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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.

Handshake @ Illinois is here!

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Claim your Handshake @ Illinois account today! Log in and complete your profile at go.illinois.edu/handshake.

Loyola University Chicago Careers in Science Fair

The Loyola University Chicago’s annual Careers in Science Fair will be Wednesday, October 19, 2016. The fair will take place on the Lake Shore Campus in the Damen Student Center, from 3:00-5:00PM.

The purpose of this information fair is to educate students about the extensive career fields and opportunities that exist in the various science and technology disciplines. It offers you a chance to learn about options they you might not have previously considered, while meeting Loyola students in an informal setting.

To register, please visit: LUC.edu/careerfairs

The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 12

If you have any questions, please contact Marty at 773-508-2895 or mgahbauer@luc.edu.

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.  

Tutor Positions Available – Upward Bound is hiring

TUTORS for the TRIO Upward Bound College Prep Academy

 THE CHALLENGE AND OPPORTUNITY: Individuals with a reputation for being successful with helping students improve academic performance (e.g., grades, overall GPA, test scores) are being sought to provide tutoring and  academic coaching/mentoring to diverse students ranging from 9th grade to 12th grade. A large number of the students come from under-served, under-resourced, and under-prepared backgrounds and are often potential first-generation college students. Selected individuals must have a deep commitment to working with these populations.

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The TRIO Upward Bound College Prep Academy is an intense pre-college program that assists youth from the Champaign, Urbana, and Rantoul, IL areas. The program is designed to identify students interested in attending college and to equip them with the skills necessary to succeed in college.

 ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES NEEDED: Math (Algebra I, Algebra II w/Trigonometry, Geometry, and Calculus); Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Anatomy); Foreign Language (Spanish); and English (Grammar, Composition, and Reading Comprehension).

 ANTICIPATED START AND END DATES: September 12, 2016-May 15, 2017.

 EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Tutors are expected, for example, to: participate in training activities; keep abreast of strategies, policies, and procedures related to effective tutoring; provide individual and/or group tutoring/instruction on agreed-upon days and times; complete assessment of students’ needs prior to tutoring/instruction; report attendance such as “no shows”; provide encouragement to students to enhance self-esteem; complete service-delivery reports after sessions; complete accurate timesheets; exercise good judgment and professionalism when interacting with students; and other duties as assigned.

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS

  • Must be a college student, a graduate student, current or retired teacher, or experienced professional.
  • Students must have earned a “B” or higher in the tutoring subject — evidence required.  All students must be in good academic standing.
  • Current or retired teachers or experienced professionals must provide evidence of competency in tutoring subject (e.g., transcript, copy of diploma in discipline, reference letters, certifications, citations).
  • Preference given to individuals with experience working with economically challenged/first generation college bound students and/or previous tutoring experience.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.             

 TIME COMMITMENT: Must be available to work Mondays and Wednesdays during 4:00pm-8:00pm. Hours subject to change depending on operational and students’ needs.

 SALARY:$10 per hour minimum. Eligible campus employees may be considered for work in excess compensation.

 BACKGROUND CHECKS: Chosen candidates are required to pass an extensive background check prior to starting the position. New background checks may be required for individuals employed previously by Upward Bound and/or who work in other areas of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or off campus.

 TO APPLY: Please complete your application online at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2048451 and upload the following supporting documents online along with your application: 

 1) Cover Letter (addressing qualifications, experiences and how you comply with requirements) 

2) Resume

3) Philosophy of Education (addressing your perception of teaching, learning, your teaching goals, your goals for students and/or your personal goals as an educator)

4) Unofficial copy of academic transcript with evidence of highest degree

5) Contact information for four references (including: name, job title, phone number, and e-mail address)

 *Previous Upward Bound employees should submit the following: an application, cover letter, and an updated resume.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed and interviews may be conducted immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. To ensure full consideration, please submit your materials by Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

 PROGRAM WEBSITE: http://omsa.illinois.edu/TRIO/upwardbound.html

 STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVERSITY STATEMENT: http://www.omsa.illinois.edu/DOCS/Diversity_SA.pdf

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 

Research Technician Position Available in MCB

Job Title: Academic Hourly Research Technician
Occupational Summary:
An academic hourly position is available with an immediate start date for a highly motivated individual to join the laboratory of Dr. Erik R. Nelson, within the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The successful candidate will perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting laboratory tests and experiments.

Work Performed:

  1. Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.
  2. Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests.
  3. Rodent husbandry and handling (manual restraint, injections, tumor measurement, necropsy).
  4. Small animal (rodent) surgery.
  5. Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.
  6. Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment.
  7. Assist in training new personnel.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Skills:

  • Applicants require a Bachelor of Science degree in a related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with either animal work, cell culture or molecular biology are considered assets, but not necessary.

The academic hourly is expected to work for 35-40 hours per week. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications:

Please email a brief cover letter, CV/Resume and the contact information for three references to:
Erik R. Nelson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
enels@illinois.edu

GAP YEAR? HOW ABOUT CITY YEAR?

For graduates considering a career in medicine or public health, City Year provides a unique and valuable perspective. During this gap year experience, AmeriCorps Members must be compassionate and empathetic, forging personal relationships with students and their families on a daily basis. They must be hardworking and persistent amidst seemingly insurmountable obstacles, constantly honing the skills that will one day turn them into both competent and caring physicians. They will witness first-hand the impact a lack of access to high quality health care can have on an individual, a community, and society at large. City Year alumni working in the medical field say City Year shaped their pathway and provided a solid foundation for their medical careers.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TODAY.

Summer 2016 Research Position

Chronic Wasting Disease in Illinois White-tailed Deer Employee

The Mateus and Novakofski lab is seeking a motivated individual to assist with research on the genetics of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Illinois white-tailed deer. The CWD research program conducts applied conservation and population genetic analysis of deer, describes patterns of genetic structure, spatial distribution and gene flow, to draw insights into the epidemiology of CWD.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • DNA extraction
  • PCR
  • Sequencing
  • Genotyping
  • Data analysis in Sequencher and Genemapper software
  • Data entry in MS Excel and Access

Necessary Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction.
  • Must have good organization and communication skills.
  • Experience with basic lab techniques (i.e., PCR).
  • Must be able to work during summer 2016.

Compensation: During the summer, the selected candidate will be expected to work 30-40 hours per week. Extension of the position after summer is possible. If the candidate is an undergraduate student, work during fall/spring semesters is limited to a maximum of 10 hours per week. Pay will be hourly based on experience.

Closing: Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Please send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Green (mlgreen@illinois.edu)

Illinois Emergency Medical Services Fall 2016 EMT Basic Course

Become a leader in the healthcare field by learning life-saving knowledge and skills in the Fall 2016 EMT-Basic Course through Illini EMS! Learn to take charge in medical emergencies and gain hands-on experience with real patients in the Emergency Room and out in the Champaign-Urbana community. Their EMT Basic course will challenge students to shift from passive bystanders to active healthcare professionals. Over the course of the Fall 2016 semester you will learn:

  • Treatment of Cardiac Arrest beyond simple CPR
  • In depth treatment of Heart Attacks, Strokes, Respiratory Disease, Diabetes, Emergency Childbirth, Allergic Reactions, Psychiatric Emergencies, and much more
  • Management of Shock, Hemorrhage, and a variety of Traumatic injuries
  • Pharmacological Interventions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient assessment and the interpretation of a patient’s vital signs

The course prepares students for the National Registry Exam, certifying them as an EMT-B. Our mix of classroom training, online material, and clinical exposure provides our students a strong foundation for a future in healthcare. If interested, more information can be found on their website at https://www.fsi.illinois.edu/iems/. To apply, complete a Course Policies and Procedures form found on the Documents page, and fill out the Application Questionnaire found on the Courses page under the EMT-B Section.

Completed applications are due May 5th at 5:30 PM, with all required physical forms submitted to the IEMS office (room 258 in the Union RSO complex).

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