Student Leadership Advisory Team (SLAT).

If you are interested, make sure to attend the upcoming information session which will be held on December 3 at 8:00 p.m. in the Illinois Leadership Center Conference Room located at 290 Illini Union.